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Pattern Reviews> Textile Studio> 1213 (Mandarin Shirt Jacket)

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Reviewed by:LindsayT

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Posted on:9/21/08 6:08 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 22 people   
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AnneM said... (10/1/08 5:45 AM) Reply
Love it! Great use of the lace and the pattern.
Jane S said... (9/27/08 9:33 AM) Reply
Wow, I am so inspired to tackle the lace in my stash. You look wonderful and your review is so useful. Thanks!
Allie in Hong Kong said... (9/23/08 6:37 AM) Reply
Very Prada! Great example of how brilliant it is to have a TNT pattern.
Erica B. said... (9/23/08 0:49 AM) Reply
You nailed this jacket! Very Prada-esque!
Heatherrique said... (9/22/08 5:42 PM) Reply
Superb knockoff of your inspiration Prada jacket! You look fabulous!
Karine said... (9/22/08 5:05 PM) Reply
Lindsay, that jacket is fantastic! Thanks for the detailed review and link to your blog with the pictures.
Stitchcakes said... (9/22/08 12:52 PM) Reply
Love it! Love the construction details on your blog. Thanks!
gatorgirl4325 said... (9/22/08 11:10 AM) Reply
cmarie12 said... (9/22/08 9:54 AM) Reply
What a wonderful use of a TNT pattern! Love your interpretation of the designer gear!
carolynw said... (9/22/08 9:20 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket - I would say you did a 100% knock off here - looks just as good ,is more than likely better constructed, fits better and cost a whole lot $$$$less. Bravo
Catbird said... (9/22/08 8:43 AM) Reply
This looks so beautiful, just like the Prada inspiration jacket, and I agree it looks great with jeans (as most things do)! Nice picture, too!
Linda G said... (9/22/08 5:29 AM) Reply
I saw a Gold colored Prada jacket in the More magazine, I looked very much like the same style and I wondered if it could be duplicated, you did it, what a wonderful job, I love it!!
Christas said... (9/22/08 1:18 AM) Reply
I would have never thought of lace for a jacket. It looks wonderful!
Luckylibbet said... (9/21/08 11:34 PM) Reply
Never thought lace could be so versatile! Great with jeans and a LBD, how fabulous can you get? Thanks for all the tips on sewing it up as well... very helpful review!
mastdenman said... (9/21/08 11:28 PM) Reply
Wonderful jacket. It looks great with jeans and would look just as great with a little black dress.
Ann Smith said... (9/21/08 9:37 PM) Reply
Fabulous knockoff. It looks great on you and I love it with the jeans.
moushka said... (9/21/08 9:36 PM) Reply
Seriously stunning! A fabulous knock-off that looks every bit as good as the real thing and I'm sure will be worn with even more pleasure. Thanks for an inspiring review.
Tiner W said... (9/21/08 9:28 PM) Reply
That is gorgeous! How inspiring! Now I want one!
lilyofthevalley said... (9/21/08 9:17 PM) Reply
Lindsay, my tongue is dragging on the floor - I'm so darned covetous! Truly smashing and you look delicious in it. And your DD has taken a really unaffected and charming photo. Lovely, Lily
DaisyEsq said... (9/21/08 9:14 PM) Reply
The jacket is beautiful. I like the contrast of the lace against the jeans.
Lori V said... (9/21/08 9:08 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket.
Karen8320 said... (9/21/08 8:50 PM) Reply
Lovely work, Lindsay, and such a really cool looking photo! Thanks for the insight into your construction techniques. This is a really gorgeous garment that has heaps of versatility.
dbsewer said... (9/21/08 8:36 PM) Reply
Really love your jacket. It's so pretty and you did a wonderful job. The lace is gorgeous.
Sewlovelier said... (9/21/08 8:29 PM) Reply
Beautiful work. You've inspired me. I'll be looking for lace to make my own. I really like how you backed the hems and front with the china silk. It looks great with your jeans!
Barbara3 said... (9/21/08 7:49 PM) Reply
Just beautiful, and a terrific review of your construction techniques. Thanks!
AnnieInNYC said... (9/21/08 7:48 PM) Reply
A seemingly simple pattern transformed into a designer masterpiece. It's truly outstanding!
sewtime said... (9/21/08 7:38 PM) Reply
Wow, so pretty!
marec said... (9/21/08 7:28 PM) Reply
wow! That is a terrific jacket. I love the lace...and I am surprised that it still can look sporty even with all the lace. Perfect-:-)
Birgitte said... (9/21/08 7:03 PM) Reply
That looks so good on you, and it's so nice to see you model again! :-) Excellent job, that's a definite keeper!
wendlesue said... (9/21/08 7:00 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket. It will be so versatile too! Great job.
Karendee said... (9/21/08 6:28 PM) Reply
I posted on SG, but it never hurts to repeat a compliment. Your lace jacket is just beautiful and you look so stylish in it. Congratulations on such a nice garment.
Karen6790 said... (9/21/08 6:15 PM) Reply
We all fell in love with the Prada lace this year, but this is the first knockoff I've seen and you've inspired me to get off the computer and work on mine. Just beautiful.
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