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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2010-122 (Striped top)

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Posted on:1/24/10 0:54 AM


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MelissaB in WA said... (2/1/10 7:31 PM) Reply
Two beautiful tops - well done! :-)
Diane E said... (2/1/10 4:57 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, Cris. I love the neckline on these tops. Gotta have (at least) one for me.
michalklimer said... (1/30/10 2:35 PM) Reply
is is so pretty! I just traced this pattern, hope mine comes out as well as yours!
Patricia Schoeman said... (1/27/10 7:55 PM) Reply
Your top is beautiful
EveS said... (1/26/10 0:41 AM) Reply
Now THAT is a fabulous idea. I'm wishing I hadn't just dropped off that giant bag of cast-offs to Goodwill...
becca a said... (1/25/10 9:21 AM) Reply
I love your new tops! How great to recycle some fabric you loved into a new life. Thanks for reviewing this pattern.
Patzee said... (1/25/10 2:08 AM) Reply
Amazing. Thanks for a fabulous review and showing us how you reused old tops!
CypGrl said... (1/24/10 8:24 PM) Reply
I am so glad you reviewed this top. This issue of BWOF had some really interesting things -- particularly the 50s flashback. Great results!
persevering said... (1/24/10 1:53 PM) Reply
Your review is quite inspirationa! Your tops are both lovely. I appreciate the tip on how you stabilized the neck with the same fabric strip and being able to see your cutting process.
crisford said... (1/24/10 1:00 PM) Reply
Vonnevo, you are right. I will have to figure out just the right undergarment to wear with this. It may not be as comfortable as the top looks...
Kellie R. said... (1/24/10 12:26 PM) Reply
Lovely top!
Lori V said... (1/24/10 11:42 AM) Reply
Great job transforming your garments into such great shirts.
Michele Lommasson said... (1/24/10 11:17 AM) Reply
I love your tops! I think the remake makes them even more wonderful.
jkaori said... (1/24/10 10:23 AM) Reply
Beautiful tops and I love how you transformed them! Thank you for the review!
Christas said... (1/24/10 10:08 AM) Reply
Both tops are so pretty. You are so quick! I just got my issue two days ago!
donna mel said... (1/24/10 9:28 AM) Reply
great use of old clothing...i've got to do this instead of giving everything to good will! this style is very flattering on you.
CShelley said... (1/24/10 8:59 AM) Reply
Wow way to go Crisford! That's repurposing at it's best. You ended up with 2 great tops. Thanks for the review - that was the pattern I liked the best in that issue and I may have to give it a try.
kathigarn said... (1/24/10 8:57 AM) Reply
Wow, I just got my Burda and you have already made something!! Your shirts look great!
VtMartha said... (1/24/10 7:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful tops. I'm most impressed!
nellc said... (1/24/10 6:59 AM) Reply
Lovely tops, the neckline is very pretty and you have done a great job of re-using other garments to make these.
Dmd4106 said... (1/24/10 3:16 AM) Reply
Great re-fashion! Love the top! Agree very flattering. Thanks for posting!
Vonnevo said... (1/24/10 2:45 AM) Reply
Terrific transformations ! As I don't have my magzine yet, I am guessing this lovely neckline is not bra friendly?? Thanks for sharing and writing an excellent review :)
QuiltSewSewSue said... (1/24/10 2:06 AM) Reply
Beautiful tops! Great re-makes! Thank you for the really good review!
VeryPrairie said... (1/24/10 1:40 AM) Reply
Beautiful transformation! Your top is so gorgeous, and completely different from its original incarnation. Thank you for the great review.
 
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