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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 8189 (mccalls)

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Posted on:2/29/08 11:00 PM
Last Updated:2/29/08 11:00 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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neuwifesews said... (3/13/08 0:14 AM) Reply
This is really fabulous, you must have a closet full of stuff you love to wear!
Birgitte said... (3/8/08 10:25 PM) Reply
Just fabulous- love it!! A true designer piece- be very proud!
damiller29672 said... (3/3/08 7:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful job. Your jacket will be alot of fun to wear. Great tip on the rouching. You have a winner here.
Nancy K said... (3/2/08 7:48 PM) Reply
Great knockoff! Your jacket looks wonderful and the details are superb.
CarolynGM said... (3/2/08 1:43 PM) Reply
Awesome knock-off. Your jacket is superb.
CharityAK said... (3/2/08 12:54 PM) Reply
Wow! You did a fantastic job. This looks exactly like the original. I'm so glad you were able to participate. I've missed seeing your talent on the board lately. Very inspiring design.
Sigrid. said... (3/2/08 11:46 AM) Reply
Splendid. Great knock-off, very much like the original. Even better.
Danvillegirl said... (3/2/08 8:09 AM) Reply
Great job!
lilyofthevalley said... (3/2/08 3:05 AM) Reply
That ruching over piping is breathtaking! Your entire jacket is sublimely elegant, and exceeds Cavalli garment by more than a little. Jacket envy, here ... big time! I'll just close my eyes now and pretend it's mine, for a moment. Gorgeous. -Lily
Larkin said... (3/1/08 7:46 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!! I'm inspired that you can find a look you love, find a pattern that will get you there and do it all so successfully. Fabulous!
marjenann said... (3/1/08 2:06 PM) Reply
Honestly, at first glance I could not tell the original from your lovely creation. What a fanstastic jacket, it is amazing! Truly a designer piece!
Sewingmi said... (3/1/08 1:50 PM) Reply
I am just amazed by your jacket! It is absolutely stunning!
Luckylibbet said... (3/1/08 1:22 PM) Reply
Thanks for the photos showing the ruching technique - very helpful. Also, a totally amazing knock off very close to inspiration.
Sharon M said... (3/1/08 1:12 PM) Reply
It's wonderful! What a great knock-off!
Sew_Creative said... (3/1/08 10:09 AM) Reply
I want to thank everyone for taking the time to comment on my project, I really appreciate your encouragement thank you.
TrixieD said... (3/1/08 9:35 AM) Reply
Beek said... (3/1/08 9:28 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous. And it truly looks like a Roberto Cavalli with that wonderful fabric!
carolynw said... (3/1/08 9:25 AM) Reply
What can I say - you have done a spectacular job - hard to tell which is the designer's at $1,430
Judy Wentz said... (3/1/08 9:21 AM) Reply
You really captured the original, perfectly. What a great job!!
CShelley said... (3/1/08 8:33 AM) Reply
Amazing...INSPIRING...awesome! I want it!!
ryan's mom said... (3/1/08 7:50 AM) Reply
What a great job you did with this! Yep, looks just like the original.
Athene said... (3/1/08 0:37 AM) Reply
It's a sizzler! Congratulations.
SAAM said... (2/29/08 11:34 PM) Reply
I love this jacket. It's elegant, exciting, and unexpected. Your technique using the cording for the rouching is truly inspired.
Stephenie said... (2/29/08 11:21 PM) Reply
You've knocked my socks off!! ;) Excellent copy of the RTW!!! Congrats on finishing!
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