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Posted on:3/30/09 9:02 AM
Last Updated:3/30/09 9:25 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Athene said... (4/4/09 8:13 PM) Reply
I love your jacket. It's nice to see another positive review for this pattern as I recently ordered it and am waiting for it to arrive.
frogs2 said... (3/30/09 3:11 PM) Reply
dbsewer is right - buttonholes in faux fur are SO not worth the bother. Should the perfect buttons happen along, attach an elasticized loop to the overlapping sideof the coat, instead. I love the image of a fur coat in the wilderness...
Kellie R. said... (3/30/09 2:56 PM) Reply
Very nicely done!
j222b said... (3/30/09 1:19 PM) Reply
I like the idea of fur hooks for closures.
dbsewer said... (3/30/09 9:36 AM) Reply
Great jacket. Sewing with faux fur is a challenge but the outcome is so worth it. Yours came out very nice. I would recommend snaps (try to find some slightly larger than the regular size) because you can't make buttonholes in faux fur. The alternative is to go on-line and find a source for fur hooks. I used snaps on a faux lamb jacket I made from BWOF and they worked very well. Have fun and wear this in good health.
Christas said... (3/30/09 9:27 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket!
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