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Posted on:11/2/09 10:24 PM
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Helen near Sydney said... (11/5/09 5:07 PM) Reply
Gorgeous colour on you Nancy.
CynthiaSue said... (11/3/09 2:04 PM) Reply
aaww tie neck blouse is so your great, easy yet pretty style! add it as a staple for sure!!
no7262 said... (11/3/09 11:42 AM) Reply
The top looks great dispite your troubles! I looked at another review and saw that she did not cut the tie on the bias and still got a great look. I might have to give this a try. Nora :)
Jane S said... (11/3/09 10:19 AM) Reply
I do love the lines on the blouse, very flattering. great save on the neckline/tie joining. I hate when they don't consider the challenge a newbie sewer would have without a lot of experience in stabilizing and such.
Rhoda K said... (11/3/09 9:45 AM) Reply
A beautiful blouse and it looks good on you. I agree with you on the challis, it's a dandy to work with! As always, a great review.
racehorse said... (11/3/09 7:30 AM) Reply
That is just lovely on you. Thanks for posting this review. I have this in my stash and I need to make it.
Lori V said... (11/3/09 6:38 AM) Reply
Very pretty, thanks for the tip on stabilizing the neckline.
michalklimer said... (11/3/09 2:30 AM) Reply
it is very pretty, in spite of all the trouble and time!
jannw said... (11/3/09 2:08 AM) Reply
So that's the problem with the neckline..I ended up with no gathers also...your version is very I want to try again
Annette1 said... (11/3/09 0:59 AM) Reply
No wonder those little sleeves hold their shape so well, they're two pieces! This is a VERY flattering blouse on you, even though I can feel your pain with that layout. :o) NEXT time you make it, cut out two or three at once -- ha! It's worth it. It's THAT cute. :o)
Barbara V said... (11/3/09 0:48 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse, Nancy. The fabric is lovely and even though the layout, cutting and handling the fabric seemed to be challenging, your end result is perfect! I really like the tie.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (11/3/09 0:28 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse, love the fabric and the bow!
Elke said... (11/2/09 11:36 PM) Reply
Definitely worth all the effort and time you put into this very pretty blouse!
darse said... (11/2/09 11:29 PM) Reply
Really lovely. Your version is much more elegant and stylish than the one on the envelope.
EleanorSews said... (11/2/09 10:58 PM) Reply
What a pretty blouse! Those sleeves are so feminine but not over the top. Really helpful review, thank you.
knitmachinequeen said... (11/2/09 10:43 PM) Reply
Love the blouse.
Athene said... (11/2/09 10:40 PM) Reply
Its a very pretty blouse and the way the bias bow drapes is so nice. Thank you for the tips on how to stablize the bias bow to achieve the gathered effect.
FreyaStark said... (11/2/09 10:37 PM) Reply
The effort seems to have been worthwhile. It's pretty and distinctive blouse.
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