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From: diannab
Date: 01-24-2007, 08:53 PM (1 of 11)
Okay so, my first real post here :D ! hehehe Here are some jackets I made for my daughters. I ran across this material and absolutely fell in love with it! First time making jackets and first time with buttons ;D Let me know what you think! Comments and constructive criticism welcome and appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

and a pic of them with their quickie hats ;D I love this fabric!!!! :D

Thanks for looking! :D
User: diannab
Member since: 10-28-2006
Total posts: 78
From: diannab
Date: 01-24-2007, 08:56 PM (2 of 11)
BTW this is what their hats would look like if they held still! :D lol
User: diannab
Member since: 10-28-2006
Total posts: 78
From: AndreaSews
Date: 01-24-2007, 09:40 PM (3 of 11)
They are too much! They're going to be reminiscing for a lifetime about those awesome blue leopard coats their mom made for them. You must have had fun with them :)
User: AndreaSews
Member since: 02-18-2005
Total posts: 1007
From: MotherInLaw
Date: 01-24-2007, 10:03 PM (4 of 11)
Oh those are precious. I'm going to have to try and make my Trinatte and Paige one. Emily will have to get the hand me downs she's too little for a coat yet. he he he Nice job Diannab and the girls are adorable. What pattern did you use?
I'm regressing back into my youth, I just have to figure out how I'm going to convience my body to come along with me.
User: MotherInLaw
Member since: 06-25-2005
Total posts: 1118
From: temom
Date: 01-24-2007, 10:03 PM (5 of 11)
I am so impressed! I've been wanting to try a jacket, but haven't worked up the courage. What pattern did you use?
User: temom
Member since: 01-19-2007
Total posts: 410
From: cshortsew
Date: 01-25-2007, 04:28 PM (6 of 11)
They're great and the girls seem to be enjoying them.
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
User: cshortsew
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
From: esrun3
Date: 01-25-2007, 07:50 PM (7 of 11)
I love them! The girls look like they are having great fun wearing the coats and their hats!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: Sews4kate
Date: 01-25-2007, 10:33 PM (8 of 11)
love them! I'd also like to know what pattern the coats are!
User: Sews4kate
Member since: 08-20-2005
Total posts: 182
From: violet_blues
Date: 01-26-2007, 12:02 AM (9 of 11)
What fun and funky coats for your fashionable little divas!

How exciting that you did buttons! I remember being so thrilled doing my first buttons also, which was not so long ago.

I agree with a previous poster who said that your daughters will someday reminisce about those awesome coats. Great job!

User: violet_blues
Member since: 11-17-2006
Total posts: 27
From: diannab
Date: 01-26-2007, 05:18 PM (10 of 11)
Thanks for all of the support guys! :D It is soooo nice to hear feedback on these! ;D They are more of a grayish blue, so they aren't too shocking ;D lol hehehehhe

It is Daisy Kingdom 4102. :D I hate the lil flowers they had allover that jacket on the pattern sleeve, but like the shaping and decided it just needed a different fabric/print. ;D hehehe my girls won't let me dress them like that any more! heheeheheheehehehe

is the link ;D all the way down on the bottom row, left hand corner. :D I love love love this pattern ;D I have enough of this material left to make berets but I think that would be overkill.... Plus I lurve the hats they are wearing in that last pic ;D They look like those lil russian dolls ( I love those lil dollies! *the name escapes me at the moment*) ;D ehhehehehehe

Thanks for all of the great comments guys! With me being a new seamstress (I don't think I am quite that level lol more of a sewer hehehe) it means a lot! :D
User: diannab
Member since: 10-28-2006
Total posts: 78
From: my2girlies
Date: 01-29-2007, 03:30 PM (11 of 11)
Oh my - thos are TOOO cute!!
User: my2girlies
Member since: 03-25-2005
Total posts: 154
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