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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5087 (Front wrap jacket)

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Reviewed by:jent
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Posted on:1/28/08 2:51 PM
Last Updated:1/28/08 7:59 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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velosewer said... (7/25/11 0:37 AM) Reply
Thank you for this review. I'm about to trial this and your jacket is so dreamy. It was definitely your influence.
Boo97 said... (1/29/08 9:50 PM) Reply
Oh Jent your coat is absolutely beautiful!
Hilary said... (1/29/08 9:03 PM) Reply
Your jacket is really beautiful-I love the belt you made-it's perfect !
Lucy in Virginia said... (1/29/08 1:37 PM) Reply
This is a lovely coat and the charmeuse tie belt gives it that added detail you can't find in RTW! Thanks for the review.
gatorgirl4325 said... (1/29/08 11:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - and perfect for this time of year!
marjenann said... (1/29/08 9:07 AM) Reply
OMG!! Your jacket is fantasti!! Your are so (sew) talented!
Babs42 said... (1/29/08 8:15 AM) Reply
What a beauty! The color is amazing and you did a wonderful job on this!
CynthiaSue said... (1/29/08 2:30 AM) Reply
fabulous. way better than pattern envelope. you carried off this color perfectly. looks designer.
Sew4Fun said... (1/28/08 11:16 PM) Reply
Welcome back to the world of sewing. You have certainly hit the ground running. Your jacket is lovely.
Allie in Hong Kong said... (1/28/08 9:59 PM) Reply
This is gorgeous, what a great way to get back into sewing. I really love the collar and the fabric.
Amy J said... (1/28/08 8:15 PM) Reply
this is darling!
leanmeansewingmachine said... (1/28/08 8:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and it really looks nice on you. Great job!
jlg said... (1/28/08 7:27 PM) Reply
Ooh, so pretty. Glad you are back to sewing.
Nancywin said... (1/28/08 7:26 PM) Reply
Beautiful. I can't believe this is your first jacket and you added a lining to it. Good for you! I find Connie Long's book Easy Guide to Linings to be very helpful for adding linings to patterns that don't have them. I'm sure you'll get lots of compliments on your pretty jacket.
ryansmumAria said... (1/28/08 7:15 PM) Reply
Sharon M said... (1/28/08 6:46 PM) Reply
Your jacket turned out beautifully! It looks so different from my version just because of the fabric and belt. I agree - that collar is so much fun to wear!
Riordan said... (1/28/08 6:04 PM) Reply
How pretty--I love it!!! Great jacket!
Squeezylemon said... (1/28/08 5:48 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket, congratulations! I am sure you look wonderful in it.
carolynw said... (1/28/08 5:41 PM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous - love the color and you have done a great job on this jacket - I love the belt - really adds something
Lisa Laree said... (1/28/08 5:22 PM) Reply
Oh, how timely. I've got some winter white wool crepe and I've been trying to decide what pattern to use for a jacket from it...this looks great! Hm.....
chinel said... (1/28/08 5:07 PM) Reply
So cute!! You made me want to sew this jacket too!! By the way, I love the belt
Deb Thompson said... (1/28/08 5:03 PM) Reply
Oh that is stunning! I'm a big fan of the creme palette and that lining looks delicious!!
Leslie in Austin said... (1/28/08 4:44 PM) Reply
Oh that is *SO* pretty!!
slanden99 said... (1/28/08 4:34 PM) Reply
Very pretty jacket!
LindsayT said... (1/28/08 4:15 PM) Reply
Ditto to seeing a photo of you wearing it! Very nice.
Kath in ON said... (1/28/08 3:47 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket! I'd love to see a picture of you wearing it.
Schnauzer said... (1/28/08 3:42 PM) Reply
Your jacket is lovely! I agree, PR is definitely the place to come for inspiration and motivation. Well done!
didda said... (1/28/08 3:40 PM) Reply
nice jacket. yet another example of a PR member making a design look so much better than examples shown on the pattern envelopes.
Lori V said... (1/28/08 3:39 PM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket, I love the belt. Great job on your first garment in in years, you did a fantastic job.
michellep74 said... (1/28/08 3:13 PM) Reply
Very pretty jacket. I love the charmeuse tie belt!
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