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Posted on:7/27/12 12:30 PM
Last Updated:7/27/12 12:47 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 15 people   
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ceejayem said...
Thanks for such a thorough review I shall certainly heed your advice re finishing and also helpful re. sizing. The final product looks well fitted in the photos!
4/18/14 2:48 AM
jacqui583 said...
What a great informative review! I've just added this pattern to my stash and am bookmarking this for reference. Thanks!
12/18/13 6:27 PM
grays08 said...
Thanks to everyone for the kind comments and suggestions. It helps to have outside perspective - my husband is not known for being straight-forward with me with my sewing (something about fear, ha!) so it helps!
7/31/12 2:15 PM
ArtAttack said...
Girlfriend, you are being WAY too hard on yourself! This is super cute on you!
7/28/12 1:06 PM
SusiM said...
Pretty top. Thanks for all the helpful suggestions in your review.
7/28/12 11:33 AM
PattyE said...
You look lean & mean (well, not really mean of course!). I see no lumps or looks great on you. I love a knit top...might have to get this pattern.
7/28/12 0:00 AM
halleyscomet said...
I think it is very flattering on you and very slimming. Looks great!
7/27/12 8:48 PM
Elona said...
Thank you for a very helpful review--lots of good tips there! And as for the back fit: Well, you are FIT, so no worries about lumps and bulges, etc., but for comfort's sake, maybe just an inch more ease could be useful.
7/27/12 3:02 PM
loti said...
I think it looks great on you, I also have the same issue with the backs on my knit tops, lining the back with a mesh would "soften" the unevenness. I have this pattern in my stash (should really try it). Thanks for the thorough review.
7/27/12 1:51 PM
KathleenNW said...
Great review, thank you for all the 'hints'. The top fits beautifully.
7/27/12 1:12 PM
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