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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2008-119A (Jacket)

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Posted on:8/21/08 10:16 PM
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Christina Sonja said... (9/6/08 1:58 PM) Reply
This is my favorite pattern from this issue, I'm glad to hear you figured out a way to make it work, hopefully I can too!
Sara The Slayer said... (8/31/08 11:48 AM) Reply
Crap, that's exactly the kind of trouble I'm having with my last BWOF project. The facings. The horror. Now that you mention this, I'm wondering if my trouble isn't that I cut a seam allowance to use as a facing and maybe there didn't need to be one. I'd also been eyeing this pattern. Looks great! And great to see you figured it out.
Em's Summer said... (8/23/08 9:05 AM) Reply
This is just soo cute! You did a great job!
Frozzy said... (8/22/08 11:04 PM) Reply
Bonnie, this is so cute! Way to go!
Frogstitcher said... (8/22/08 8:54 PM) Reply
Lovely, stylish casual jacket. Great job getting this one done despite BWOF's instructions.
michellep74 said... (8/22/08 12:26 PM) Reply
Very cute jacket! It looks adorable on you! Thanks for the heads up about the instructions.
cindyann said... (8/22/08 10:10 AM) Reply
That is a cute jacket! Perfect in black.
Geordie Girl said... (8/22/08 9:45 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket. Your version looks much better than the one on the magazine. Thanks for the review.
Rhoda K said... (8/22/08 8:55 AM) Reply
Very nice and I like the style. Great job.
Heatherrique said... (8/22/08 7:56 AM) Reply
Adorable jacket on you! Thanks for your VERY timely review!
Ronda Rae said... (8/22/08 7:45 AM) Reply
Bonnie, how timely! I was jusst looking at this jacket last night. I was reading the instructions and I thought the same thing!! They were confusing to me, too. Your jacket looks great. You've given me the courage to go ahead and try this jacket. I was having second thoughts. Thanks so much for reviewing!!
nancy2001 said... (8/22/08 7:20 AM) Reply
Oh, what a cute little jacket. I love the tie neck. I'm sure this is going to become one of your favorite pieces.
squirrellypoo said... (8/22/08 7:08 AM) Reply
Fantastic! This was the only pattern I liked from this issue and it's good to see it works so well. I already know how I'd construct it, so I probably won't look at their instructions anyway. Very helpful, thanks!
yorkshire lass said... (8/22/08 5:48 AM) Reply
Looks really good on you and I like the changes you made to it.
merteuil said... (8/22/08 1:58 AM) Reply
Very cute little jacket! This is on my to do list as well! Thanks for the review!
Annette1 said... (8/22/08 0:26 AM) Reply
Really a cute style, and I love your design changes. It looks great on you!
sewtime said... (8/21/08 11:41 PM) Reply
Your jacket is really cute!
pterion said... (8/21/08 11:13 PM) Reply
I love your jacket. I would wear that every day. Too bad about the instructions. I just got this issue but haven't made up a BWOF pattern yet - guess this would NOT be a good 'first.'
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