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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 3893 (Khaliah Ali Collection Tops)

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Reviewed by:angie.a

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Posted on:3/21/07 8:25 PM
Last Updated:1/10/09 6:01 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 10 people   
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4u2cme said... (4/5/10 5:04 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip on the elastic. Very good review.
Annette1 said... (1/11/09 0:15 AM) Reply
VERY CUTE! I can see this with just about ANYTHING, too. A great TNT!
Ody said... (1/10/09 11:23 PM) Reply
Very funny review---I about fell off my chair here about Elvis! Would you have used a blue faux suede for the fabric instead of what you used, but no matter, it came out cute anyway!
sewtime said... (1/10/09 11:11 PM) Reply
Cute top!!
Em's Summer said... (1/10/09 10:34 PM) Reply
I think this is so cute! Georgette is difficult to sew and you did a great job!
Heatherrique said... (1/10/09 8:49 PM) Reply
Angie, this top is so cool! Very nice style on you!
Gecko said... (1/10/09 7:04 PM) Reply
I really like this! It's very delicate and feminine looking and will be great for layering.
LauraTS said... (3/23/07 8:22 PM) Reply
I agree, the instructions for inserting the elastic are tres bizarre. Looks like you triumphed!
ryan's mom said... (3/22/07 3:59 PM) Reply
Great top! I love it paired with that skirt too!
SimsSews said... (3/22/07 12:50 PM) Reply
Great blouse! Love the fabric choice, I bet it feels great on.
Karen144 said... (3/22/07 8:30 AM) Reply
Great review! I hate those instructions that tell you to insert elastic in the 'sewn over seam allowance'... like you used 2" seams!!! It's not a practical way to sew. But cute shirt! :)
miss twist said... (3/21/07 11:25 PM) Reply
My experience with this pattern line is that it runs very large. I have never had to do an FBA and I've added more than a few shaping darts to reduce the boxiness of the overall shape in the pieces I've made. I'm glad it worked well for you.
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