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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4047 (1950's Wardrobe)

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Posted on:1/13/08 4:10 PM
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KitnRose said... (6/22/09 0:09 AM) Reply
You look so fabulous! That jacket is gorgeous and you wear it perfectly! Fantastic job, especially with all those little fiddly bits that take so long but make it look so right.
Athene said... (2/3/08 8:40 PM) Reply
Wow - what a fabulous total look with the dress!
Lucy in Virginia said... (2/1/08 2:06 PM) Reply
Very lovely jacket.
CynthiaSue said... (1/17/08 12:55 PM) Reply
How did I miss THIS. This is totally couture looking. really hollywood glam. I'm really jeolous of your houndstooth like fabric!
marjenann said... (1/16/08 4:28 PM) Reply
So fabulous!!! What a show stopper!!!! I love it!
Heatherrique said... (1/15/08 3:23 PM) Reply
Elegant and trendy! You wear this jacket with ultra-glamour!
Grammy Gin said... (1/14/08 11:09 PM) Reply ARE one hip chick!!! fabulous ;-)
SewSewHappy said... (1/14/08 3:17 PM) Reply
Looks exactly like the pattern. Just beautiful - you look terrific in it!
tentmaker said... (1/14/08 1:48 PM) Reply
Love the Jacket. Is the fabric a herringbone or a houndstooth? Anyway it looks great with your red skirt.
LindsayT said... (1/14/08 1:33 PM) Reply
You look very retro-glamorous. Thanks for the well-written and helpful review.
cathy45 said... (1/14/08 10:05 AM) Reply
Beautiful, beautiful.
Mary Stiefer said... (1/14/08 9:12 AM) Reply
It is a beautiful retro jacket and looks fabulous on you. You always seem to make the right decision on fabrics and patterns. Another job well done.
PhyllisC said... (1/14/08 8:24 AM) Reply
Fabulous, and you also really understand that proportion and scale among every item in your ensemble is so key for success with swing styles. You look great! And - save those scraps - you can use them to make a clutch bag.
cindyann said... (1/14/08 8:20 AM) Reply
I LOVE it. You really look wonderful in that style. Excellent work on the lining, and it's such a pretty combination of fabrics. Kudos!!!!
Danvillegirl said... (1/14/08 5:24 AM) Reply
Great, great job! Looks very flattering on you.
yorkshire lass said... (1/14/08 3:55 AM) Reply
Ooh, stunning. I can see why you got all those comments. Looks gorgeous on you and I love the fabric choice.
Karen6790 said... (1/13/08 10:58 PM) Reply
All that block fusing and hard work paid off - that is one glamorous jacket. No wonder they were standing back out of your way - to get a better look, obviously. Wish I'd bought some of that fabric at Paron's.
ryansmumAria said... (1/13/08 10:46 PM) Reply
omg! You look fabulous!!! loved your blog - you are very accomplished.
leanmeansewingmachine said... (1/13/08 10:22 PM) Reply
Great jacket!
Sharon M said... (1/13/08 10:01 PM) Reply
It's beautiful and you look quite chic wearing it.
BeckyC said... (1/13/08 9:39 PM) Reply
You look fabulous in your beautiful jacket and red pencil skirt dress! The gloves are such a classic touch for the retro look! Love 'em! It sounds like you had fun wearing your outfit to church today. Great review!
mClones said... (1/13/08 9:31 PM) Reply
Very fab!
AnneMarie60 said... (1/13/08 9:23 PM) Reply
Chic and fabulous! I love the lining, too. Great review.
didda said... (1/13/08 8:43 PM) Reply
what can i say? everyone else has already said it. you look like a barbie doll. i love the gloves too. Fabulous!
Tiner W said... (1/13/08 8:38 PM) Reply
You are so beautiful in this! What a great style for you! Congrats on getting it finished! Does this mean I have to sew up some of MY Paron's fabric bought the same day as yours???!
Nylorac06 said... (1/13/08 7:41 PM) Reply
You look absolutely gorgeous! What a fantastic outfit. This outfit is just perfect for you. Yes, you do resemble Jackie Kennedy! Way to go!
snowflake girl said... (1/13/08 7:35 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I've picked this pattern up several times and then put it back. Now I think I might want it. To bad Joann's sale ended today for 5 for $5.
ConnieBJ said... (1/13/08 7:26 PM) Reply
You look like a starlet! No you look like a STAR!!! So amazing. Kudos to your photograper too!
carolynw said... (1/13/08 7:12 PM) Reply
You are totally drop dead gorgeous - at first I thought you had a professional model posing for the photo shot!! What a terrific job you have done!!
jlg said... (1/13/08 6:43 PM) Reply
Mahler said... (1/13/08 6:06 PM) Reply
Very chic and stylish ! You look so good with it. Superbe!
Sigrid. said... (1/13/08 5:56 PM) Reply
Like the various ways you can wear this beautiful jacket. Your lining is wonderful too.
carolw said... (1/13/08 5:52 PM) Reply
Very classy, fabulous looking jacket.
ladybegood said... (1/13/08 5:14 PM) Reply
Very Retro Barbie! It even looks good with jeans.
CarolynGM said... (1/13/08 5:10 PM) Reply
This style jacket suits you well. Beautifully done.
cabinbaby said... (1/13/08 5:02 PM) Reply
That's great!! I keep picking up this pattern and then, for some reason, putting it down. Maybe next time, I'll keep it! Great jacket!
Bonnie O said... (1/13/08 4:56 PM) Reply
Terrific jacket! You look great. I love it over the red dress but it is absolutely adorable with jeans!
Lisa Merry said... (1/13/08 4:40 PM) Reply
Wow! This retro coat looks fabulous on you! I like that you included pics on your blog of several ways you plan on wearing it!!
CShelley said... (1/13/08 4:29 PM) Reply
You look MAHVELOUS! Great job and great style. I would love to make a retro piece like this but I'm 5'1" and I fear this would make me look stumpy. Looks great on you though. Thanks for the review and pics.
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