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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 640 (70s Knit Button Down Shirt)

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Posted on:1/9/08 9:33 PM
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lilyofthevalley said... (2/27/08 2:27 AM) Reply
Well, that was a brainstorm to use a 70's Kwik Sew pattern, exactly as it was drafted in the original. You're right back in style! The blouse fits you beautifully and you must know how the 'jewel tones' flatter your coloring. You look lovely, as is usual. -Lily
ryan's mom said... (2/20/08 11:03 AM) Reply
Lookin' groovy :) !
Marji said... (1/16/08 8:03 AM) Reply
love your description, "get happy" shirt. The color is great on you.
Jane S said... (1/10/08 3:04 PM) Reply
What a wonderfully colorful shirt on you and you're so right about the collar. I love KS patterns for all the reasons you stated. Hope you enjoy some others.
Seamingly Simple said... (1/10/08 2:41 PM) Reply
This blouse looks great on you. Kwik Sew has many basic styles that would be groovy in the retro fabrics that you like. I like their instructions and fit.
CarolynGM said... (1/10/08 2:12 PM) Reply
That pattern is quite a find. Looks great in that color too.
EveS said... (1/10/08 1:42 PM) Reply
This color is gorgeous on you!! Love the blouse...looks like a serious wardrobe builder! I can't imagine you any happier that you usually are, but this shirt does the trick! ;)
michellep74 said... (1/10/08 1:26 PM) Reply
Very cool shirt! I hope you make more of them! :)
MelissaB in WA said... (1/10/08 11:27 AM) Reply
Oh you can't beat KS for excellent instructions! Groovy shirt - I love the color!
nicegirl said... (1/10/08 10:55 AM) Reply
Looks great! That's one of my favorite colors.
Leslie in Austin said... (1/10/08 10:42 AM) Reply
I think I! ;-)
marjenann said... (1/10/08 7:39 AM) Reply
I love the look of this "new" style on you!! It is very sophisticated and flattering! You picked a superb color too! Just yummy!!!
AnneMarie60 said... (1/10/08 7:39 AM) Reply
Wow, that shirt's "dyno-mite!" I love the color. I had some of these silky shirts when I was a teen.
Karla Kizer said... (1/10/08 7:05 AM) Reply
I'm glad you had success with it. 30 years later, KS patterns still use great construction methods. That shirt is the most gorgeous color. Very nice!
sam7992 said... (1/10/08 5:17 AM) Reply
lovely, great job!
Annette1 said... (1/10/08 1:09 AM) Reply
Well, I suppose by now you've already purchased several more Kwik Sew patterns -- as well you should, if they turn out as nicely as this one has. :o) What a great basic pattern that can be used with so many pretty fabrics! Great shirt!
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