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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1098 (MISSES' JACKET AND PANTS)

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Posted on:7/20/11 10:03 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 3 people   
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valkyrie01 said... (8/22/11 1:51 AM) Reply
Lovely! I made this jacket in a dark blue linen lined in dupioni silk. It has great movement and sits well! I actually really like the collar. I think the only thing that drove me nuts was the excessive interfacing on the sleeve bottoms, on both the outside and the facings. It was too thick and I ripped the facing off of one side on each arm and then it was better. I agree that at spots there was a lot of fabic, my machine almost choked on the buttonholes as well, but got through them (barely).
gabc said... (8/21/11 7:00 AM) Reply
Thank you for your lovely feedback - I do love this jacket and it's so straightforward to make (for a jacket)! It really was a pleasure to sew cashmere too (my first time).
mm said... (7/20/11 9:15 PM) Reply
What a great cut and a great fabric. Love the colour.
Nancy Rhodes said... (7/20/11 6:08 PM) Reply
Good save with the snaps Over BH mess... Might be adding yet ano.ther to my wish list....
AustralianWoman said... (7/20/11 4:14 PM) Reply
Don't you love sewing with cashmere? Or any decent fabric really ... And your jacket is the same gorgeous colour ( or near enough) as that marvelous Sydney sky! I love your idea of going down to Darling Harbour to photograph it ...
AustralianWoman said... (7/20/11 4:14 PM) Reply
Don't you love sewing with cashmere? Or any decent fabric really ... And your jacket is the same gorgeous colour ( or near enough) as that marvelous Sydney sky! I love your idea of going down to Darling Harbour to photograph it ...
Aixoise said... (7/20/11 12:36 PM) Reply
Love the lines on this jacket, which looks great on you. Thanks for the tips; I might just have to get this pattern and try it.
BexInMD said... (7/20/11 10:44 AM) Reply
Beautiful color, and the fabric really highlights the interesting seaming. I like it without the collar. The buttons look great, and they hide your machine's tantrum well!
 
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