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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1751 (Trenchcoat)

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Reviewed by:marjenann
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Posted on:12/2/10 11:37 AM
Last Updated:12/4/10 8:32 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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yorkshire lass said... (3/3/11 7:23 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning. The finish is superb. Marfy's are just awesome to work with and the results, as here, always worth the effort.
Hilary said... (12/6/10 12:13 PM) Reply
That is a beautiful coat! Well done!
AnneMarie60 said... (12/5/10 4:22 PM) Reply
Enjoyed your blog entries documenting this coat's construction. It's evident that you invested your time and talents because the coat has graceful structure and shape. I adore the vivid lining. Excellent review. By the way, I am in awe of your yarn arts and jewelery creations, as well.
Annette1 said... (12/5/10 3:24 PM) Reply
I spotted your thumbnail the other day, but I didn't have time to LOOK at it then. This is one BEAUTIFULLY TAILORED coat, and your daughter is SO LUCKY to have you sewing for her! I wish you had a coat JUST LIKE IT. :o) I've been too chicken to try a Marfy pattern AND I don't think most of them come in my size. (That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.) I LOVE the lining in yours, too. :o)
21wale said... (12/4/10 8:38 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful coat!
Vintage Joan said... (12/4/10 4:53 PM) Reply
Wow -- fabulous. And seriously, I think making a coat from a Marfy pattern/ no instructions (not to mention all the other coats and jackets you've made) definitely puts you in the "Advanced" category. :)
JillyBe said... (12/4/10 12:47 PM) Reply
I absolutely love linings that pop like that! Very nice job. :)
SewWil said... (12/4/10 12:18 PM) Reply
Wow! That is beautiful. Great job. Nice touch doing the lining the way you did.
Dei said... (12/4/10 9:41 AM) Reply
Beautifully done. I'm always impressed with people who tackle Marfy patterns.
carolynw said... (12/4/10 9:22 AM) Reply
Perfection!! Love your coat
JEF said... (12/3/10 9:52 AM) Reply
Beautiful and I LOVE the lining!
tess said... (12/3/10 6:10 AM) Reply
A really beautifully tailored coat, wonderful lining, It looks amzing!
merteuil said... (12/3/10 4:58 AM) Reply
Beautiful! and I really like your choice of buttons
MaryDB said... (12/3/10 1:44 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous. Love the hand topstitching.
kellyt said... (12/2/10 11:52 PM) Reply
Jolet said... (12/2/10 11:09 PM) Reply
Looks amazing!!! Wonderful coat with beautiful lining.
Heatherrique said... (12/2/10 11:03 PM) Reply
Kudos to you for working with no directions and relying on your skills and talents to create a sharp looking coat. Your daughter will definitely enjoy and treasure this!
wsm2408 said... (12/2/10 3:11 PM) Reply
Lovely coat - much better than RTW. You did a great job!
Re Becca said... (12/2/10 1:55 PM) Reply
Love it! You did such a fabulous job, the details are impeccable. Your construction skills are just super. I *heart* Marfy's, they are the BEST patterns to work with!
Elona said... (12/2/10 12:17 PM) Reply
The coat is lovely, of course, but your cabled sweater really knocks me out!
squirrellypoo said... (12/2/10 12:07 PM) Reply
Gorgeous coat and the lining is a wonderful surprise!
Sewingshaybug said... (12/2/10 11:42 AM) Reply
wonderful job ! looks nice and warm
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