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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 3393 (8 great looks 1 easy pattern)

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Posted on:11/12/11 7:22 PM
Last Updated:11/12/11 7:23 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 
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NevadaGrace said... (12/7/14 9:11 PM) Reply
I'd like about a dozen blouses like this and about 50 yards of the fabric. Nicely done.
fourkid said... (12/4/11 8:52 AM) Reply
This turned out beautifully. I looked at the photos first and immediately thought what perfect buttons for this - then saw it was a challenge to find them. It was worth it to hunt for those buttons - they add to the shirt and its lovely fabric.
Heatherrique said... (11/15/11 10:02 PM) Reply
Pretty shirt, Freya! Thanks for reminding me about this pattern. It's time to give it another try!
VirginiasDghter said... (11/13/11 11:23 AM) Reply
Lovely blouse that looks great on you. Great fabric choice too!
carolynw said... (11/13/11 10:17 AM) Reply
Beautiful shirt - love the fabric and your usual great work! Not sure if this pattern is in my vast shirt pattern cache but if so will certainly give it a go on your recommendation. Great review
MNBarb said... (11/13/11 8:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful pairing of fabric and pattern. You have such an eye for a lovely piece of lawn. A good classic look. Isn't button selection the most difficult part of shirt/blouse construction?
Amanda.Claire said... (11/13/11 6:46 AM) Reply
Your blouse looks wonderful! The fabric is lovely too.
pdiddly said... (11/13/11 5:09 AM) Reply
very nice great fit - I like the white one on the front of the pattern envelope too with the long cuffs shame its out of print.
Maree P said... (11/13/11 2:28 AM) Reply
This is lovely...the fabric is gorgeous. I have an old 80s similar to this and I remembered loving this style then.
SewWil said... (11/13/11 0:20 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse. Good job choosing the right buttons for your fabric. I love your fabric.
ClaireEmily said... (11/12/11 11:10 PM) Reply
Very nice! You always have such beautiful fabrics.
said... (11/12/11 10:10 PM) Reply
I can see that this may do very well with a silk which does nicely with gathering. It seems like a sensible and simple pattern. You really find some great fabrics!
marec said... (11/12/11 10:05 PM) Reply
Oh my gosh-that is a pretty shirt! The fabric is perfect for the style.
Sue Parrott said... (11/12/11 10:02 PM) Reply
Very pretty!
Robin Denning said... (11/12/11 8:51 PM) Reply
well done. I love a nice shirt and yours looks great.
renren said... (11/12/11 8:46 PM) Reply
Beautiful fabric, perfect buttons, and nice styling. I agree--this one is too good to have disappeared. I really like the gathers at the forward shoulder seam which give the illusion of a yoke without the overhead of actually sewing a yoke.
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