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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5478 (Portrait Collar Jacket)

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Posted on:5/8/08 8:23 PM
Last Updated:5/8/08 9:52 PM

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nglalala said...
This is a really cool jacket~! I'm thinking about making this and I just love your version!
11/20/08 6:04 PM
sew4fun2 said...
I admire people who work with plaid and stripes (I have not mastered them yet). A job well done!
6/9/08 8:01 PM
yummymummy38 said...
gorgeous, great workmanship and I'm in awe of the matching bias plaid. Bravo!
5/12/08 10:32 AM
blue mooney said...
So stylish. Beautiful work!
5/10/08 7:44 AM
lilyofthevalley said...
Well, your jacket and tailoring techniques are nothing short of breathtaking! Your plaid placement is superb and those buttons! Talk about enhancement. I looked at your blog and you look gorgeous. I hope you're as pleased with your accomplishment as we are thrilled with your little masterpiece! Lovely, Lily
5/9/08 8:58 PM
Dei said...
Saw your blog and you look absolutely fabulous! All that hardwork and time was worth every single ounce of it. No pain, no gain and think of how much sewing knowledge you gained in one garment. Just working with that fabric and matching plaids was a feat in itself. But it's the awesome fit that separates the women from the girls. You are a big girl now!
5/9/08 8:40 PM
EnglishDaffodil said...
Oh, this is gorgeous! I bet it is super flattering to wear, too. It's reviews and photos like these that keep me motivated--thanks so much for sharing!
5/9/08 8:36 PM
redcatbicycliste said...
You sewed a beautiful jacket!!!! I checked out your blog to see more photos of it, and all I can say is "Wow!" Your workmanship is excellent. Also, the jacket looks good on you.
5/9/08 7:06 PM
Barbara V said...
What a fantastic did so much with the plaid and did it so well. The fit is wonderful and you look great in it!
5/9/08 6:10 PM
PhyllisC said...
This is just BEAUTIFUL and it looks FAB-u-LOUS on you! ANd your teacher is a gem, you're really learning good technique.
5/9/08 4:51 PM
LindsayT said...
Yay for you! Nice work, lovely jacket.
5/9/08 2:56 PM
Lady_Mame said...
5/9/08 2:18 PM
Ann Smith said...
What a great success. Your tailoring teacher must be very proud of you.
5/9/08 12:41 PM
Stitchcakes said...
The back is! You stir up my Scottish blood.
5/9/08 12:16 PM
sew2little said...
This is so couture-looking. Just beautiful!
5/9/08 11:34 AM
crisford said...
This looks so incredible! Congratulations--it is a work of art. You should wear it all the time!
5/9/08 11:18 AM
solosmocker said...
Gorgeous! Your tailoring looks wonderful. Isn't it fun to put in all that handwork? You can be very proud of this one.
5/9/08 10:01 AM
cathy45 said...
Your jacket is stunning!!! ps--loved your labels--just ordered some, too.
5/9/08 9:35 AM
sewgreat said...
Oh my God, this jacket is fabulous! The way you worked that plaid is fierce, and you look great in it too.
5/9/08 8:09 AM
mylittleelephant said...
This is amazing, I love everything about this jacket, fabric pattern placement, big collar and the way it falls on your shoulder, and especially the back details.......certainly worth the effort you went through with plaid. I would love to take a tailoring lesson myself too, cause we can wear anything but jacket/coat have to be properly done in my opinion, just like your jacket, lovely!
5/9/08 7:34 AM
Olivia Sews said...
Perfect buttons for that fabric! Luv it!! Perfect match on the plaid!
5/9/08 4:58 AM
vespabelle said...
So gorgeous!
5/9/08 3:59 AM
Lori V said...
This is a beautiful jacket, the back is stunning and your matching plaid amazing. Great job.
5/9/08 3:07 AM
Erica B. said...
That jacket is so fabulous! You are now ready to teach a class on laying and cutting plaid!
5/9/08 1:34 AM
Sweetiebop said...
I have look at that pattern and look at the pattern and decided against it. But your creation makes me want to buy it after all. Terrific Job.
5/9/08 1:17 AM
goldesdottar said...
This is a knock-out.
5/9/08 0:57 AM
Sew4Fun said...
Gorgeous jacket! The matching plaid (which I know is NOT easy) is exceptional, as is your tailoring. Beautiful jacket and great job all round. The six months of work really shows!
5/8/08 11:10 PM
cabinbaby said...
I'm excited we finally get to see it. I looove all the different grainlines! It's perfect.
5/8/08 11:07 PM
sewbehind said...
Very nice workmanship. Well done. Looks great on you.
5/8/08 10:58 PM
mendospot said...
5/8/08 10:30 PM
AnneMarie60 said...
Wow! Excellent work, and you look so chic wearing it. I love the buttons and those chevrons on the back--you look great going--and coming!
5/8/08 10:19 PM
Peacock Chic said...
Thanks for the compliments!! Actually Caity I agree with you. I am pretty cold blooded so despite this jacket being made of wool, to me is a late spring or early fall jacket. I would where just a cami underneath and let the jacket do the rest. Also I have worn a lace shirt over the cami and it looks pretty good too.
5/8/08 9:51 PM
Caitycat said...
Awesome choice of fabric and beautiful job! I keep looking at these and thinking "but my neck would FREEZE..." what do you wear under it?
5/8/08 9:28 PM
Gold said...
What a wonderful job!!Very nice !!
5/8/08 8:47 PM
VtMartha said...
I've been following this on your blog. It's the most incredible creation!
5/8/08 8:46 PM
Gelbean said...
Your jacket is beautiful.
5/8/08 8:42 PM
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