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Reviewed by:AllNewtoMe
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Posted on:4/2/13 10:41 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 10 people   
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KathySews said... (11/30/13 8:21 AM) Reply
I am with you. I like the pattern drawing but when I see any pattern with gathers over my boobs I run. The fabric just runs to the middle and sides so those dreaded side puffs. May you have better luck with your next 5 stash projects.
crazygrad said... (6/20/13 12:04 PM) Reply
The end product is cute on you!
Annieq said... (5/8/13 8:08 PM) Reply
I think it looks lovely on you. Thanks for the honest review.
wendlesue said... (4/7/13 10:45 AM) Reply
At first when I saw this pic, I was going to say it looks so good on you! I can kind of see what you are talking about with the cut on cap sleeve thing, though. I have the pattern, but so far I haven't really been impressed with how it looks when it is made up! Thanks for your review. I think it saved me going through the same frustrations!
mastdenman said... (4/5/13 4:39 PM) Reply
I like it too. Maybe it needs to spend some time in the closet aging properly.
thegreenviolet said... (4/4/13 3:29 PM) Reply
Well, I just clicked over to say how cute I thought this was on you. I hope you can learn to love it! After all the frustration, I'm very impressed that your persevered!
novicesewist said... (4/3/13 2:53 PM) Reply
Sorry for your troubles. But Thank you for the entertaining review. I laughed out loud when you said the best thing about the fabric is that it's gone!
tigergirl said... (4/3/13 9:02 AM) Reply
I also had endless "fixes" with this pattern - isn't it just awesome to put so much frustration into something to end up with an item you'll probably never wear? Like you say, at least you used up some stash and learned some lessons.
BillieJean said... (4/3/13 6:36 AM) Reply
Great review and funny!!
Quickie said... (4/3/13 6:34 AM) Reply
Glad you were so outspoken afnd honest about this pattern. I love it when I see it, but , like you i should not make it
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