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« Reply #30 on: November 26, 2008 08:32:26 PM »

oh my goodness, i looooooove that fabric and the coat is great as well. as is the daughter. congrats on that one too, haha!
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« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2008 11:03:46 AM »

This is gorgeous! I am impressed. I will not be trying anything that ambitious for a while yet!
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« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2008 08:17:16 PM »

absolutely adorable ! ! ! 

Let me know when you start selling the pattern as I would love one Smiley
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« Reply #33 on: November 28, 2008 07:55:02 AM »

I like hand button holes, but they take a substantial weight fabric for them. Sounds like this may be perfect for you. The hand sewn button holes give an expensive tailored look with rounded ends (stitching only) rather than square ends. First, you slit the button hole with a seam ripper or button hole cutter, then you do a button hole stitch around the edges. You can lay a cord along edge (before button hole stitch) to give substance and strength to your stitches. This is common in hand tailored suits.

Here is a site that shows what I mean...
http://www.sewnews.com/resources/qa/qa0305a/
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« Reply #34 on: December 16, 2008 02:57:40 PM »

This is so cool, why don't they sell grown up coats that are this awesome?!
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« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2008 12:05:12 PM »

I can't wait for this pattern! I really want to try it out! And I'd be modifying the collar a bit for ds too, I think! I'd love to make the kids matching coats (within reason of course!)
All the coats I have seen that you've done are amazing!
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« Reply #36 on: December 23, 2008 06:09:48 AM »

WOW! I LOVE this! Fantastic job!
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« Reply #37 on: December 24, 2008 05:04:06 AM »

Oh oh oh! I want one in my size please. Women's XL. lol.....
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« Reply #38 on: December 24, 2008 01:20:58 PM »

My daughter would look *adorable* in that! (much like your baby does!)
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« Reply #39 on: December 26, 2008 11:33:00 PM »

Absolutely beautiful!
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