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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 1808 (Misses' Sportswear)

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Posted on:7/17/13 8:00 PM
Last Updated:7/19/13 2:12 AM
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freshstart said... (6/26/14 9:02 PM) Reply
OH great! I just bought the pattern, and now I have seen your jacket I am excited to try!
Ausgirl said... (11/27/13 5:54 AM) Reply
Thanks for a very detailed review. Your many hours paid off in the finished garment. Nice photos showing the back detail.
fattyboomboom said... (7/29/13 12:30 PM) Reply
Very impressive work! I really like your fabric choice. How clever of you to notice that the peplum needed adjusting. I am also appalled when certain pattern pieces are the same for every size--that is obviously not going to work! Congratulations on your awesome jacket!
marec said... (7/27/13 7:26 PM) Reply
What a beautiful jacket. Your work in adding the underlining sure paid off in a quality garment. It looks great on you.
Barbara V said... (7/21/13 1:09 AM) Reply
What a cute jacket style that looks great on you. All your hard work paid off for a very nicely finished jacket!
liliv said... (7/20/13 8:10 PM) Reply
The fabric is really eyecatching, wise decision to use it. Your jacket is outstanding!
sewsue1 said... (7/20/13 8:56 AM) Reply
Great jacket! Thanks for sharing all the production pics, too. Very helpful review!
Mahogany Stylist said... (7/19/13 5:24 PM) Reply
Pretty jacket. And thanks for sharing all the details.
HRigg said... (7/18/13 12:55 PM) Reply
This is a super jacket in a fabulous, eye catching fabric.
rozzybabe said... (7/18/13 12:05 PM) Reply
Super job!
Jstarr4250 said... (7/18/13 6:54 AM) Reply
Very nice! I agree, the fabric is a real find for Joanns! Great details in your review, especially the Threads link. The dress view from this pattern looks great, too. It's hard to find a pattern for a knit sheath type dress. Thanks!
Heatherrique said... (7/17/13 11:31 PM) Reply
Terrific looking jacket and awesome work on this, SewLibra!
SewLibra said... (7/17/13 8:44 PM) Reply
Thanks! I forgot to mention that if your lining is a different color than your fashion fabric, use the lining color in your bobbin and the fabric color in your machine when you topstitch the seams down. Even though most would think of that, the Threads article does not mention it.
grays08 said... (7/17/13 8:27 PM) Reply
This is lovely - what a great jacket! Glad to hear you had fun making it too, that's always a perk. = ) I'm excited as I have this one...sure makes a cute jacket, great job!
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