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Posted on:8/7/08 4:12 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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needlenorth said... (9/10/08 8:28 PM) Reply
This is very helpful in that it is one of the patterns recommended by Threads Magazine for being made up a la Chanel. I have just gotten my swatches from one of their recommended suppliers, Linton's, and was pleasantly surprised at that English mill's quick response to me in Boston, USA. Interesting comments about quilting's effect (as opposed to facings and interfacings). I need to "snoop shop" at the Chanel store in Boston to feel what the original might be like, too, before embarking on this project.
Marji said... (9/1/08 9:53 AM) Reply
Beautifully done, a the result is a fabulous jacket. PS, I'm so jealous of your access to the Linton tweeds. ;)
Nancy K said... (9/1/08 8:28 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket!
sewtime said... (8/7/08 11:34 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket this will be one of your favorites!
amy in mpls said... (8/7/08 10:00 AM) Reply
you have a great style! I love all your outfits on your blog, if you sold them i would buy them!
carolynw said... (8/7/08 9:25 AM) Reply
Love your jacket - I am working on my Chanel using the same pattern - thanks for the review
dbsewer said... (8/7/08 8:46 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and you did a wonderful job fitting. Thanks for the link to your blog with its pics and more details.
cecelia said... (8/7/08 8:31 AM) Reply
Very nice--I love the fabric and lining combination. I'm sure you'll wear this a lot!
Tiner W said... (8/7/08 7:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful--and so well-fitted! This looks both elegant and easy to wear!
Kbenco said... (8/7/08 7:17 AM) Reply
I love your jacket. Thanks for the details on your construction. Did you quilt the jacket before you sewed the lining and jacket together? Sorry to be obtuse.
yorkshire lass said... (8/7/08 7:00 AM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket. You got such a wonderful fit on this, and I love the tweed and the lining, which complement each other beautifully. Well worth all the hard work for such a lovely result.
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