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Posted on:3/4/09 9:32 PM
Last Updated:3/4/09 9:43 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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acwink said... (9/19/11 11:22 AM) Reply
Awesome! Thanks so much!
HeyJane said... (9/19/11 7:54 AM) Reply
acwink, I cut the lining from the same pattern pieces, treating the FF and lining as one. Then I sewed the seam allowances down onto the lining fabric (turn the raw edge under). The armhole area is finished with a strip of Hug Snug seam binding. French seams might be faster because I did a lot of hand sewing. I just remembered something else about this pattern: Mark your bodice pieces somehow so you'll remember what is the top, and what is RS out. As I recall, it's very easy to get the bodice pieces sideways because the shape of the piece is pretty much square and it's easy to get it confused (even without dots). Have fun making your jacket!
acwink said... (9/18/11 10:08 PM) Reply
The lining looks amazing!! I am planning on making this jacket and wonder how to make a lining for it. For now I'll try French seams, but would you mind sharing with us how you designed the lining? Thank you!
tonkakat said... (9/18/09 5:09 PM) Reply
Love how you incorporated the the outfit from different patterns. The fabric choices are great!
desertana said... (9/7/09 9:03 PM) Reply
Darling outfit!
Meggie LuLu said... (5/4/09 6:18 PM) Reply
This outfit is just TOO CUTE!! In fact, CUTE is an understatement!! Can you make me an outfit just like this???!! I would wear EVERY DAY!! LOL!!
Christas said... (5/4/09 5:35 PM) Reply
This outfit is precious! It looks like something from a very expensive boutique! ADORABLE!
Annette1 said... (3/6/09 0:11 AM) Reply
This is SOOOOOOOOOO cute! You should be designing kids' clothes. :o) All I can say is you've got ONE LUCKY LITTLE NIECE. :O) EVERY little detail is just PERFECT.
Elemenopeo said... (3/5/09 4:11 PM) Reply
Very fashionable.
amy in mpls said... (3/5/09 12:19 PM) Reply
OMG, too cute!
wendlesue said... (3/5/09 6:21 AM) Reply
The whole outfit is soooooo much fun. Thanks for sharing such and inspiring project! You have put together a very original and up-to-date ensemble. Did I mention adorable? And the dots are totally worth the crossed eyes you endured to sew them up.
Dmd4106 said... (3/4/09 10:31 PM) Reply
Too cute! The jacket is adorable!
katlew03 said... (3/4/09 10:03 PM) Reply
Really cute pattern. Too bad DGD won't wear pants. This outfit is looks so chic.
Lori V said... (3/4/09 9:58 PM) Reply
Amazing outfit.
Secretsugar said... (3/4/09 9:57 PM) Reply
Adorable outfit! I love the sleeves on the jacket especially.
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