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Patricia from Rose Manor Farm
Love the eyelet yoke and cuffs with the plain cotton. Really classy look. An excellent point about the matching yoke lengths. I agree with you. Patricia
3/28/08 0:55 AM
Tailored and pretty both! Nice review too, thank you!
3/28/08 0:56 AM
3/28/08 3:43 AM
Very pretty. I love the eyelet. I also like how you balanced the back and front yoke sizes. It would look odd the way they drafted it.
3/28/08 4:09 AM
Great match Belinda, absolutely beautiful blouse. Like your use of the eyelet fabric. Must remember that, as well as your beautiful cuff.
3/28/08 4:17 AM
Lovely blouse. Fit is perfect. The eyelet is beautiful.
3/28/08 4:30 AM
Love the cuff and the eyelet yoke. Your changes to the yoke make sense and the fit is beautiful. Congratulations
3/28/08 4:31 AM
What lovely details you added -- the eyelet and the turn back cuff especially. Beautiful fit too.
3/28/08 5:13 AM
What a lovely job you have done on this blouse. It is a great style which could be made many times over. Good luck with the contest..... Julie
3/28/08 5:48 AM
Gorgeous blouse! I wonder how far back my BWOF collection goes?
3/28/08 6:39 AM
I love the eyelet accents on this blouse!! Very pretty overall and the fit (of course) is superb!
3/28/08 7:00 AM
Beautiful blouse, Belinda. The eyelet is gorgeous.
3/28/08 7:09 AM
That is simply perfect. You took what looks like an interesting pattern and made it fabulous! An extremely high quality result that looks wonderful on you.
3/28/08 7:43 AM
This is very lovely. Great work. I just ordered BWOF subscription and am looking forward to it even though I dislike tracing. DH said he'd make me a light box-hopefully that will help. I love the yoke and cutt details, too. Beautiful, just beautiful.
3/28/08 8:13 AM
3/28/08 8:22 AM
Adorable blouse! You have created a treasure.
3/28/08 8:33 AM
I LOVE everything about this blouse!!! Your topstitching is beyond enviable and the fit is perfect!!!
3/28/08 8:45 AM
Your blouse is gorgeous!! Love, love, love it!! Great fit and it looks absolutely perfect!
3/28/08 8:56 AM
Fabulous! I love your fabric combo. Makes it special.
3/28/08 10:33 AM
Beautiful blouse! The eyelet is a nice touch.
3/28/08 11:21 AM
Belinda, this is just BEAUTIFUL. I was going through this edition last night lookign at a dress, and saw this shirt and thought 'meh'. You have again proven that you gotta look at the bones. Great job!
3/28/08 11:55 AM
Beautifully fitted blouse, Belinda, that is sewn to perfection. I particularly love what you've done to the back yoke, by balancing it with the front yoke, but even more, by extending and emphasizing its shape and curve, then featuring your eyelet. Just smashing! -Lily
3/28/08 12:04 PM
This is one of those times I think, I can't believe you MADE that! Looks amazing.
3/28/08 12:15 PM
I always enjoy seeing your superb work. Beautiful!
3/28/08 12:53 PM
Beautiful blouse, I love the way you have used the eyelet fabric, and the fit is perfect.
3/28/08 2:56 PM
Very beautiful!!! The use of eyelet is very 'heirloom' looking to me.
3/28/08 4:12 PM
I never realized a white blouse could be so interesting! I love the combination of eyelet and plain weave.
3/28/08 5:47 PM
Gorgeous top! I loooooooooove the yoke and the cuffs!
3/28/08 5:55 PM
Looks like a marriage made in heaven! Beautiful work. Love the eyelet matching and placement. Really, really nice!
3/28/08 7:27 PM
This is such a fabulous looking top. The eyelet yokes and cuffs are such a great touch. The addition of the eyelet definitely takes this pattern up several notches.
3/28/08 8:04 PM
Beautiful blouse Belinda, and sewn to perfection as always!
3/28/08 9:14 PM
Your blouse is a knock out! Beautiful details.
3/28/08 9:17 PM
Belinda, what can I say that hasn't already been said! Beautiful fit, a really lovely blouse sewn perfectly and as always a very informative review. Thanks
3/28/08 10:30 PM
Very nice blouse, very nice fit.
3/29/08 1:57 AM
Oh I really love this blouse - beautiful fit, beautiful the way you styled it, and of course you look beautiful in it.
3/29/08 3:50 AM
pretty shirt and it looks so nice on you !!! i love the eyelet accents. :)
3/29/08 6:27 AM
Your blouse is beautiful. The curved lines make it so wonderful.
3/29/08 6:37 AM
Love the use of eyelet fabric for yoke and cuffs.
3/29/08 7:46 AM
very, very nice! You'll be wearing that a lot, and looking smashing.
3/29/08 8:15 AM
Gorgeous in every way, work(woman)ship, style, fit you name it. PERFECTION!
