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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2009-102 (Jacket/blouse)

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Reviewed by:Kay Y
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Posted on:7/5/09 5:56 PM
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sarahinlafayette said... (9/25/09 7:52 PM) Reply
This is really lovely, and your changes have much improved the original IMO.
Nancy K said... (7/19/09 10:39 AM) Reply
Very nice Kay! I like your changes and I thought the pockets a bit strange too. I wish I had made mine deeper, not just wider like you did yours.
Kellie R. said... (7/8/09 11:47 AM) Reply
Everything you make is superb Kay. This jacket is just BEAUTIFUL and so chic. Great job!!!
lmg said... (7/6/09 5:36 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket! You took a bit too trendy jacket (at least for me) and made it elegant and tasteful. I love the pockets and the beautiful shaping through the waist. And your work is superb.
Grammy Gin said... (7/6/09 12:55 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket! Great job as usual! That fabric is unique to me....I've never seen it.
digs57 said... (7/6/09 11:29 AM) Reply
Great job, Kay - what a cool fabric, too.
Woolygal said... (7/6/09 9:49 AM) Reply
Your work is always so professional. I love this jacket.
jkaori said... (7/6/09 9:03 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket! I like the changes you made to it and the fabric is just stunning for the style. The construction looks beautiful --- congratulations!
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (7/6/09 8:44 AM) Reply
Kay, that's a great style, and your stitching is just immaculate, which sets off the design perfectly. Great fabric, too.
Maychi said... (7/6/09 7:35 AM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket and wonderful fabric choice.
Danvillegirl said... (7/6/09 7:09 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket. I have similar fabric so your advise on sewing foot to use was a good one. I think I will wash my fabric as well.
BillieJean said... (7/6/09 6:26 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket. Can't wait to see the dress.
Sigrid. said... (7/6/09 6:04 AM) Reply
What beautiful fabric for this jacket. I would never have thought of changing the sleeve with the other one from the same issue. It worked out very well! Great fit, as always.
Pam~Off The Cuff~ said... (7/6/09 5:39 AM) Reply
What an absolutely lovely jacket !
kerrynw said... (7/6/09 2:26 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful jacket. Great fit.
shaggy said... (7/6/09 0:45 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket.
AnneMarie60 said... (7/6/09 0:40 AM) Reply
Great call on the sleeve substitution! Gorgeous jacket and so beautifully made. Your reviews are always inspiring.
Kayseri said... (7/6/09 0:22 AM) Reply
I love your version of this jacket. I've eyed the pattern and rejected it a couple of times because I liked the shape but thought all the extras too fussy. You've inspired me to take another look.
JoanneM said... (7/5/09 11:45 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket. Love the laminated linen,really gives it a unique sheen.
Twinset said... (7/5/09 11:17 PM) Reply
What a great looking jacket! The fabric is beautiful, and the execution, perfect!
Heidi Ho said... (7/5/09 10:42 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket!!! I love the buttons they are perfect!
nancyc said... (7/5/09 10:37 PM) Reply
I love your jacket! Beautiful work!
Annette1 said... (7/5/09 10:09 PM) Reply
Well, what can I say, other than SHOW-OFF! Absolute PERFECTION in every little detail. And as for wrinkles, it looks pretty darn good to me, linen or no linen! I love ALL your jackets. :o)
Re Becca said... (7/5/09 9:46 PM) Reply
I love your chic, simplified version of this. I thought this looked fussy in the mag, but your version looks great. I esp. love the sleeves!
Karen6790 said... (7/5/09 9:30 PM) Reply
Love it! This is why we have libraries of BWOF, because sooner or later we're going to want something specific and they'll have it. This is a gorgeous result, love the fabric and now I can't wait to see the dress.
barbcl said... (7/5/09 9:17 PM) Reply
Really slick look that you will wear and wear. Looks great on you.
Liana said... (7/5/09 9:06 PM) Reply
Kay, This is just beautiful! I love your changes/omissions, which I think make it look much sleeker and more feminine. Your fitting skills take this to another level entirely. Just gorgeous!
Catbird said... (7/5/09 8:30 PM) Reply
Gorgeous shape, beautiful fabric and flawless work!
carolynw said... (7/5/09 8:15 PM) Reply
Kay this is beautiful - your closet must be filled with beautiful clothes!!
Meredith P said... (7/5/09 8:03 PM) Reply
Nice modifications, Kay. I'll need to remember those.
Mary Nanna said... (7/5/09 7:51 PM) Reply
wow - this is just gorgeous - lovely colour, lovely fit, exemplary finish.
Christas said... (7/5/09 7:07 PM) Reply
Your version is just lovely. It fits perfectly, of course!
CarolynGM said... (7/5/09 6:51 PM) Reply
Beautiful. I like your modified version better than the original. Great fabric too.
Karla Kizer said... (7/5/09 6:51 PM) Reply
Kay, it's beautifully sewn, and the fit is perfect. I love the sleeve you used.
DaisyEsq said... (7/5/09 6:49 PM) Reply
The lines of this jacket are lovely. Great job.
marjenann said... (7/5/09 6:36 PM) Reply
Drop dead gorgeous!!!
marjenann said... (7/5/09 6:34 PM) Reply
Drop dead gorgeous!!!
Pamaro said... (7/5/09 6:26 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful jacket. It also looks to fit quite nicely. It will serve you well with many outfits.
persevering said... (7/5/09 6:07 PM) Reply
Thanks for your review. What skill! This is beautiful, classy and the fit is right.
Lori V said... (7/5/09 6:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket.
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