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Posted on:11/22/11 11:11 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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NC Carol said... (11/24/11 8:34 AM) Reply
What a nice fit you've achieved! It looks great and I love that color on you!
Christas said... (11/24/11 1:54 AM) Reply
I love the knotted cowl! Your new top looks very nice!
Sharonspils said... (11/24/11 1:22 AM) Reply
Great tunic, love the colour, and how clever to work out where that horizontal seam should be. The knot is very clever.
booran said... (11/23/11 8:41 PM) Reply
Love your top - the colour really suits you. Thank you for the tip on the cowl will try next time myself. Wish my muslins turn out as nice as yours.
JTink said... (11/23/11 5:12 PM) Reply
You look great in this...super job.
treefrog said... (11/23/11 5:12 PM) Reply
Great top and such a lovely colour. I like the way you determined the empire line height - very innovative.
katlew03 said... (11/23/11 3:45 PM) Reply
Looks great. Thanks for the link for the knotted cowl.
nickelc624 said... (11/23/11 1:07 PM) Reply
I love your top! The fit is great and the color is beautiful.
crazygrad said... (11/23/11 11:42 AM) Reply
Nice blouse! But YOU look gorgeous!
marthamyers said... (11/23/11 10:04 AM) Reply
Wow, Mary. So gorgeous on you! I've been wanting to try Pam's technique too. It is the perfect touch on this pattern. OK, I have to go buy this pattern now!
ArtAttack said... (11/23/11 9:37 AM) Reply
This is adorable on you and what a perfect color for your complexion. I really like the tab on the cowl for something different. Very cute!
Mahogany Stylist said... (11/23/11 9:13 AM) Reply
Nice RTW muslin. Thanks for the review. This is my first time noticing this pattern. I will give it a try.
Margaret said... (11/23/11 8:06 AM) Reply
Great top! Very nice changes... the front seam looks like it worked well and so did the extra detail on the cowl. Have fun with the next version(s)!
jlg said... (11/23/11 7:03 AM) Reply
Your version of this is wonderful. It is very becoming.
jannw said... (11/23/11 5:23 AM) Reply
I wasn't interested in this pattern at first, but I LOVE your version! What a great job..a definitely more than wearable muslin..that color is so good on you!
c.k. paz said... (11/23/11 2:20 AM) Reply
Your finished top looks great; very flattering fit. I've been looking for a top with a cowl neckline and, thanks to your review, I'll keep this one in mind.
Aixoise said... (11/22/11 11:46 PM) Reply
I think you nailed it. Looking forward to seeing future versions. I thought that was Pam's cowl treatment. Genius!
SewWil said... (11/22/11 11:24 PM) Reply
What a pretty top! Thanks for the detailed review. Your changes paid off because it looks wonderful on you. Looks to me like it is a VERY wearable muslin.
renren said... (11/22/11 11:17 PM) Reply
Good idea for lowering the horizontal seam in front--many have mentioned it sits too high. I like the borrowed cowl treatment, too. Pam is something else with all those cool ideas for handling cowls. Glad to see you put one of her excellent tutorials to good use.
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