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« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2006 10:08:57 PM »

I loveeeee them! Its awesome that you made your own pattern but then it means I have to wait for a tute before I can attempt to make one!!


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« Reply #21 on: November 04, 2006 10:56:28 PM »

Oh wow.  I was thinking just yesterday that I should try to make a coat like that.  You did a wonderful job.  Now I really want one.
« Reply #22 on: November 04, 2006 10:59:24 PM »

oh, adorable! i love the fabric of the second one. they look so cozy and warm and snuggly. awwww, now i want one. would it be wrong of me to request a tute?

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« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2006 11:59:27 PM »

Omigosh! Okay, whoa, lots of comments!

Thanks everyone!

I'm not going to promise anythingggg but I MIGHT pick up some fabric this week/weekend and I'll try to put something together.. it may take a while though as I'm a little bogged down with school work at the moment. 

However, out of curiousity, do people want a tutorial showing how to draft the pattern from square one?  I generally use an old bodice block-thing that I made a few years ago, but there seem to be a lot of tutorials floating around the internet on how to use your own measurements to make one.  Would it help if I pointed out a few of these and then just showed how to turn it into a princess seamed coat pattern?  Or do you want instructions for putting the entire thing together?
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« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2006 12:36:56 AM »

wow. those are soooooo rad!
they look so cosy and warm.... and professional! yummy!
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2006 01:20:42 AM »

I'd love a tute too. I'd be happy with links pointing me to the basic bit and then you elborating from there on. Looks really edgy.
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« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2006 04:31:26 AM »

They look like they'd be really good for when you want something warm, but you don't want to go for the whole overcoat thing. At least with a jacket, it's easier to put on and take off when going into and out of overheated shops.
I'm going to jump on the 'tute!' wagon here - I'm moving to England very soon (three weeks! yay!), and I'm on the lookout for cute but functional warm things. =)

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« Reply #27 on: November 05, 2006 04:55:37 AM »

I just can't explain how much I love your two jackets! They look sooo great and comfortable. I've been wondering if I should buy a jacket like those and now I see how beautiful you made them by yourself Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: November 05, 2006 09:24:21 AM »

I'm completely in love with your jackets. I wish I'd seen this sooner. Or rather, that you'd made them sooner. Then I could have made an awesome jacket BEFORE winter struck. What a great job. And aren't princess seams fun?

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« Reply #29 on: November 05, 2006 10:02:56 AM »

Both of your jackets are so adorable! I love them! Great job!

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