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Topic: Asymmetrical swing jacket+ reversible waistcoat, trousers and skirt (tute links)  (Read 5052 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2009 08:12:03 AM »

Nice job - love the coat with the asymmetrical collar!  She looks adorable in it.  Smiley  That waistcoat is darling...too bad it didn't fit.
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« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2009 08:30:24 AM »

i love the clothes you make! if only i could dress half as well NOW..... Wink
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2009 10:21:44 AM »

Thanks for the feedback everyone! I saw a coat in a magazine with an asymmetrical collar and had to recreate it... I think it's a bit harder to get right for baby clothes as their chests are so small and narrow.  If it was a big ol' coat for me I'd have plenty of space to get the collar the perfect proportions (in theory anyway!).  Smiley

I like the asymmetrical collar on the jacket too...for some reason it looks more "intended" on the polka dots than on the solid, but maybe it's just my fevered, sleep-deprived brain.

Sorry you're not feeling well, hope you feel better soon!  I see what you mean about "intended"... the collar is  definately more noticeable on the red side.  I think maybe if I folded it over slightly less it would sit better / cleaner. *crosses fingers*.  I was (as per usual) chasing her around the garden trying to get it on.  Cheesy

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« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2009 02:03:10 PM »

love the asymmetrical jacket.  Looks very intentional (how could you sew that wrong?)  The fabrics are nice and bold too - really sets it all off.  great stuff!

« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2009 04:18:33 PM »

I actually had to show him a picture of a proper coat (as in one sold in stores) with an asymmetrical collar before he 'got' that I wasn't just being outlandish.  Roll Eyes

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