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Pattern Reviews> Jalie> 2679 (Sport Jackets for Women)

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Reviewed by:Kim12469

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Posted on:1/31/11 12:14 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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RachelStonebreaker said... (3/3/11 5:20 PM) Reply
Your topstitching on both sides of the seams looks SHARP! I'm glad you showed pictures of it, it helped show the yoke seams.
ElizabethDee said... (2/9/11 11:47 AM) Reply
What an amazing job you did! Your jacket looks WAY better than RTW, so beautifully stitched and so flattering, which is not the first word that normally comes to mind when talking Polartec. Thanks for all the great tips about working with this fabric, too.
Mellieluvssewing said... (2/6/11 9:25 PM) Reply
Really a wonderful job, looks professionally made. I want one now, maybe add this to my project list.
AnneM said... (2/5/11 4:59 PM) Reply
I have to stop reading these reviews; I keep finding patterns I want to get. Love this style, & your jacket came out great.
becca a said... (2/4/11 8:11 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket! I recently made this one and wear it all the time.
Sharonspils said... (2/3/11 1:14 AM) Reply
Great review, another pattern to add to my collection and another fabric to add to my shopping list for Seatlle Fabrics, thank you :)
betty bushwacker said... (2/1/11 10:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful job Kim, there's not a ripple to be seen on that zipper. Did you need to use a stabilizer at all?
JEF said... (2/1/11 9:16 AM) Reply
Luckylibbet said... (1/31/11 11:44 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great description of the fabric and the link to Seattle Fabrics - it seems like a wonder fabric. Your jacket turned out great! the topstitching makes it look very RTW and from the photos on your blog I can tell it fits REALLY well. Excellent job and wonderful review.
Ericaeli said... (1/31/11 3:46 PM) Reply
I really like how your jacket turned out. The topstitching looks so nice too.
Sigrid. said... (1/31/11 3:36 PM) Reply
Looking very good and warm!
MelissaB in WA said... (1/31/11 2:28 PM) Reply
Awesome! I adore Jalie patterns too, but haven't tried this one yet.
MNBarb said... (1/31/11 1:15 PM) Reply
You did a nice job on this jacket. Polartec is easy to work with but can have a tendency to result in a homemade-looking garment. Yours does NOT have that look. It looks very good on you and perfect for activities on cold days.
portercs said... (1/31/11 1:06 PM) Reply
Great job! I have added this pattern to my wish list.
Judy Kski said... (1/31/11 12:50 PM) Reply
Love it! It looks great on you. All the details look really professional.
JillyBe said... (1/31/11 12:22 PM) Reply
Thank you for this review! I'm still trying to figure out which Polartec fabrics to order (from Malden Mills) & which patterns to use - you just added another one to the mix! ;-D
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