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Posted on:4/20/03 5:24 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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ShereeSews said... (9/29/03 7:08 AM) Reply
This jacket is taught in a popular class at Haberman Fabrics, in Royal Oak, Michigan. Instructor, Lynn McCabe calls it the WOW Jacket, and it surely is. She makes it up in lucious home decor fabrics, brocades, velvets, etc. for a real knock-out designer look. But of course, It ends up a lot heavier looking than your adorable version. You did a very nice job on your piecework project ....thanks for the helpful suggestions!
alex said... (4/21/03 9:59 PM) Reply
I like your version better than kwiksew's! You did a wonderful job of choosing the coordinating fabrics!
Gigi Louis said... (4/21/03 7:49 PM) Reply
Wow, I can't believe you've only been sewing for 4 months! You're a natural.
Lori V said... (4/21/03 1:14 AM) Reply
beautiful jacket and colors. I can't believe you have had a machine only since december - wow
B. Peg said... (4/20/03 11:42 PM) Reply
Thanks all for the comments, one and all. Yes, I am a beginner. Only bought the machine last December to make some new dinette seat cushions to replace my ripped ones. This is my second Pfaff machine already! Just keeping it warmed up. KathleenS, the back colors are the same as the four front centers, only larger. I still would like a lining in it but I don't know how to do that...yet. Maybe next year?
AnneM said... (4/20/03 7:22 PM) Reply
I've been looking at that pattern. Nice spring color combination. The sleeve modification you did turned out nicely. I also like your lining idea.
KathleenS said... (4/20/03 6:42 PM) Reply
You certainly don't look like a beginner! Great work selecting the fabrics and designing the layout and a great result. Well done! How did you arrange the colours on the back? (or do you have a picture?)
Georgene said... (4/20/03 6:00 PM) Reply
Your results are really charming. Fabric selection is really nice!
Lynngray said... (4/20/03 5:43 PM) Reply
Wow, it looks Great. Love the colors.
 
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