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Posted on:1/6/07 7:05 PM
Last Updated:1/6/07 7:07 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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taylormade said... (3/2/07 1:40 PM) Reply
Your garment looks beautiful!
Leora said... (3/2/07 8:49 AM) Reply
Knockout sweater! I like yours better than the original :)
Marji said... (3/1/07 4:41 AM) Reply
I like your top better than the CM original! It's so delicate looking. Nice job on the details too.
dreamdesigner said... (1/11/07 1:41 AM) Reply
Lovely! And I LOVE this fabric! Where on earth did you find it?
Frogstitcher said... (1/9/07 1:08 PM) Reply
Wowza..did this ever turn out beautiful. I much prefer your's over the original. Apparently, I have this pattern in my collection, thanks so much for reviewing it and bringing it to my attention.
Markie1 said... (1/8/07 9:36 PM) Reply
This is just flat-out beautiful. Great job on all counts--and yes, I like the "design feature" on ther back!
nicegirl said... (1/8/07 9:52 AM) Reply
Totally adore it!
Heatherrique said... (1/7/07 6:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!!!!!
krinn said... (1/7/07 4:09 PM) Reply
Oh and Dale C, I bought the fabric at Rag Shop.
krinn said... (1/7/07 4:04 PM) Reply
Thanks, everyone, for the kind compliments! The fabric actually wasnt that much harder to sew; I used the suggested stich for lace from Sandra Betzina's "More Fabric Saavy" - a really tiny zigzag stitch (1.5 mm long, .5 mm wide). The fabric did get caught in the machine, but only about 3 or 4 times - a lot less than I expected!
Dale C said... (1/7/07 3:49 PM) Reply
Terrific knockoff. I saw this on Bluefly too and thought it'd be fun to try making. Where did you find the fabric? It's perfect for the design. What a savings you made!
OP Gal said... (1/7/07 2:19 PM) Reply
I agree with the off-center pattern looking like a design element and the fact that you should pat yourself on the back for tackling such a complicated fabric. Not to mention all the design changes. Do not pass Go, go directly to Intermediate! :-)
carolynw said... (1/7/07 9:59 AM) Reply
Looks lovely - thanks for the review - very timely as I am about to cut this out!
Nata said... (1/7/07 9:35 AM) Reply
It's gorgeous. Simply love it!
AnneM said... (1/7/07 9:31 AM) Reply
Neat. The back is enough off-center to look deliberate. And look how much money you saved over buying that sweater! :)
Linda E. said... (1/7/07 9:00 AM) Reply
A beautiful sweater.. excellent job on the details.
blue mooney said... (1/7/07 8:19 AM) Reply
a real showpiece!
Puddin Pop said... (1/6/07 10:27 PM) Reply
Are you sure you are an advanced beginner? That material couldn't have been easy to sew. It is beautiful.
touran said... (1/6/07 8:56 PM) Reply
This is an excellent knock-off. It looks very high-end and stylish.
Vonnevo said... (1/6/07 8:36 PM) Reply
Totally Fabulous !!! A beautiful top and excellent review. Thank you for all the extra photos :))
mastdenman said... (1/6/07 8:35 PM) Reply
Great top. And it does pay to sew.
cindy-lou said... (1/6/07 8:19 PM) Reply
Sew Gorgeous! And you did a great job of lining everything up. How does it feel to make a $355 sweater??
Sew4Fun said... (1/6/07 7:47 PM) Reply
Nice top.
JuliaS said... (1/6/07 7:46 PM) Reply
I think it came out cute, too! :)
coloreyec said... (1/6/07 7:30 PM) Reply
That is a knockout of a knockoff!!!! Great use of pattern and fabric!!! And the good thing about the pattern in the back being slightly off center - it is enough off center that it seems like a design element. Great job!
 
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