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Reviewed by:Barbara V
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Posted on:8/7/09 3:57 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 10 people   
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lamstu said... (8/23/09 8:27 PM) Reply
I bought the pattern and have been searching for fabric, but your stripes reminded me of a pretty leno linen that I already have in hand. Your top is gorgeous, and looks so chic with the skirt. Thanks for your review!
Sheila457 said... (8/14/09 3:31 PM) Reply
That is such a stylish outfit and totally awed over the placement of the stripes.. You look great.
katie lynne said... (8/12/09 5:53 PM) Reply
I wish there was a 'Very Inspiring' rating...I'd be the first to vote for that one! This is just a smashingly smart outfit. Cool ideation and beautifully crafted.
marthamyers said... (8/8/09 7:45 PM) Reply
Great look on you. I need to try one of Fred's patterns. It is good to know about the sizing. Thanks for the review.
VernanRoxy said... (8/8/09 2:11 PM) Reply
I just ordered this pattern and your comments will be very helpful in the fitting and sewing. I will be just delighted if my blouse turns out as lovely as yours. Great use of stripes! Many thanks.
Kay Y said... (8/8/09 11:04 AM) Reply
Wow, another great top from this pattern!
Barbara V said... (8/8/09 10:05 AM) Reply
grey ann, I did not cut the collar down on either blouse; only shortened the sleeve length and took in the sides. Thank you to all!
eugenia123 said... (8/8/09 8:59 AM) Reply
This looks great, and beautifully made. I love the way you have worked those stripes.
grey ann said... (8/8/09 7:50 AM) Reply
ensemble looks wonderful on you. Did you cut the collar down a little as you did with the silk?
callmeRuth said... (8/8/09 2:43 AM) Reply
The two pieces do go together so well for one lovely outfit. Your work is impeccable.
Ann Smith said... (8/7/09 10:21 PM) Reply
Love it. The stripes look fantastic with this pattern.
carolynw said... (8/7/09 10:03 PM) Reply
Well Barb ypou sure make this second one in no time at all - I really love it - the stripes show it off just perfectly the silk was really nice also but I have a real liking for this
Kay Y said... (8/7/09 8:55 PM) Reply
I'm teetering on the edge of seriously needing this pattern, thanks to you! Another beautiful top/tunic.
sewtime said... (8/7/09 6:42 PM) Reply
Love your outfit and it looks great on you!
DorothyK said... (8/7/09 6:26 PM) Reply
Wow, Barbara, I'm awed by what you did with the stripes. Everything lines up perfectly! This is really a nice pattern and looks very good on you. And what a great outfit you have without even planning it.
SpinningJenny said... (8/7/09 5:51 PM) Reply
So stylish on you - the top and skirt are great together.
FreyaStark said... (8/7/09 5:29 PM) Reply
Very snazzy. It's interesting to see the pattern made up in a striped fabric.
sew2little said... (8/7/09 4:56 PM) Reply
You are on a roll--and the top looks fabulous with the skirt. The ways you have used the stripes keep the outfit from being too matchy-matchy. Marci
Kristen said... (8/7/09 4:42 PM) Reply
Very nice!
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