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Posted on:1/26/14 11:22 PM
Last Updated:1/26/14 11:29 PM
Project Photo:Simplicity: 1540 by Bendy

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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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Pattern Description: Misses jacket or coat in two lengths with collar variations (not lined) For more info and pictures please
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Pattern Sizing: I made view A in size 8.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it really did.

Were the instructions easy to follow? Half of them were. The first half. Steps 34, 40, 42 particularly annoyed me though. Improvising was a must at one point when the description made no sense, and did not correlate with the picture on the step.

What did you particularly like about this pattern?
I liked the lines, I liked the look of the back of the jacket.

Fabric Used: Fleece blankets.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I shortened the coat's length overall by a few inches. About halfway between the longer version and the shorter version.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes!

Conclusion: I think I like this coat, and I think it will be something I wear often.

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blondieinparis said...
This looks perfect!
1/27/14 8:54 AM
cindyann said...
Very nice jacket! I'd never have guessed you made it from blankets.
1/27/14 8:55 AM
MrsCharisma said...
This looks so good!! Fleece blankets?! WOW!
1/27/14 9:31 AM
RoseE said...
Congrats on a job well done. Lovely results. You never know when a fabric finds you!
1/27/14 11:25 AM
sewtime said...
Looks soft, cozy and pretty!
1/27/14 2:19 PM
RobinE said...
1/27/14 10:01 PM
Bendy said...
Thank you so much! For once I really was pleased with the end product :) It is very soft.
1/28/14 8:47 AM
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