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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2008-10 (Knit Jacket)

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Posted on:11/12/08 0:22 AM
Last Updated:12/30/08 11:51 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 15 people   
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nancy2001 said... (1/1/09 7:53 AM) Reply
Great looking jackets. The black one looks especially sophisticated.
angie.a said... (12/31/08 9:16 AM) Reply
Meggie, these are AWESOME! I don't know how I missed the original review! I am especially in love with the cropped version, I never even thought of cropping it, but it's fabulous!
morzel said... (12/31/08 5:55 AM) Reply
The jacket version #3 is, together with your Octobre wide leg linen pant such a cool combo!! You look great in your new jackets.
Annette1 said... (12/31/08 0:08 AM) Reply
KNOCK IT OFF, WOULD YOU? I THOUGHT I liked the ORCHID one best, and now I think I like the black one best ... until I look at the brown one! Maybe it's like a song: My favorite is whatever I last heard. At any rate, I love ALL of them! The black one is such a classic, and the orchid is trendy, and the chocolate one is somewhere in the middle. What a FANTABULOUS wardrobe you've designed! (I invented ANOTHER new word. It's a good thing we don't have spell check on here!)
Mahler said... (12/30/08 10:07 PM) Reply
Thank you for this excellent review. This jacket was designed for you. You created two beautiful version. It is incredible how many garment you have sewn in less then a year !!! You are very inspiring.
Izzie said... (12/30/08 9:40 PM) Reply
Oh I love the cropped version! Great job you little Okie you.
Winifred said... (12/30/08 7:53 PM) Reply
Meggie you are advancing like an army!! We want a tailored jacket next !!!
Annette1 said... (12/30/08 6:14 PM) Reply
Boy, it's hard to choose, but I almost think I like this little CROPPED one even better than the first one! Of course, yo don't HAVE to choose -- ha! You OWN this color, baby!! :o))
Little Buttercups said... (11/18/08 5:35 PM) Reply
Awesome Jacket! Great alterations to make it even more your own! Good Luck in the Contest!
Fairy_Tinkerbell said... (11/17/08 12:45 PM) Reply
I love your jacket!
MelissaB in WA said... (11/16/08 10:23 AM) Reply
Gosh, that is so cute! I must drag out my OW mags and go pattern shopping again. Your wardrobe is looking fantastic!
janet said... (11/13/08 7:50 PM) Reply
Adorable jacket--you have great style!
Danvillegirl said... (11/13/08 5:30 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket. Looks great with the top.
Karen6790 said... (11/12/08 9:36 PM) Reply
I recently traced this, so it's good to know it looks so great made up. Love the faux suede, and isn't it great when you can use up someone else's stash? Congrats on your 100th review.
j222b said... (11/12/08 10:34 AM) Reply
I love the top and jacket with the jeans. So cute on you.
Mary Stiefer said... (11/12/08 10:33 AM) Reply
I love this jacket, too. Your changes are great.
nglalala said... (11/12/08 9:48 AM) Reply
I LoVE this jacket! It's so cute and matches so well.
Amanda S. said... (11/12/08 8:54 AM) Reply
Very cute jacket. It matches your top perfectly.
nellc said... (11/12/08 8:01 AM) Reply
Really lovely jacket, it looks great in your faux suede fabric. Congratulations on reaching 100 reviews.
Lori V said... (11/12/08 7:10 AM) Reply
This is very cute, Meggie, much better than the picture in the magazine. Congrats on you 100th review.
2BSewing said... (11/12/08 6:26 AM) Reply
I agree with Annette...Awesome jacket! You did a fabulous job with the faux suede.
Heatherrique said... (11/12/08 5:51 AM) Reply
Marvelous jacket!
Annette1 said... (11/12/08 1:36 AM) Reply
Oh, and CONGRATULATIONS on REVIEW NO. 100!!
Annette1 said... (11/12/08 1:35 AM) Reply
AWESOME jacket! I'm loving those BIG BUTTONS. :o) GREAT idea, too, to use the binding around the neck. GO, GO, GO!!!!
Izzie said... (11/12/08 1:15 AM) Reply
So cute! I like the changes you made and it goes so well with your top. Great job sewing the faux suede, if you can sew that, you can sew anything!
BeckyMc said... (11/12/08 0:38 AM) Reply
Very cute! You have a very cute and classy style. I love the fabric.
cabinbaby said... (11/12/08 0:35 AM) Reply
That is really cute. I love the gathers above the bust and the two buttons.
 
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