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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2008-115 (Double breasted jacket)

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Reviewed by:Natasha R.

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Posted on:6/21/09 1:58 PM
Last Updated:6/21/09 9:23 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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fuzzygalore said... (6/24/09 3:24 PM) Reply
That is one good-looking jacket! Thanks for the back picture, which isn't easy to find, it's totally worth it. Why is this a bit small? Did you pick a size by translating your US size, which is garanteed 2 sizes too small? Or did you correctly pick it by measurements, and it's the thicker wool and extra lining that's making too much of a difference?
cgHipp said... (6/24/09 0:40 AM) Reply
Wow, fantastic job. Love the choice of fabric.
Kay Y said... (6/22/09 8:28 PM) Reply
It's so nice to see this one made up - it's one of the patterns in that issue that I really liked. Your jacket looks super on you!
sarahb said... (6/22/09 12:10 PM) Reply
QuiltSewSewSue said... (6/22/09 4:50 AM) Reply
Great job! Everything you make is a learning experience. The front is good (not as bad as you say) and the back is great! Maybe shifting the button as noted in an above comment may help. Anyway I would be really happy if it were mine!
Mary Nanna said... (6/22/09 3:41 AM) Reply
Looks great, and very professional, despite your comments about the difficulties you had. Great job! And a 3 star BWOF pattern - give yourself a very big pat on the back!
Peacock Chic said... (6/22/09 1:06 AM) Reply
This jacket has been on my list for a while and your renditions makes me want to make it even more!! Love the color and all the fabulous details. It looks fantastic!
Gelbean said... (6/21/09 11:53 PM) Reply
Wow, that's one incredible jacket!
Vintage Joan said... (6/21/09 11:25 PM) Reply
Fantastic job! And that color is wonderful.
Berniev said... (6/21/09 11:18 PM) Reply
Beautiful work! YOu look great in it. Thank you for the review.
graysquirrel said... (6/21/09 10:53 PM) Reply
Wow...amazing job! It looks really cute!
graysquirrel said... (6/21/09 10:53 PM) Reply
Wow...amazing job! It looks really cute!
MissCelie said... (6/21/09 10:27 PM) Reply
omg. Seriously. That is a GREAT looking jacket. I love the pockets and the peplum in the back. The seaming details are quite nice too. Excellent job!
digs57 said... (6/21/09 7:47 PM) Reply
I love it! You made something to be very proud of. I see what you mean about it being a shade tight - but if you move the top button a bit toward centre, that would give you just the extra breathing room to get rid of the ripples. The back view BTW is fabulous: bravo! (I also very much like the other garments you have on your flickr page)
JoanneM said... (6/21/09 3:27 PM) Reply
I must have missed the back photo. It is DARLING!!!!!!
JoanneM said... (6/21/09 3:24 PM) Reply
Love this. Great color. My D1 has requested this one for me to make before college starts in the fall. Thanks for the review. Most helpful.
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