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Sunshine12242
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Date: 7/19/12 1:27 PM

Have finally found top pattern that is not sleeveless, but with sleeves that look like they are short cap. Would make view A with view B sleeves, but wonder if rounded neck opening could be brought up to end of neck without causing major redrafting.

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Date: 7/19/12 3:17 PM

Sunshine, looks to me like it would take a bit of redrafting, because of the band. I'm hope someone else comes along and can give you some better advice
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Date: 7/19/12 3:24 PM

This pattern looks like it might fit your description. It's one of my tried and true patterns.
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In reply to CSM--Carla

Date: 7/19/12 3:34 PM

Do you ever adjust for that little wrinkle you get at the front of the armhole bust on a cap/T sleeve? Some fabrics it's more obvious.
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Date: 7/20/12 10:54 AM

Hi gramma b,

I never noticed the wrinkle before. I just tried several of the tops on and a wrinkle doesn't seem obvious to me.

Originally, I may have done a sloped shoulder adjustment on the pattern to get rid of some of that extra fabric.

Carla
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