3/29/08 10:23 AM
Everyone has said it all. This is beautiful and your advanced sewing skills really show up here. Well done.
3/29/08 11:01 AM
That is a beautiful blouse!
3/29/08 11:13 AM
what a lovely option for a white blouse (one of my fav wardrobe staples!) Beautiful!!
3/29/08 11:55 AM
Loved your blouse! Maybe it's because I'm from Texas but I think that pattern would make an excellent Western shirt. Just sew it in gingham, add snaps, a cowboy cuff and piping. You are right. "It could look quite different using various fabric combinations."
3/29/08 12:10 PM
3/29/08 3:39 PM
Belinda, you demonstrate sewing masterclass and style! Stunning blouse and superb fit!
3/29/08 5:22 PM
Beautiful in every way!
3/29/08 7:38 PM
Beautiful blouse with impeccable construction and fit. The eyelet is just lovely. I never cease to be inspired by your work.
3/29/08 10:46 PM
3/30/08 2:38 PM
Really nice blouse
3/30/08 2:53 PM
MelissaB in WA
Gorgeous blouse - I love the eyelet, what a classy touch!
3/30/08 10:15 PM
Everything about this blouse is perfection! You achieve perfect fit every time. Beautiful!!
3/30/08 10:36 PM
Fabulous fit, fantastic execution. The lines on this blouse are just superb and your fabric choices and alterations make this a stand-out... the whole package is fabulishous!
3/31/08 3:52 PM
Lovely blouse, the eyelet fabric gives it class.
3/31/08 9:41 PM
This is a really classy blouse and a excellent review. I like how you changed the yoke.
3/31/08 10:24 PM
Lucy in Virginia
Very lovely blouse!
4/1/08 1:49 PM
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4/1/08 3:55 PM
This is an absolutely gorgeous blouse and an excellent review.
4/1/08 7:52 PM
This is a beautiful blouse.
4/2/08 2:07 AM
This is so beautiful. I agree, it reminds me of western and can be done in the more calm colors if you don't want to go "all out western"??. It's bright and feminine and ready for summer. It's just beautiful.
4/2/08 1:35 PM
Great blouse and a very helpful review.
4/2/08 3:43 PM
You have made this pattern into a very classy blouse and written a great review.
4/2/08 5:54 PM
Beautiful work, the eyelet makes it so.
4/3/08 1:52 AM
I love everything you make, and this one is no exception! What a perfect fantastic blouse.
4/3/08 9:37 AM
Beautiful. I agree with everyone else - the fit adjustments. choice of fabric, cuffs, etc. - done to perfection!!! I AM curious about the FBA you did, is that spread on the pattern 1/2"? It looks like more to me, but I know photos can be deceiving.
4/3/08 10:38 AM
OMG! I love, love your blouse. The detailing on the cuffs is awesome.
4/3/08 12:30 PM
A beautiful blouse and helpful review.
4/3/08 9:15 PM
Just beautiful and looks so good on you. Great job as always! I always learn something from your reviews!!
4/4/08 10:00 AM
Dreamdesigner with the FBA, I marked a point 1/2"
, out from my pattern piece, then pivoted the top until it touched this point. This gave me 1/2" extra width but did give me more than 1/2" length. The same as any FBA. I hope this makes sense.
4/5/08 5:56 AM
I WANT THIS BLOUSE! LOL. It is absolutely beautiful. Way to take a simple design and make it very special. I would wear this once a week to work. I may try to do a similar style as I just love the look. (Can you tell I like your blouse?)
4/5/08 9:45 AM
Beautiful blouse and excellent review.
4/5/08 9:13 PM
Beautiful blouse and fit! The barrel cuffs are amazing - love what you did with the buttons on them. Making the front & back yokes the same level shows you have a great eye for the details! Job well done!
4/6/08 10:33 AM
Thanks for the informative review. I love the cuffs you added, and your eyelet choice. Beautiful!
4/6/08 12:32 PM
So many comments but have to add mine - what a really, really beautiful blouse you hav emade. Great job
4/6/08 11:30 PM
this is darling and completely professionally sewn. amazing work. I swear I have that eyelet in black.... thank you for giving me a good idea!
4/13/08 10:50 PM
What a gorgeous looking blouse; beats the look of RTW by miles! Looked at close-up of cuffs, & wondered how they were made; noticed 2 looped buttons & would like to know their function.
4/17/08 12:02 PM
Great review. Alterations instructions easy to understand. Lovely blouse.
4/17/08 7:29 PM
Beautiful detail work on the blouse! I really appreciate the detail in the bust adjustment picture - I would like to know if a "fitting muslin" was made prior to sewing the blouse.
4/19/08 11:51 AM
A lot of adjustments, most of which I would need to make for myself ( exception would be the larger bust one). It looks stylish.
4/20/08 1:13 PM
kaybork, yes I sewed a muslin first to work out all my fit alterations. I sew a muslin for most patterns I use. It takes less than an hour and tells me so much about the pattern, including when to "move on". :)
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