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Reviewed by:Chris Kelly
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Posted on:2/8/06 9:29 AM
Last Updated:2/8/06 1:11 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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kathi s said... (2/9/06 11:57 PM) Reply
Really lovely. Nice, nice, nice!
Cambric Tea said... (2/9/06 12:13 PM) Reply
I'm so glad you upgraded your rating. Otherwise I was going to have to send myself back to Advanced Beginner. (; Seriously, great work and congratulations!
PhyllisC said... (2/8/06 10:14 PM) Reply
As a lover of all things heirloom, this blouse has been on my list from day one. You get a TON of credit for launching into it without really knowing how to do heirloom - great work and outstanding review!
Sewliz said... (2/8/06 9:17 PM) Reply
What a cute top! I love the pintucking. Nice job!
twistedangel said... (2/8/06 4:51 PM) Reply
LOL. This is what I'm wearing today. :-) Good job.
Nickle said... (2/8/06 2:52 PM) Reply
Very pretty. I bet it looks nice on you.
Lori Sews said... (2/8/06 2:32 PM) Reply
Very pretty.
Elona said... (2/8/06 2:30 PM) Reply
This is a lovely top. It looks like one of HP's real winners.
zeoplum said... (2/8/06 1:25 PM) Reply
Beautiful! And I agree about upgrading to Intermediate. :-)
milwaukee_kelly said... (2/8/06 12:09 PM) Reply
Lovely! I would love to see this on you as well. I am wondering how the arm opening fits and looks .. it looks pretty high up.. just wondering. OOOHH! Can you show us the back too? Did you do all those buttons for the closure? Just looking at the line drawings...
Chris Kelly said... (2/8/06 11:06 AM) Reply
I cut out two sizes too big for the sides...don't ask my how...I think it had something to do with DS coming home from school, the dog being let out , and the DH coming home from work...lol.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (2/8/06 11:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful, sweet blouse. I am a little puzzled by the 1.5 inches you took in sideseams...total circumference was 1.5 less? or each seam 5/8 less. It looks so cute ! Great job.
Cambric Tea said... (2/8/06 10:51 AM) Reply
I second kwpanthermom's nomination. (: I'm very inspired by your output and your work.
Lori V said... (2/8/06 10:38 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse. I like the look of it and the lace is beautiful.
kwpanthermom said... (2/8/06 10:36 AM) Reply
This blouse is gorgeous, and as you say, doesn't appear to be for beginners. Maybe you should consider upgrading your skill level from Advanced Beginner to a well-deserved Intermediate, given your profile indicates you've been sewing 35 years, you've produced an astonishing volume of nice work for the Stash Contest, and you just reviewed a HotPattern which looks like it is a major success!
fiberfanatic said... (2/8/06 10:23 AM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this. I would love to see it on you too!
pbrenneraz said... (2/8/06 10:10 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse! What will you wear it with? I can imagine it would look good with lots of different things ....
Re Becca said... (2/8/06 9:33 AM) Reply
Pretty! It looks like this takes some patience. I would love to see it on you!
 
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