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Reviewed by:Lori V
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Posted on:3/11/10 4:49 PM
Last Updated:3/25/10 9:14 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 18 people   
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Kathy in NM said... (8/9/10 10:28 PM) Reply
Just reading through reviews of this jacket and found your tip on finishing the facings! Thanks for the great tip. (Do you have this listed under the tips section?, hint, hint :) ) Since I already ironed on my interfacing, I'll have to save this for another day. Great jacket and review!
Blooms said... (6/7/10 6:15 AM) Reply
Your jacket looks fabulous and I love that skirt too. Did you make that as well? Thanks for the review.
SaraDK said... (4/8/10 9:40 AM) Reply
Thanks for the helpful review and the facing tutorial. I will definitely try it out!
Lili123 said... (3/26/10 10:38 PM) Reply
very nice jacket, fits you perfectly.
Lynnelle said... (3/26/10 7:36 PM) Reply
I love love love it! I bought this pattern a couple of weeks ago just for the jacket. I can't wait to make it! Is the dress from the same pattern?
KristenI said... (3/26/10 4:29 PM) Reply
So cute for spring and summer, love it.
Byrdie said... (3/26/10 4:06 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review. This one is in my to do pile. Your's looks great!
KristenI said... (3/26/10 2:09 PM) Reply
So cute for spring and summer, love it.
susiestitcher said... (3/26/10 2:09 PM) Reply
Your jacket is so cute! I have been eyeing this pattern for a while and your version is wonderful. I love you choice of ribbons, too. Great job!
JudyP said... (3/26/10 12:20 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket! You look like a fashion model in your photo! So chic!
AuntieShel said... (3/26/10 9:18 AM) Reply
Fabulous jacket!!
Sic said... (3/26/10 7:40 AM) Reply
Love it! Thanks for the review!
lbrundage said... (3/26/10 6:52 AM) Reply
It's SO incredible! Lori, you are looking fabulously cute in the whole outfit! Great review!
CynthiaSue said... (3/26/10 1:47 AM) Reply
What's the skirt?? LOVE it all. love how you styled it! all of it's gorgeous!
velosewer said... (3/26/10 1:43 AM) Reply
Great jacket. It makes me want to make one for myself :) Excellent detail.
KiarasMom said... (3/26/10 0:33 AM) Reply
Thanks for such a comprehensive review. The jacket looks FANTASTIC on you!!! Love the clean facing tip too.
Heidi Ho said... (3/26/10 0:03 AM) Reply
Cute jacket!! How is the fit?? Do you need to size down on this one? Yours fits super well.
imsewcrazy said... (3/25/10 11:59 PM) Reply
This jacket is so beautiful!! I love the look of the whole outfit. So chic!!!
AquariJenn said... (3/25/10 11:12 PM) Reply
What a cute jacket! I've got it cut out and ready to sew. I wondered what size D-rings to use. I bought 3/4". I hope they'll work. I already had the fabric and couldn't find ribbon so will be using buttons instead. I hope mine turns out as well as yours did.
RadarRadiance said... (3/25/10 11:09 PM) Reply
Very nice on you, great review!
Rhoda K said... (3/25/10 9:44 PM) Reply
Cute jacket! I, too, will have to give that facing method a try.
Barbara V said... (3/12/10 8:11 PM) Reply
Realy cute jacket with lots of detail! Great job!
Christas said... (3/12/10 10:24 AM) Reply
I've got to get this pattern! So cute!!!
RadarRadiance said... (3/12/10 10:13 AM) Reply
Very cute, I have this pattern, too. I'm anxious to make it but need to get some material. I love the look of the jacket and also want to try the dress ;0
CissieW said... (3/12/10 7:06 AM) Reply
Great jacket -- very nicely done! Can't wait to try that facing method.
Rebecca D said... (3/12/10 6:34 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket. I bet it's going to be a workhorse in your spring/summer wardrobe. Thanks for a thorough review.
Danvillegirl said... (3/12/10 5:29 AM) Reply
You have made this pattern more appealing to me as a result of seeing this jacket! Great job, really like the look of it.
erinw83 said... (3/11/10 10:55 PM) Reply
Your jacket looks A-MAZ-ING!
Barb in Northwoods said... (3/11/10 10:48 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket, you did a great job! This is going to be another one for my endless wish list. Thanks for the great review.
moushka said... (3/11/10 8:02 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket with terrific details. Enjoy!
Mahogany Stylist said... (3/11/10 5:54 PM) Reply
Super cute jacket and great review. I passed up buying this pattern. I may have to give it a second look.
 
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