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Pattern Reviews> Christine Jonson> 426 (Shirred Top and Princess Wrap)

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Posted on:11/19/06 4:55 PM
Last Updated:11/19/06 4:55 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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AnnS said... (1/5/08 11:23 AM) Reply
I love this in the stretch velvet! I made the other top (the shirred boat neck) a year and a half ago when the pattern first came out, but I must make this one in a brown stretch velvet after seeing your version!
LilD said... (3/16/07 2:22 PM) Reply
Very helpful review
Tee Jay said... (12/1/06 8:23 AM) Reply
Smashingly beautiful top! I always thought of it as casual--but now I see you can really dress it up.
OP Gal said... (11/20/06 5:58 PM) Reply
Beautiful top. I can't believe you made it in a hour! And we still have "coming out" balls in Kansas City, too, so it's not just a Southern thing.
AnneM said... (11/20/06 10:18 AM) Reply
This looks to be a really nice pattern; I like the style. And nice to know it hides a little stomach fluff.
Sewing Chick said... (11/20/06 9:06 AM) Reply
Carla, you serge the edges and then topstitch. Initially, I used the stretch stitch on my sewing machine, but didn't like the look, so I just topstitched. I didn't think the twin needles would look good on the velvet.
BeckyC said... (11/20/06 8:29 AM) Reply
I love your fabric choice for this pattern. It is so elegant. I have this pattern in my stash and must dust it off.
Erica B. said... (11/19/06 11:28 PM) Reply
love this top too. Great pairing.
Marji said... (11/19/06 8:48 PM) Reply
Thanks for writing this review. I just ordered that pattern yesterday, and now I"m really glad I did. It looks fantastic.
Lori V said... (11/19/06 7:55 PM) Reply
So pretty.
Carolyndh said... (11/19/06 6:16 PM) Reply
I have this pattern but haven't tried it yet! Your looks very impressive.
Sew4Fun said... (11/19/06 6:15 PM) Reply
Lovely! I like your fabric choice; it makes the perfect evening top. I'm wearing my top as I type :) and I agree about the gathers.
CSM--Carla said... (11/19/06 6:09 PM) Reply
COH, this really is a great looking top! I may have to go with this pattern. Are the edges of the neckline finished by folding over and topstitching or are there facings? Thanks for your review. Carla
librarylady said... (11/19/06 6:04 PM) Reply
Wow! Beautiful. And a pattern that will work for you and your daughter is worth its weight in gold.
khurtdvm said... (11/19/06 5:05 PM) Reply
that's gorgeous!
Kristen said... (11/19/06 4:59 PM) Reply
Lovely!
 
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