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Posted on:2/2/11 9:56 PM
Last Updated:2/24/11 7:57 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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LynneMR said... (3/7/11 6:35 AM) Reply
That looks lovely on you - well done!
Nan Kay said... (2/24/11 9:20 AM) Reply
Love the claret! That length looks really good on you. Dog is great too.
Barbara V said... (2/23/11 10:23 AM) Reply
Both of your cardigans are terrific looking. My favorite is the one in claret wool knit with red top. I love the moment as you describe when you are free from the block of cutting into a quality piece of fabric. Nice work!
Christas said... (2/22/11 8:58 PM) Reply
Beautiful cardigan in such a pretty color!
persevering said... (2/22/11 2:44 PM) Reply
Double lovely!
Karine said... (2/3/11 4:48 PM) Reply
I love this cardigan, and your fabric is so pretty. I wonder if this fabric has different % stretch than the other one you made, or if it's heavier? To my eye, it seems that you could go down a size or two to get a trimmer fit. It looks like you've got extra room in the shoulders, sleeves as well as the body.
Tarrbaby said... (2/3/11 7:21 AM) Reply
I'm no expert in fitting but it looks like the shoulder is a different shape than yours. It looks like your shoulders slope down and the jacket shoulders are more square. Tuck a shoulder pad in the jacket and see if that reduces the wrinkles if so, then you would need to take the shoulder seam in a little and maybe cut the bottom of the armseye deeper. I am not sure I am making sense but email me and I will try again.
21wale said... (2/2/11 10:10 PM) Reply
This is such a great tunic. I'm more tempted to buy the pattern every time I see someone make it.
 
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