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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 7587 (COAT)

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Posted on:12/30/10 1:59 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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hazelb66 said... (9/1/13 8:26 AM) Reply
being quite new to sewing I wouldnt have looked twice at the pattern but your version is stunning. I will now take the plunge and make my first ever coat for the UKs wet and windy weather. thanks so much for the review which is full of tips I will use
iSewQuiltArt said... (5/14/12 7:11 AM) Reply
I have been coat prowling for some time and this pattern has really taken my eye. I love your version in the Vera Wang wool, it is good to read there is plenty of ease in it for garments underneath.
lylagus said... (6/20/11 7:42 PM) Reply
Beautiful fabric. I just saw this pattern recommended in Threads magazine. I like how yours came out and think I might try it!
taylormade said... (4/13/11 12:06 PM) Reply
Very cute coat on you. I love your fabric choice and button. Also, I did make the longer version and it looks great (no review yet, but I'm working on it). Sleeve width is very generous, as you said, and I love the size of the lapels~ So great job!
Bonnie O said... (1/7/11 9:29 PM) Reply
Love the fabric. Love the pattern. it looks wonderful!
BMH said... (1/6/11 12:57 PM) Reply
This is beautiful!
FloraNature said... (1/4/11 10:11 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat, and a great fit! It looks like a vintage designer label.
lyndle said... (1/3/11 5:43 PM) Reply
I love this! (And I love Burda's description: "tight fits are a thing of the past" - suits me fine!) This is a really gorgeous coat on you and the colour is great.
yummymummy38 said... (1/2/11 7:10 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat, gorgeous colour, congrats!
sewbehind said... (12/31/10 10:48 PM) Reply
This is so lovely and I am especially glad to see this exact fabric made up as I have some in my stash! How could I resist? You look great in this.
JillyBe said... (12/31/10 10:45 PM) Reply
I love everything about this coat! The color, the button, the style...great job!
janet said... (12/31/10 8:19 PM) Reply
I LOVE, love, love your very HAPPY coat!
Karine said... (12/31/10 1:36 PM) Reply
Very pretty coat - love your fabric!
Pinkytoo said... (12/31/10 11:47 AM) Reply
Woo hoo, you made it and it's GORGEOUS! Great job, wear it with pride!
heathertyfeatherty said... (12/31/10 10:33 AM) Reply
I love this coat! It's so funny because I have a teal wool coating I'm dying to make up and I bought this pattern yesterday afternoon for it. Then I came home a here is your review! So now I am going to have to try it, your version is just too cute.
Andreahg said... (12/31/10 8:45 AM) Reply
I LOVE your coat, my favorite color! I recently bought this pattern and it's great to see it made up.
Annette1 said... (12/31/10 3:54 AM) Reply
WOW, this is one LOVELY coat, and most definitely in YOUR color. :o) The snaps are a great idea!
lesliez said... (12/31/10 0:37 AM) Reply
Really beautiful. I love the color and texture of your fabric. It looks great on you.
JessB said... (12/30/10 10:55 PM) Reply
Love the colour, the texture, the shape, the button. Everything! Great job!
Paris75008 said... (12/30/10 7:28 PM) Reply
Pretty, pretty coat. Love that button!
Peter in NYC said... (12/30/10 7:28 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat -- looks great on you!
MNBarb said... (12/30/10 7:21 PM) Reply
Yay! You finished your coat. Be proud, it's very, very nice!
Vintage Joan said... (12/30/10 7:02 PM) Reply
BEAUTIFUL! I had never even noticed this pattern before. I love your retro-looking fabric and button. And that color is gorgeous.
quixoticpixels said... (12/30/10 6:59 PM) Reply
@CynthiaSue - Hmm..I don't know. It's entirely possible. That would be pretty funny if it was, b/c I have issues going back a couple of years, LOL :)
JanaL said... (12/30/10 6:26 PM) Reply
This coat is beautiful on you. I like both the color and style on you. Nice work.
CynthiaSue said... (12/30/10 6:05 PM) Reply
gorgeous color on you. Do you know if this was originally a BWOF pattern....it looks so familiar!
CynthiaSue said... (12/30/10 6:05 PM) Reply
gorgeous color on you. Do you know if this was originally a BWOF pattern....it looks so familiar!
Barbara V said... (12/30/10 5:02 PM) Reply
What a beauty! So nice and warm. Great job and you look great in it!
Christas said... (12/30/10 4:31 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat! Love the color and the style so much!
ryan's mom said... (12/30/10 4:08 PM) Reply
Oh, I love your coat! Cute style and fab color.
quixoticpixels said... (12/30/10 2:00 PM) Reply
Thank you everyone!
maryfrana said... (12/30/10 11:49 AM) Reply
Such a beautiful fabric and the design matches it. This is just a beautiful, elegant coat.
MNBarb said... (12/29/10 10:00 PM) Reply
Perfect pattern choice for this lovely fabric. You were so right to choose a simple design to showcase the interesting texture.
Heatherrique said... (12/29/10 2:00 PM) Reply
Sharp looking coat!
Janiki said... (12/29/10 1:54 PM) Reply
like your coat a lot. The fabric is really well-suited to this pattern.
dfr2010 said... (12/29/10 11:46 AM) Reply
What a lovely wool ... this will be a striking coat when finished!
quixoticpixels said... (12/29/10 0:37 AM) Reply
Thanks ladies. Athene, the sleeves are plenty roomy for layering.
psm484 said... (12/29/10 0:05 AM) Reply
Nice job!
Rhoda K said... (12/28/10 11:13 PM) Reply
A beautiful coat and love the style. I look forward to seeing you model the coat.
Athene said... (12/28/10 9:58 PM) Reply
I have one question. Is the sleeve width generous enough without alterations to have a sweater or jacket on underneath without feeling tight?
Athene said... (12/28/10 9:12 PM) Reply
Very nice - I have the pattern but have not tried it out yet, so it was good to see a review.
 
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