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Vogue Patterns: 8501 (MISSES' TUNIC AND PANTS) - Type:Easy to Sew    printable version
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Reviewed by:SoMsGal
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Posted on:3/2/09 7:00 PM
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sewtime said...
Beautiful top!! Love the color, style!!
3/2/09 7:17 PM
Tall Mary said...
This is a helpful review for plus-sized people. Thanks so much. It is very pretty.
3/2/09 8:04 PM
kkkkaty said...
What a fresh and pretty spring top, nice work!
3/2/09 8:09 PM
Fictionfan said...
Lovely!
3/2/09 9:29 PM
Sherril Miller said...
That's a cute pattern which I would never have noticed without your review. Thanks for sharing!
3/2/09 9:57 PM
QuiltersFan said...
I love the color. Says "spring" to me.
3/2/09 10:44 PM
Peggy L said...
Very pretty and spring like! I may have to get that pattern.
3/3/09 5:43 AM
EleanorSews said...
Such a pretty spingy tunic! The off-center buttons are a nice design detail iving it a very fresh look.
3/3/09 11:30 AM
knitlitcamper said...
Love the color, looks so comfy for warm weather. Lovely top. Thanks for the review.
3/4/09 1:58 AM
Caroleleah said...
Ooo! I adore your pretty green top!! The white buttons and top-stitching just POP against the springy fabric! Now, let's see if I can address the puckering you mentioned. When you stitch the facings to the garment, you have the garment to the LEFT of your needle, of course, so your 1st seam is going a certain direction, we‘ll call it South. Then, you turn the facing to the inside of the garment, and proceed to top-stitch on the outside, again with the garment to the LEFT of the machine needle - that's where the problem is. On the 2nd pass (top-stitching), because you changed the SIDE of the garment you’re stitching, you also have to change the POSITION of the garment to prevent your 2nd seam from actually being stitched North instead of stitching South again. We like flip garments from top-to-bottom to keep the fabric to the left of the needle b/c of the ease in sewing, but in this case you need to flip the fabric OVER, so the garment is to the RIGHT of the needle when you stitch the 2nd pass. That way, you will be stitching “South” for each seamline. It’s a pain to squish all that fabric up under the arm of the machine, but necessary to prevent the pulling (“puckering”) from the seams having been stitched 2 different directions. This is one of the few things I remember from learning sewing in school! J It’s a trick that works for top-stitching, attaching bias-bindings, etc. I’m not sure I explained clearly, but perhaps it will help? Carole
3/16/09 7:58 PM
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