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Posted on:9/21/13 10:55 AM
Last Updated:9/21/13 11:00 AM


New Look: 6166 by pammieh  New Look: 6166 by pammieh  
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RadarRadiance said...
Beautiful vest, looks so much like your inspiration! Great job!
9/21/13 2:37 PM
pammieh said...
Thanks R!
9/21/13 2:41 PM
CSM--Carla said...
Gorgeous!
9/22/13 1:05 PM
pammieh said...
Thanks! I can't wait for the cold weather now!
9/22/13 9:33 PM
debbieB said...
Love it!
9/22/13 9:38 PM
sewingcanary said...
Dec. 1st … was just checking to see what the latest is in Vests. I love them and think I need to make a couple new ones. I like the extra warmth they provide and they’re great for layering. Change your vest and change your outfit in 10 seconds too! Yours looks really comfy! I was eyeballing your pattern months ago – wondering if I’d like the cowl collar on a vest. You did a good job especially in light of working with scraps! I like the other Pendleton in your blog, however I see it as less practical if you intend to wear it layered. From my experience, vests with lapels and collars tend to be a bit awkward when layering. Larger collars make tossing on a sweater, coat or cape more of a hassle than vests with either simpler or no collars. The narrow cowl looks good. Guess it depends upon your lifestyle and climate. i.e. I have a down vest with stand up collar that will fold down to look somewhat like a wing collar. I can wear it either under or over a hoodie or sweater. Some days I’ll start out with both, the order of which depends on weather predictions. There’s an old saying where I live (BC Canada), “If you want to know what the weather is going to do, wait 5 minutes and find out”. …btw, re your vintage red dress - The pattern is almost bang-on to the pattern I wanted to buy in the spring – an A-line no waist seam “Tea Dress”. I love the 40s styles; their clean, simple, pure lines with a hint of fitting the 20s didn’t have – basic, practical (many had pockets) yet attractive and subtly flattering. It’s amazing what a bright red print can do. Happy stitching on your next creation. Thanks for your review.
12/2/13 4:08 AM
 
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