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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 3386 (Semi fitted pull over top)

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Reviewed by:Jozigirl
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Posted on:8/6/14 5:29 AM
Last Updated:8/26/14 9:39 AM
Project Photo:Butterick: 3386 by Jozigirl

Butterick: 3386 by Jozigirl  
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Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
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Fabric:Cotton Jersey  [See other projects in this fabric]
Semi-fitted pull over top has collar, length variations and narrow hem.

Size 12, 14 and 16. I used the 12

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I liked the fit and the collar options

Cotton knit

I like my tops a little longer than most patterns, so lengthened it and I always have to shave a bit off at the hips. Thought I'd just add this as well. I sew the front facing on the top first and then put the collar on after, as opposed to sewing the facing onto the collar first as the instructions say. I find it much easier this way.

I've sewed it many times over

It's a very old pattern (2002)and has since been discontinued, but it still remains one of my favourites and never dates.

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Karla Kizer said...
Nice coincidence. I recently won this pattern on ebay. Glad to hear it works.
8/6/14 6:48 AM
Jozigirl said...
Good luck with your new pattern, I hope you have as many years use as I have had! I just thought about adding something to the review, go and read the alterations or additions section, it might help you when it comes to the facing and collar!
8/6/14 8:35 AM
Rhoda K said...
Lovely top. Welcome to PR and congrats on your first review.
8/6/14 10:40 AM
Jozigirl said...
Thank you Rhoda, it's nice to be here.
8/6/14 10:44 AM
Kabunta said...
Lovely collection. And welcome to PR.
8/23/14 9:07 AM
sewmaris said...
Nice entry, Jozigirl!!
8/24/14 12:31 PM
MrsCharisma said...
WOW! Love them all! I think the tan and "baseball tee" are my faves :)
8/26/14 9:44 AM
BJ1400 said...
You made such a nice variety of tops from one pattern.
8/26/14 9:52 AM
Sewcoastal said...
Casual cool! I like all your versions :-)
8/26/14 12:15 PM
carolynw said...
Nice looking tops! Welcome and congrats on your first review!
8/26/14 3:20 PM
Debbie Dabbles said...
Nice in all the different versions. I really like the cream and green one.
8/26/14 9:03 PM
petro said...
Classic style! Can't believe you got them all from one pattern.
8/29/14 1:43 PM
ggf2005 said...
get collection!
8/30/14 9:44 AM
supizoo said...
A really lovely collection of T's.
8/30/14 5:48 PM
HRigg said...
Oh yes! They are great longer style Tees. Lovely colours too
8/31/14 2:50 PM
Margaret said...
Nice looking pattern and you wear it well. I like your colors and prints!
9/3/14 0:14 AM
Aroura said...
Very nice!
9/3/14 3:52 PM
Kabunta said...
I love the style of your tees on you. Both fabric and execution look great!
9/4/14 3:40 AM
 
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