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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2594 (Woven Cowl Top w/ Yoke)

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Posted on:7/8/10 11:00 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 19 people   
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Sew4Fun said... (1/24/12 1:33 AM) Reply
I absolutely love your top! I'm thinking of sewing this pattern with a silk gauze and rayon twill lining. Your review has given me hope I can pull it off. :) Thanks for the really helpful review!
lynne leblanc said... (7/12/10 1:26 AM) Reply
you look great in that top--very flattering and fun
mylittleelephant said... (7/9/10 3:32 PM) Reply
I love the fabric you used and the back's so cute as well, definitely better and more inspiring than the pattern model photo.
RLL said... (7/9/10 2:17 PM) Reply
This is fabulous on you. The style and color is perfect. The weight is genius!
sandramary said... (7/9/10 7:47 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review. I have made up this top in a knit as I am a bit scared of bias, but might summon up the courage now!
HLT said... (7/9/10 7:14 AM) Reply
Cute top! Great use of the coin weight!
Diane333 said... (7/9/10 7:07 AM) Reply
This is a great look on you and the color is especially flattering.
KiarasMom said... (7/9/10 0:28 AM) Reply
I LOVE this top on you -- the fit, the colour ... just lovely! Thanks also for the comprehensive review. I'm so tempted to pick up this pattern now. LOL!
Handmade by Carla said... (7/9/10 0:07 AM) Reply
Cute top and the color is a nice selection.
Annette1 said... (7/9/10 0:05 AM) Reply
PERFECT color for you, and the top is REALLY cute. I've eyed this pattern several times myself. I LOVE your idea of the weight to help with the front drape. It hangs beautifully.
FreyaStark said... (7/8/10 6:28 PM) Reply
A cute top.
MNBarb said... (7/8/10 4:13 PM) Reply
Love this style and color on you. The entire outfit is beautiful!
Elke said... (7/8/10 1:23 PM) Reply
Very cute and love the orange on you!
Elona said... (7/8/10 1:23 PM) Reply
How pretty! This top seems to come out particularly nicely in georgette.
EveS said... (7/8/10 1:17 PM) Reply
Really pretty top and I agree that it looks great on you! I've been rethinking my love affair w/ cowls since they all do seem to misbehave...what a brilliant idea to use a weight! I wonder if a chain stitched into the cowl would work, too...???
Levone said... (7/8/10 1:08 PM) Reply
Pretty top! I just bought this pattern recently, so glad to see you review it.
sydney800 said... (7/8/10 1:06 PM) Reply
Very cute top, and great color. I have this pattern, but have not made this view. I will rethink it with your comments about the partial front facing in mind!
sewbehind said... (7/8/10 12:08 PM) Reply
Beautiful colour on you. Lovely top and I think it is cute that you will have some cash whilst travelling in Hong Kong in a secret spot.
Sigrid. said... (7/8/10 11:38 AM) Reply
Very pretty top. Good color on you.
sewing for fun said... (7/8/10 11:12 AM) Reply
Love that orange - very pretty and complimentary to your coloring!
AuntieShel said... (7/8/10 11:07 AM) Reply
Wow, this came out really nice!! Love that fabric. I read with interest that it was a cowl top made from woven fabric. I made a cowl from a knit and it falls off my shoulders, which are pretty broad. Am thinking maybe a woven would not do this.
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