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Pattern Reviews> Other> 5268 (Du Barry 1941 Jacket and Skirt)

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Posted on:5/15/08 1:18 AM
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Primatoidefutile said... (6/8/08 4:45 AM) Reply
The jacket is really very cute, and the skirt was also nice.
lilyofthevalley said... (6/5/08 3:03 PM) Reply
Excellent review, Grace, detailing how you turned an 'old lady' piece into a fashion forward blouse for a stylish young woman. I think it would look smashing, too, with the matching, drapey skirt you're considering. (Did you insert shoulder pads, even though you don't want them, to see whether the bust to shoulder wrinkle disappears?) I just love this blouse on you! Lovely, Lily
AnneM said... (6/4/08 5:07 PM) Reply
Great style. I just love the pattern styles from that time frame also.
Em's Summer said... (5/31/08 10:47 PM) Reply
I really like this top! It's not old ladyish at all! It's might be vintage, but it looks very current! You did a great job!
Kat Holliday said... (5/29/08 8:03 PM) Reply
I thinks the 40's is my favorite era. Such an hour glass sillhouette!
MagpieJen said... (5/25/08 1:44 AM) Reply
Really sweet! You tackled a vintage pattern and ended up with a polished looking jacket - I like it a lot!
Heatherrique said... (5/17/08 11:27 AM) Reply
You brought a refreshing take on a classic! Gorgeous!
Kellie R. said... (5/15/08 4:59 PM) Reply
Cute top and nicely done - yes, be sure to enter it in the Vintage contest!
wvsher said... (5/15/08 4:48 PM) Reply
Lovely! I hope you enter your items in the vintage contest!
EveS said... (5/15/08 1:31 PM) Reply
Very trendy-vintage. Love the look...you do very nice work.
Luckylibbet said... (5/15/08 11:20 AM) Reply
Great marriage of fabric & pattern. I agree, vintage in a good way.
Re Becca said... (5/15/08 11:03 AM) Reply
This looks very cute. I think that it does look very current, and you can't go wrong with a cinched waist. Very flattering.
chemmom said... (5/15/08 8:32 AM) Reply
I really like the pattern in the jacket. I agree, this vintage look is back again.
squirrellypoo said... (5/15/08 6:15 AM) Reply
It's funny how fashions come around again! Your short sleeve jacket is very NOW, even though it's vintage!
 
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