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Posted on:2/8/10 7:12 PM
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Nancywin said... (7/18/10 12:24 PM) Reply
Great jacket and good job on the top as well. I am also a newsletter subscriber, have all of her patterns (except the 1962) and have yet to complete my 1945! Hope to do it by this fall. I had not heard of Pam Howard before. I will have to look her up. Really nice job on your jacket and top
carolynw said... (4/17/10 10:11 PM) Reply
This is so nice - your sewing skills shine throughout!! Well done
Patti B said... (4/17/10 7:21 PM) Reply
What a lovely color and the silk/linen sounds delicious. I'll look forward to your dress version of this.
marthamyers said... (2/10/10 9:42 AM) Reply
No, the class wasn't online. Pam lives in the Atlanta area. She'll be teaching at ASG National here the first week of August.
sewnsewtoo said... (2/9/10 7:36 PM) Reply
Wow. What a wonderful jacket and fantastic fabric. Was that class on line?
lilyofthevalley said... (2/9/10 2:28 PM) Reply
Martha, absolutely exquisite! The fabric, the tailoring, the fit, and oh! that striking lining fabric. Quite special. [Sewing Chick: on the pink jacket, I believe the welt pockets are hand-stitched closed until the pocket assembly "memorizes" its position in space - no zippers.] Always a visual pleasure to see your work, Martha. -Lily
LisaRM said... (2/9/10 12:57 PM) Reply
Your jacket is beautiful, and the fit is perfect. I wish I could take one of Pam's classes.
cindyann said... (2/9/10 11:27 AM) Reply
Wow, That's wonderful.
Patti B said... (2/9/10 10:08 AM) Reply
Just beautiful! This jacket pattern has a lot of fans -- there must be a reason.
ElizabethDee said... (2/9/10 8:52 AM) Reply
Wow! Your jacket looks absolutely beautiful. Love the fit and the tailoring, and love the fabric. Congratulations on achieving your goal.
Sewing Chick said... (2/9/10 8:42 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket. I am finishing my first 1945 jacket this week an dlove it. On your pink jacket, are those zippers for the welt pockets?
Jane S said... (2/9/10 7:26 AM) Reply
What a beautiful jacket. You must be so excited to have finished it and so proud to wear it.
JanJanB said... (2/8/10 10:54 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.
stretch queen said... (2/8/10 8:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful....inspires me to find a great boot camp.
ImListening said... (2/8/10 8:14 PM) Reply
What a nice jacket and great fabric. It looks really good paired with the "purplish grey" of the dress form.
Fran S said... (2/8/10 8:06 PM) Reply
This is so lovely -- really perfect.
nancy2001 said... (2/8/10 7:38 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous, gorgeous jacket with impeccable fit and workmanship. How fortunate you are to have attended Pam Howard's workshop.
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