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Great Copy: 805 (Blanket Jacket) - Type:Coat/Jacket    printable version
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Teri said...
How about the "Easy Hidden-Button Placket that was described in April/May 2004 issue of threads? That might be a really nice alternative to fleece buttonholes.
5/16/04 2:42 PM
AnneM said...
I like the lapels. I don't get the fabric recommendation, though. It seems like fleece fabric would be less expensive than an afgan.
5/16/04 2:45 PM
NancyDaQ said...
Fleece fabric is less expensive than buying and cutting up afghans. I doubt the fabric recommendation (per the envelope) has anything to do with cost. Blanket jackets made from cotton afghans were quite popular a few seasons back, and I continue to see them in boutiques from time to time.
5/17/04 7:10 AM
NancyDaQ said...
Teri, I suppose a hidden button placket is an alternative, but I liked the look of the buttons on this jacket. The gray fleece is nice, but plain, and the buttons add a lot of style. I was pleased with the way the buttonholes came out. Some of the fleece books use a modified bound buttonhole, so I might try that next time.
5/17/04 7:15 AM
wvsher said...
Nice looking, and looks comfy to boot.
6/12/06 5:47 PM
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