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Posted on:12/10/12 5:56 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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becca a said... (2/23/14 6:25 PM) Reply
I love your houndstooth coat!
Bootzey said... (12/17/12 2:48 PM) Reply
regine said... (12/12/12 0:38 AM) Reply
Stunning coat, you look great!!
AuntieShel said... (12/11/12 8:17 PM) Reply
Gorgeous coat!! You are too funny! Actually, I think the large and small houndstooth look kind of cool together! Happy Birthday!
wimmie said... (12/11/12 3:52 PM) Reply
Such pretty pieces. I'm not sure if they will take being worn together, but what ever elevates your fun level and doesn't hurt anyone, go for it. great coat.
Sewlful said... (12/11/12 9:23 AM) Reply
Judy Mac - you and I think alike! My daughter said not to wear it together, but I think it's kinda hot! and I have a perfect pair of red pumps! I think I have earned the right to stand out in the crowd! I'm going to do it! LOL!
Sewlful said... (12/11/12 9:22 AM) Reply
Thank you Ladies! I love PR so much. It's so encouraging to hear comments from others and to be encouraged when things don't always work out (as they often do). To "a life in stitches", I did have some fit issues. Actually in looking at another review I think the coat should have been a bit looser in fit. But because it seemed to swallow me at the first fit, I decided to size it down a bit in the arms and shoulder area. It just looked better on me that way.
a life in stitches said... (12/11/12 8:50 AM) Reply

a life in stitches said... (12/11/12 8:50 AM) Reply
Great result. My version is still a toile/muslin, languishing on the dress form with an excess of fabric in the upper side back...that won't be addressed this side of Christmas (sigh). Really pleased to see you don't appear to have had those kind of fitting problems. Enjoy your lovely bithday coat.
goal100 said... (12/11/12 8:44 AM) Reply
I would: wear the houndstooth dress and coat together! Love the coat! I might borrow your idea and sew a coat for my birthday!
sfshaza said... (12/11/12 8:25 AM) Reply
What a great tradition! This coat is beautiful and happy birthday!
NJcowgirl said... (12/11/12 8:17 AM) Reply
Happy birthday. Great coat!
beth5646 said... (12/11/12 7:42 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat. You are an inspiration. thanks for the review
GoodbyeValntino said... (12/11/12 7:21 AM) Reply
What a great coat! ...... The birthday continues!
twinkle72 said... (12/11/12 4:43 AM) Reply
This looks great! The fit is spot on, and the fabric is gorgeous, even if it was a pain to work with!
Eva Suzanne said... (12/11/12 1:28 AM) Reply
A wonderful coat! I like your birthday idea.. have a happy bday :)
carolynw said... (12/10/12 10:16 PM) Reply
WOW! You look terrific in this coat.
VogueMistress said... (12/10/12 8:32 PM) Reply
What a great coat! You look terrific.
norie creates said... (12/10/12 7:39 PM) Reply
Wow! I love both coats. kudos to you!
sing201 said... (12/10/12 7:10 PM) Reply
This coat is beautiful. Very classy looking. What a gorgeous birthday present.
JudyMac said... (12/10/12 7:00 PM) Reply
I say, "Go for it!" Wear your houndstooth dress and coat with a brilliantly coloured belt and shoes--bright red, maybe, or cobalt blue? Love the coat!
style inspired said... (12/10/12 6:24 PM) Reply
Great coat! Worth the effort dealing with fraying fabric.
MegquiltsinVT said... (12/10/12 6:17 PM) Reply
Very nice. The fraying - did that cause you to resort to chocolate? whiskey? Love the coat. Well done and happy birthday!
style inspired said... (12/10/12 6:15 PM) Reply
Great coat! Worth the effort dealing with fraying fabric.
Mahogany Stylist said... (12/10/12 6:13 PM) Reply
Beautiful. Great job at matching up the pattern.
61sew4fun said... (12/10/12 6:08 PM) Reply
Nice coat and Happy birthday to you.
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