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Pattern Reviews> Amy Butler> AB043HR (The Rainy Days Hooded Raincoat and Runabout Jacket)

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Posted on:2/23/11 9:11 PM

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Kat B. said... (2/24/11 1:27 PM) Reply
Samina, yes, I did make a muslin to check fit. I lucked out in that I only needed one muslin to see what needed to be done and then I just did a 2nd one just to double check that every change was in place before cutting the fashion fabric.
Samina said... (2/24/11 12:58 PM) Reply
You look gorgeous in the raincoat! Well done. Thank you for the pointers about fitting the upper bodice, as I also have the same fabric and pattern waiting to be made up. Did you make a muslin first to pin point the adjustments needed in the bodice?
Jacqui315 said... (2/24/11 11:42 AM) Reply
Beautiful! Amy Butler's laminates are perfect for sewing this coat as others are too stiff.
Kat B. said... (2/24/11 9:59 AM) Reply
Thank you all for the kind comments!
cindyann said... (2/24/11 9:50 AM) Reply
That is so cute! Bravo!!
Barbara V said... (2/24/11 9:28 AM) Reply
Very cute raincoat! You did a fantastic job on sewing the laminate.
MamaSewing said... (2/24/11 9:23 AM) Reply
Love the coat, the fabric is one of my favorites!
cleverkitty said... (2/24/11 9:07 AM) Reply
nice and cheerful for spring
IZJ said... (2/24/11 8:05 AM) Reply
Looks great!I have this pattern and fabric for it, I just need to get going with it!
camaro1952 said... (2/24/11 7:23 AM) Reply
So Pretty!
ColorMeHome said... (2/24/11 0:31 AM) Reply
I love it! Have fun in the rain!
Knitters Delight said... (2/23/11 11:14 PM) Reply
Very cool! Fantastic job.
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