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Pattern Reviews> Loes Hinse Designs> 5102 (Retro Jacket)

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Posted on:1/29/10 9:40 PM
Last Updated:1/30/10 9:48 AM
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Jane S said... (3/5/10 9:55 AM) Reply
You did a wonderful job on this terrific jacket. I tried this pattern many years ago, before PR days, and wondered why it never looked good on me. Your review details and changes turned it into something stunning. thanks!
pumpernickel said... (3/3/10 6:39 PM) Reply
Wow! What an inspiration. What a fine example of how a home sewn garment can be superior to RTW clothing (at least the RTW that is affordable to most).
judi0044 said... (2/26/10 2:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - I love all my LH. Thanks for the review of this one. I may try it next.
SewBissy said... (2/22/10 9:36 AM) Reply
So elegant!
Lee Ann Hawkins said... (1/31/10 4:37 PM) Reply
Such lovely work! I have this pattern and need to try sewing it up--thank you for sharing details about interfacing and the idea for the thread loops.
sew2little said... (1/30/10 8:07 PM) Reply
Your rendition is beautiful--and timeless.
busymomof3 said... (1/30/10 7:06 PM) Reply
I'm with others, beautiful!
marjenann said... (1/30/10 6:08 PM) Reply
What and exquisite jacket!! It is absolutely beautiful!!
Peter in NYC said... (1/30/10 5:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket -- totally professional looking.
Camerio said... (1/30/10 4:59 PM) Reply
Camerio said... (1/30/10 4:59 PM) Reply
CSM--Carla said... (1/30/10 1:22 PM) Reply
I love this pattern and have made it twice--yours turned out beautifully!! Love even more the twisted loop idea....Next time!
moushka said... (1/30/10 12:15 PM) Reply
Love your jacket, especially the thread loop. Great idea.
Restart06 said... (1/30/10 11:23 AM) Reply
nice jacket!!!! you will enjoy wearing that!
Mahler said... (1/30/10 10:10 AM) Reply
I love shawl collar and this one is such an elegant one. I love your jacket !
carolynw said... (1/30/10 9:59 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and impecable work
DorothyK said... (1/30/10 9:42 AM) Reply
This is a very pretty jacket - very feminine and elegant. You did a beautiful job.
Passion4Sewing said... (1/30/10 9:31 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket. I like the thread loop.
Denise L Perry said... (1/30/10 8:01 AM) Reply
So attractive and beautifully tailored. I'll bet you'll be a knockout in this! Thanks for the great review!
FreyaStark said... (1/30/10 6:35 AM) Reply
A smart and distinctive jacket - well done.
lamstu said... (1/30/10 4:10 AM) Reply
Your jacket is so perfect. I never bothered to look twice at this pattern, but your version caught my eye immediately. Thanks for including all the details that went into making this one a notch above ;-)
Rhoda K said... (1/29/10 11:08 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. Love your button loop idea, I hadn't heard of that before.
j222b said... (1/29/10 10:24 PM) Reply
Lovely! I love Loes Hinse patterns.
madronadesign said... (1/29/10 10:03 PM) Reply
love the idea of the button loop! It'a great finishing touch to an elegant jacket. Karen
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