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Reviewed by:Cheryl Reeves
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Posted on:1/7/08 11:02 PM
Last Updated:2/14/08 4:26 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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TishE said... (4/25/08 2:29 PM) Reply
Cheryl thanks so much for this detailed review. I have some Chinese Brocade that I wanted to make up in a jean jacket style and your second version was exactly what I was looking for. The rosy red looks beautiful on you!
cecelia said... (2/15/08 8:45 AM) Reply
These both are very nice. What a good idea to use brocade--different fabrics really make a difference in the look.
marjenann said... (2/15/08 8:15 AM) Reply
Smart and sassy!! I love those jackets, and your workmanship is impeccable!!! Annette
lilyofthevalley said... (2/14/08 5:48 PM) Reply
Love both jackets on you. Perfect jacket for Valentine's Day, and the jean jacket is perfect for any day you wish. Your detail work is exquisite. And great review, too. -Lily
Athene said... (2/14/08 4:49 PM) Reply
Wow - both jackets look great. The work you put in shows - you have a lovely fit on both jackets.
ryan's mom said... (1/10/08 11:04 AM) Reply
Great jacket!
Grammy Gin said... (1/8/08 1:17 PM) Reply
Really cute jacket!
Sherril Miller said... (1/8/08 12:38 PM) Reply
Cheryl, you've done wonderful work on this jacket. Very RTW. Great fit too.
Annette1 said... (1/8/08 11:57 AM) Reply
Such beautiful work, you do! Your jacket is just perfect. (I have some jeans out of this same fabric. :o) I've often contemplated this pattern, and you may have pushed me over the edge!
gatorgirl4325 said... (1/8/08 9:53 AM) Reply
Great looking jean jacket!
carolynw said... (1/8/08 9:26 AM) Reply
Beautiful job and beautiful jacket - have the pattern and it is definitely a TNT for me
cecelia said... (1/8/08 8:46 AM) Reply
Cheryl, very nice--I'm sure you'll wear it a lot.
Helen near Sydney said... (1/8/08 5:44 AM) Reply
What a beautiful job you've done with this jacket, your construction is flawless and it looks truly fabulous on. All your photos are much appreciated.
Sharon Smith said... (1/8/08 1:32 AM) Reply
Wow, Cheryl, easy to see that your sewing skills are excellent - such great seams and top stitching. Great jacket pattern, and it looks better on you than on the dress form. I think your sleeve length is just right. Looking at the pix on the form, I thought the yoke needed to be shortened, both front and back, but live - well it looks just great. Definitely needs to be made again. You're a pro.
Heatherrique said... (1/7/08 11:31 PM) Reply
Ooh la la, Cheryl! That looks spectacular!
 
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