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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5685 (Misses' Jacket and Coat)

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Reviewed by:kerrymay
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Posted on:12/26/12 7:36 PM
Last Updated:7/4/14 1:17 PM
Pattern Photo:Butterick 5685
Butterick Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Recommend, with Modifications
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   
See other patterns in this category: Coat/Jacket    Outerwear    
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jacket in choice of lengths

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The pattern looked like the picture

Didn't use any of the pattern instructions as they had (rightly) received the thumbs down from all other reviewers

Pieces well constructed and made up nicely

Red wool felt

Used instructions from Rebekkah's blog which were great. However, I made a really bad mistake in my choice of fabric which was far too thick and non-pressable so that a lot of the tailoring detail was wasted

Yes - I made this one for my daughter but would like to make one for myself for next year using a better fabric

A learning experience
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Lucy in Virginia said...
Yummy color & lovely style.
12/27/12 9:33 AM
 
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