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Reviewed by:Em's Summer
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Posted on:10/5/09 7:31 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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ClaireF in CA said... (10/22/09 3:38 PM) Reply
Great review and beautiful jacket! I have this pattern in stash and it's been calling to me! Thanks for much for the tips on your design changes!
Heatherrique said... (10/6/09 12:37 PM) Reply
Two lovely jackets, Em! Thanks for the tips.
Clareew said... (10/6/09 3:52 AM) Reply
I have this pattern but had not made it up because I was worried about the gathers. What a great adaptation you made. You have inspired me.
MelissaB in WA said... (10/5/09 11:53 PM) Reply
Both are super cute!
MaryDB said... (10/5/09 10:57 PM) Reply
Really turned out great. I never would have picked that pattern for knits - it's perfect!
Heidi Ho said... (10/5/09 10:09 PM) Reply
Great jackets!! I think you really adapted this basic pattern nicely!!
nancy2001 said... (10/5/09 8:09 PM) Reply
Great looking jackets. I love the shaping you added.
Nata said... (10/5/09 3:45 PM) Reply
Love both of the jackets. They look comfortable but not too casual
marec said... (10/5/09 11:25 AM) Reply
Great review-thanks so much for all the deatil on what you did to get such wonderful results with these 2 jackets. I love both and am especially drawn to the deep purple one. Really, really nice work.
RLL said... (10/5/09 11:12 AM) Reply
I like that you used a med. weight knit and not fleece as shown on the envelope pics. Much nicer end result.
frame said... (10/5/09 10:49 AM) Reply
Your jackets look great. Great tips and ideas. Thanks.
RachelEsq said... (10/5/09 10:45 AM) Reply
Wow, these are really, really great jackets. They look so RTW. I want them!
lizagm said... (10/5/09 9:54 AM) Reply
Awesome review! This is a pattern I would have passed up, because I have a pear shaped figure, and I also don't look great in jackets with these type of gathers, but with your changes I LOVE it. I may have to try this one out! great job
Sallygirl said... (10/5/09 9:30 AM) Reply
Very nice, Em! Love the asymmetrical collar to this jacket.
 
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