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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 8721 (misses wrap,shrug, and jacket)

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Reviewed by:Sue Anfang
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Posted on:8/20/12 6:04 PM
Last Updated:8/20/12 8:04 PM
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voet said... (8/27/13 1:21 PM) Reply
I just made this jacket (View D in the pattern) and I had no problem matching the side seams. However the neck and front facings are not the same length. Neither do the lining fronts and back. I read and re-read the instructions and looked at the illustration in the directions and it did not address this issue. I sewed everything together by "splitting the difference" and it worked out OK, but I think this only worked because there is plenty of ease in the lining.
maryamcp said... (5/15/13 3:37 PM) Reply
Yes Mary; I am sewing this jacket at the moment too. I had the front darts nicely pressed ,went to sew back and front together and they do not match as you say by a long way. I unpicked dart and made a much smaller one. I just hope that press mark will eventually disappear!
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marycds said... (5/5/13 0:38 AM) Reply
I'm in the midst of this jecket. I've read all the reviews and don't see anyone who had the problem I've encountered. The front and back don't match at the side seams- by a lot. Did you have a problem with that? Thanks.
sewtime said... (8/25/12 7:09 PM) Reply
Love your jacket very pretty!!
cweetgal said... (8/22/12 2:58 AM) Reply
Awesome color and jacket.
SheBear0320 said... (8/21/12 3:54 PM) Reply
Great jacket -- love, love, love the colour. This pattern is in my stash and I want to use the dupioni and Missoni silks I bought in Montreal for it -- now to just find the time.
BexInMD said... (8/21/12 10:50 AM) Reply
So pretty! The diagonal seaming adds a lot of interest. Love your lining.
JEF said... (8/21/12 9:26 AM) Reply
This is great. In the little picture in the digest, it looked like a knit cardigan - it's so much more. Very cute. Love the detail at the bottom of the jacket.
marec said... (8/21/12 2:17 AM) Reply
I think this is so cute in turquoise with a wild print lining. Really nice!
Schnauzer said... (8/21/12 0:50 AM) Reply
Lovely style and colour. Very nice!
crazygrad said... (8/20/12 9:28 PM) Reply
Love it! I've had this pattern for ages, and your version is inspiring!
ConnieBJ said... (8/20/12 8:57 PM) Reply
Love the jacket and the colour is great!
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