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Pattern Reviews> Patrones Magazine> 272-37 (Inauguration Coat)

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Posted on:2/5/09 11:49 AM
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Barbara V said... (2/6/09 11:06 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat so quickly sewn. All of your creative changes and additions are interesting and clever. Hope you got a picture of yourself at the Inauguration wearing your coat! Lucky you...sure wish I could have gone to such an historic event.
Annette1 said... (2/6/09 0:45 AM) Reply
WOW! What a transformation from the "shapeless" photos to FINISHED and FABULOUS! This is a beautiful coat, made all the more so by all of your special details. I'm so jealous that you got to go to the inauguration. As in, AND I DIDN'T. :o)
Heatherrique said... (2/5/09 10:59 PM) Reply
Your time and efforts produced an elegant, chic and superbly fitting coat!
FreyaStark said... (2/5/09 6:20 PM) Reply
Well done. I'm full of admiration for your skill and creativity.
Mufffet said... (2/5/09 2:22 PM) Reply
GREAT coat and great blog entry of the inauguration day!
SueV said... (2/5/09 2:21 PM) Reply
BEE-U-TI-FUL great review; I wish I needed a coat
amy in mpls said... (2/5/09 2:09 PM) Reply
I love what you did with the jacket. It still has those great lines at the neck, but with a fun and flirty swing! Looks Fantastic!
Karendee said... (2/5/09 1:47 PM) Reply
This is a very thorough review; I also love your purple coat. Glad it kept you warm on the big day!
Mahogany Stylist said... (2/5/09 1:30 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat. The redesign of the bottom makes it extra special.
JEF said... (2/5/09 1:10 PM) Reply
Karen6790 said... (2/5/09 12:45 PM) Reply
I agree, the line drawing was much more interesting than the photo. I think you set a record here, not only for speed of coat-making, but for speed of use of fabric purchased in November, and used together. I loved it then, and I like it even better now. The lining is gorgeous. Good save on the re-drafting after you'd made the shell, it looks perfectly sized for you now.
Diana M said... (2/5/09 12:41 PM) Reply
I gulped as I read "cut it off one inch above the pockets" . . . great courage and creativity resulted in a wonderful coat!!
kathi s said... (2/5/09 12:16 PM) Reply
Amazing coat and skills- I bow down to you!
marec said... (2/5/09 12:09 PM) Reply
This is really nice. I love the lines of the coat-it has a flirty quality that matches you perfectly. The colors are quite striking too. Thanks for a great review.
VtMartha said... (2/5/09 12:05 PM) Reply
Great coat which is definitely worthy of the occasion! I've been following along on your blog.
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