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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2007-05 (Rose Top)

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Reviewed by:MelissaB in WA
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Posted on:5/21/08 11:22 AM
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CarolynGM said... (6/2/08 2:58 PM) Reply
Love that contrast. Good idea to change the sleeve.
dollieo said... (6/1/08 6:03 PM) Reply
You did a beautiful job.I also like all the interchangable outfits to.
Mary Stiefer said... (6/1/08 11:34 AM) Reply
Great looking Tee and the contrasting band really makes it special
slanden99 said... (5/27/08 1:10 PM) Reply
Looks like we were both thinking about this shirt at the same time (although I haven't started mine yet). Glad it turned out so well for you. Good idea to use the regular sleeves--looks good
sideseams said... (5/23/08 7:23 PM) Reply
What a great looking t-shirt. I think I need this pattern! Good job and good review. Thanks!
Winifred said... (5/22/08 5:24 PM) Reply
Lovely flattering top Melissa. I have this issue so must get down to it. I like your change of sleeve - I rhink the other may be a bit " young " for me at 65 !! - we'll see.
pterion said... (5/22/08 12:32 PM) Reply
Very cute shirt on you, Melissa. This top has been on my project list for the longest time...
loohoo44 said... (5/22/08 12:26 PM) Reply
Melissa you are just the cutest thing!! The top looks great on you, very flattering cut and I love the contrast band.
Lori V said... (5/22/08 7:07 AM) Reply
Great looking top Melissa. Black and white is a fabulous combination.
Helen near Sydney said... (5/22/08 6:42 AM) Reply
What a great tee, I always think a contrast band looks good.
PegL said... (5/22/08 6:10 AM) Reply
Great looking top!
mssewcrazy said... (5/22/08 6:07 AM) Reply
I can't imagine anything unflattering on you but I really love your shirt. I guess the ottobres I have stashed need to come out and get traced.
CynthiaSue said... (5/22/08 1:53 AM) Reply
excellent review. great top. it's nice to see you!!
EveS said... (5/21/08 10:02 PM) Reply
What a great tee, esp. w/ the sleeve alteration! (I, too, struggle w/ puffs.) I can see you getting lots and lots of use out of this patter. You really make me want to sew OttWoman, too!
Annette1 said... (5/21/08 6:22 PM) Reply
Flattering is the word, all right! This neckline is just PERFECT: not too low, not too high, slightly curved at the sides, not too wide. :o) Your V turned out perfectly, and I like your sleeves MUCH better than the puffed sleeves. I thought I HAD to have puffed sleeves for a while, but then I never got around to making them -- ha! -- and now I'm back to preferring the classic styles anyway. Great top!
Meggie LuLu said... (5/21/08 5:02 PM) Reply
What a CUTE top!!!! Great job!!! You always do such a wonderful job on everything you sew!!!!! I LOVE black and white together!!!!
gatorgirl4325 said... (5/21/08 4:52 PM) Reply
I like your shirt without the puff sleeve - the band is a great added touch!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (5/21/08 4:15 PM) Reply
Great looking shirt. I do so like those V necklines too :)
martinanne said... (5/21/08 2:25 PM) Reply
Great look, Melissa! The black V neck and your dark hair frame your face beautifully!
maryfrana said... (5/21/08 1:03 PM) Reply
The black V neck is so flattering. I am always loathe to use my seam ripper, but I think it was to good effect here. The flat sleeves are very nice. This is so professional looking.
 
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