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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4345 (Misses shirt)

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Posted on:6/10/09 3:35 PM
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dreamdesigner said... (12/19/12 11:37 AM) Reply
WOW! Gorgeous shirt. Would love to be able to see the pattern.
waltzqueen said... (6/11/09 2:59 PM) Reply
Beautiful shirt!! Very impressive, esp. the tucks - they look symetrical tome!
barbcl said... (6/11/09 1:29 PM) Reply
Just lovely and so crisp and stylish.
Michele Lommasson said... (6/11/09 1:00 PM) Reply
A beautiful pattern and a very well made garment. Very flattering (nice also to see how flattering it looks on a normal sized, non-emaciated individual). I do like the vintage thread you used. What was it? I agree with clin, it's too bad it's out of print. That doesn't mean we can't find it though! Thanks for an inspiring review.
carolynw said... (6/11/09 9:29 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse and great work Great review - too bad it's now an OOP
craftygamma said... (6/11/09 7:45 AM) Reply
Wow, that is very nice & really unique! I started a little girl's dress that has a tucked bodice and it does not come out right after doing the tucks. I cannot even figure out why, so it sits in a drawer for someday. My only granddaughter has grown too big for it now, but I still would like to figure out what went wrong some day.
graustark said... (6/10/09 10:25 PM) Reply
You are right the details really make this shirt. I love the pale green too ... way too pretty for "just" a muslin, so I'm glad it worked out!
Barbara V said... (6/10/09 8:09 PM) Reply
Beautiful, gorgeous blouse, nice fit! I too bought this pattern years ago and haven't sewn it yet. Maybe now. I love your version!
sewbehind said... (6/10/09 6:03 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse. The pattern is great. Too bad it is out of print. :(
wendlesue said... (6/10/09 5:52 PM) Reply
the tucking was pretty easy on this cotton shirting fabric. You just press along the guideline, then sew 1/4" from your crease, then press the tuck down and move to the next tuck. Just takes a little time, and mine are definitely not perfect.
Carolyn C said... (6/10/09 5:26 PM) Reply
I have this in my stash and had been avoiding it because of all the buttonholes. Thank you for the review. Buttonholes, here I come.
Judy Wentz said... (6/10/09 5:05 PM) Reply
Wonderful work! Beautiful shirt. jw
CTBarb said... (6/10/09 3:59 PM) Reply
Wow, I love this blouse. How hard was the tucking on the band? I am such a scaredy cat when it comes to details like this, but you did it so well that it makes the finished product look very "one of a kind." Bravo!
Christas said... (6/10/09 3:48 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful blouse. Your topstitching is PERFECT ...... lovely details!
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