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Posted on:2/25/07 6:51 PM
Last Updated:2/25/07 6:55 PM


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AngieC said... (8/27/07 9:05 AM) Reply
What a pretty top! You did a beautiful job on it and I love the fabric too.
AnneM said... (4/3/07 11:50 AM) Reply
Nice top, perfect with that fabric (even if the fabric is a pain).
U. Chicago said... (3/6/07 9:05 AM) Reply
Thank you for the hints about the closures and staystitching. Wish I had a serger as I have tons of brocades I could use for this. Maybe I can figure some way to make the sleeves longer to cover my arm flab! Maybe a coordinating charmeuse or chiffon? Hmm...
ryan's mom said... (2/28/07 7:12 AM) Reply
Great top! You've turned an It's So Easy into an It's So Pretty!
Maggie Cat said... (2/27/07 8:48 PM) Reply
Your top is gorgeous! I love, love, love the fabric. You did an excellent job with the sewing. I also agree that your arms look fine. I have this pattern and even have some fabric I got to sew it - the trick is to sew it. Your comments are very helpful.
Karen said... (2/27/07 2:23 AM) Reply
Cute top, very pretty fabric. I wouldn't worry about your arms, they look fine to me, besides have you seen what other people are wearing?
Puddin Pop said... (2/26/07 10:58 AM) Reply
Very cute top and I think the sleeves look good on you, also. It would be cute with the red Asian design.
SarahWeb said... (2/26/07 10:15 AM) Reply
Very nice top. You did a great job on the details.
jbrewer said... (2/26/07 8:32 AM) Reply
Soliel, the fabric has no stretch to it. Only cut on the bias.
suzanrossi said... (2/25/07 10:33 PM) Reply
Very special - I love the fabric and the closure detail.
Rhoda K said... (2/25/07 10:09 PM) Reply
Very nice!
Seamingly Simple said... (2/25/07 7:58 PM) Reply
The fit of this top is exquisite. No alterations?! Your are so fortunate. The slim sleeves look like they would go well under a jacket. Your ball buttons are fabulous. Thanks for the helpful hint on making the strips long!
Elemenopeo said... (2/25/07 7:28 PM) Reply
Very pretty.
Soliel said... (2/25/07 7:22 PM) Reply
Your top is sooo cute. I am guessing it is not stretch, right? Very nice!
Soliel said... (2/25/07 7:12 PM) Reply
Such a simple top but so so chic! Love the closures. You executed them beautifully. I have seen this pattern but didn't pick it up...maybe now I will. Looks very cute, your top, that is.
 
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