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Posted on:5/19/10 5:25 PM
Last Updated:5/20/10 10:32 AM

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fuzzygalore said...
I've been adding short fitted dolman sleeves to that sort of squarish blouse lately, and it might be something you want to try with this? You're right, a very loose sleeve on a rather fitted style isn't all that straightforward because it changes the feeling of the whole thing. Not saying that I don't very much like your result, which is totally gorgeous :-).
5/24/10 4:27 AM
mrs quickly said...
Thank your for the detailed review. Your blouse is lovely. I really like how you've altered the sleeve and appreciate your sharing. I love this blouse but I've stayed away because I too, have bat wings for upper arms. I'll have to give this alteration a try.
5/21/10 1:13 PM
marec said...
Oh, it's really gorgeous!
5/20/10 6:52 PM
michellep74 said...
Great blouse!
5/20/10 5:04 PM
poplin said...
Wow. Gorgeous top. You look terrific in it!
5/20/10 11:35 AM
JillyBe said...
Thank you for all the nice comments! You inspire me to try this pattern again & try to perfect the bodice area :) I really do like the new sleeves, and of course the collar. Would love to see the results of someone else trying this :)
5/20/10 11:06 AM
mrsbewley said...
Both versions of your blouse are lovely. You've inspired me to order the pattern!
5/20/10 10:52 AM
AuntieShel said...
Beautiful blouse, I like your sleeves better than the pattern sleeves.
5/20/10 10:50 AM
starryfish said...
I love this blouse, the collar and sleeves are very flattering.
5/20/10 8:56 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Lovely blouse, the collar is the real attraction for me.
5/20/10 6:56 AM
Rebecca D said...
The blouse looks great on you. Flattering, easy going, and elegant.
5/20/10 6:54 AM
MaryDB said...
That blouse turned out great! Love the sleeves and the collar. Nice work.
5/19/10 10:48 PM
LynnRowe said...
That's gorgeous!!!
5/19/10 9:09 PM
Sewliz said...
It's beautiful! I have this pattern too but haven't decided on a fabric yet.
5/19/10 8:31 PM
Time4me said...
Love your second version of this pattern. Really nice print. Great job.
5/19/10 7:03 PM
FreyaStark said...
A lovely blouse. Your version of the sleeve is nicer than the original.
5/19/10 5:32 PM
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