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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1736 

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Reviewed by:JanaL

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Posted on:5/11/10 11:38 PM
Last Updated:5/12/10 10:23 AM
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JillyBe said... (5/22/10 2:58 AM) Reply
I think it's all been said by the other comments - Brava!
Paris75008 said... (5/20/10 8:22 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning jacket. The fit is PERFECT! I just love everything about this jacket, from the fabric and the color to the impeccable topstitching. And those bound buttonholes are super-professional. Thanks for the silk organza / fusible interfacint tip. Great idea. Agree with the other posters, you are definitely Advance.
becca a said... (5/19/10 6:20 PM) Reply
Wow! Beautiful jacket and beautiful fit.
pterion said... (5/19/10 9:27 AM) Reply
There is so much to admire in both the jacket AND the review. You've done a beautiful job constructing and fitting this distinctive jacket and explained your process so well!
Justiina said... (5/19/10 3:14 AM) Reply
Your jacket is totally gorgeous! I love your immaculate stitching and those buttonholes are masterpieces! Great job!!!
Amanda S. said... (5/13/10 9:28 AM) Reply
Very cool jacket! LOVE the unique fabric and the color.
Erica B. said... (5/13/10 8:50 AM) Reply
That's one cool looking jacket! Love the fabric choice! It makes it really stand out.
nancy2001 said... (5/13/10 3:24 AM) Reply
Wow, Jana. You've done a brilliant job with this jacket. It fits you perfectly and it's so well constructed. Congratulations!
Sarsez said... (5/12/10 9:59 PM) Reply
I love the interfacing idea. Fantastic jacket. Well done.
janet said... (5/12/10 9:03 PM) Reply
What a GORGEOUS, WELL FITTING jacket! Your execution is flawless...
TJSEWS said... (5/12/10 8:19 PM) Reply
I agree with other posters that you should move your rank to "Advanced." Beautiful jacket. I love those bound buttonholes!
Michele Lommasson said... (5/12/10 6:49 PM) Reply
What a great jacket!
Heatherrique said... (5/12/10 5:13 PM) Reply
What a knockout of a jacket! Impeccable fit and sensational style on you!
G_l_e_n_d_a said... (5/12/10 4:43 PM) Reply
Definitely Advanced as I understand Marfy has no instructions with their patterns. Thanks for the organza tip!
brocadegoddess said... (5/12/10 4:20 PM) Reply
Yeah, I think it's time to move on up to Advanced. You've sure earned it, this jacket looks just PERFECT!
Rhoda K said... (5/12/10 3:17 PM) Reply
I'll just have to ''ditto'' all above comments - your jacket is beautiful.
sewnsewtoo said... (5/12/10 2:51 PM) Reply
Very impressive.
Aixoise said... (5/12/10 2:29 PM) Reply
Splendid fit. Interesting comments about Marfy's subtle shaping. It shows in the way the jacket has just the right amount of flare. Lovely work.
CissieW said... (5/12/10 12:15 PM) Reply
Love the jacket -- the crinkly fabric, the fit. Everything. Your bound buttonholes are perfect. No way you're an intermediate. If that is true, I'm a rank beginner!
Sanibelle said... (5/12/10 12:12 PM) Reply
Beautiful. Looks very "high-end boutique". Thanks for the organza / fusible interfacing idea!
Scheryka said... (5/12/10 11:48 AM) Reply
I am loving your fabric choice. Good job and your sewing is so neat.
Patti B said... (5/12/10 11:32 AM) Reply
Wonderful, fabulous jacket. What a great idea with the silk organza and the interfacing. Your patience and skill are nicely showcased.
Cornelia said... (5/12/10 10:22 AM) Reply
How lovely! Your fitting is superb and your construction is impeccable. I've been mulling over a double princess seam jacket and you're encouraging me. I'll use my Pattern Master Boutique 4 sloper and draft the jacket in that. Your "instructions" will be very helpful. Thank you.
ChristinePDX said... (5/12/10 10:09 AM) Reply
Beautiful color and style,
CarolynGM said... (5/12/10 9:15 AM) Reply
This is a fabulous jacket. I admire your skills in drafting your own sloper and adapting other patterns to it. Great job!
okie2thdoc said... (5/12/10 9:07 AM) Reply
Time to move it up to Advanced. Great jacket and commentary on how you did it.
Karine said... (5/12/10 8:46 AM) Reply
Beautiful work! I love your fabric choice. You are so clever with the fusible interfacing and organza - what a great idea. It sounds like your sloper is serving you well.
JanieBee said... (5/12/10 8:44 AM) Reply
Terrific! Well done!
Re Becca said... (5/12/10 7:58 AM) Reply
That looks perfect. You did a great job with those fitting issues, and that fabric is a wonderful, unexpected twist.
yorkshire lass said... (5/12/10 5:28 AM) Reply
Wow, this is a really wonderful jacket. I am seriously impressed with your topstitching, lining and fitting skills. This is perfect. Well done. What a wonderful idea to use the sloper to get the fit just so.
sugarduck said... (5/12/10 3:00 AM) Reply
Wow...this looks so professional! Great job and great jacket.
Terri A said... (5/12/10 2:56 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket, great review!
Sharonspils said... (5/12/10 0:29 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket and your skills using your sloper to fit this jacket are fantastic.
Twinset said... (5/12/10 0:15 AM) Reply
Great jacket, really! Wonderful job.
SewSho said... (5/12/10 0:09 AM) Reply
Wow! What an achievement! Great fit and ur sewing is so neat, love those bound button holes!
CSY said... (5/11/10 11:44 PM) Reply
I think you should bump your self rating to ADVANCED! You have done an awesome job. Fantastic and Fabulous.
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