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Posted on:8/9/12 1:06 AM
Last Updated:8/30/12 2:54 AM

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Lori V said...
Very pretty blouse, the stripes look great.
8/9/12 1:54 AM
Sassy T said...
I really like this.
8/9/12 2:47 AM
Dilliander said...
Wow, this looks fabulous Jhree!! The bias stripes at the front are such a great idea and the sleeve placket was perfect.
8/9/12 3:18 AM
Claverie said...
Looks great. I'm curious about your narrow hem method. ... Serge, Trim, Turn, Topstitch....What does the serging do to enhance the narrow hem effort?
8/9/12 7:16 AM
rdlamb said...
Wow, very classy shirt!
8/9/12 8:59 AM
halleyscomet said...
Beautiful blouse!
8/9/12 9:04 AM
cleverkitty said...
Gorgeous Blouse, well done. I agree on the princess seams, I just bought Vogue 6747. Good point on the front placket, I am totally impressed on the sleeve placket. You got me in blouse mode with this great review :) I do that too ....Serging the narrow hem first.... helps stabilize the fabric when doing the folding and keeps the edges neat
8/9/12 9:50 AM
mhoutz said...
Great looking blouse, and I love all of your details! This is one of my favorite patterns, too.
8/9/12 10:15 AM
RadarRadiance said...
Love your play with the stripes, it looks very classy/classic at the same time. Great job on the fit too!
8/9/12 10:24 AM
CissieW said...
Those stripes are so fun -- and add a lot of interest to the shirt!
8/9/12 10:57 AM
SewWil said...
What a gorgeous blouse!!! I love it in a stripe. Great job!
8/9/12 11:30 AM
Jrhee said...
Thanks, everyone! Claverie, if you have a serger, give this hem a try. The serged edge folds over perfectly straight, much straighter than a regular stitched foldline. Mhoutz, your review convinced me to buy this pattern!
8/9/12 11:43 AM
zoe said...
Just beautiful! You do gorgeous work. I love the grey stripes. Great detailed review.
8/9/12 12:12 PM
Amanda.Claire said...
Your blouse is so cute with the stripes and all of the great details. Thanks for the narrow hem info. I will try this next.
8/9/12 4:08 PM
ArtAttack said...
Oh, how cute is this! Love the detail with the stripes...great job! I have this blouse hanging in my closet half finished and you've inspired me to finish it! Thanks!
8/9/12 9:58 PM
Margie T said...
What a great looking shirt! Beautiful sewing. Congratulations!
8/10/12 2:12 AM
FreyaStark said...
Very smart, and a fine effort. Well done.
8/10/12 4:24 AM
Maree P said...
This is a lovely shirt....beautifully sewn. A blue/grey and white stripe....such a chic choice.
8/10/12 6:43 AM
Cynthia2 said...
Beautiful work! You've inspired me to play with stripes.
8/10/12 1:10 PM
chenille said...
That looks fab! Love the stripe details and thanks for the tips!
8/10/12 7:00 PM
Dilliander said...
The gauze version is lovely too :) this is quickly becoming a TNT, it looks great on you.
8/30/12 5:29 AM
Jill Giard said...
Great blouse - you have inspired me!
8/30/12 8:45 AM
Levone said...
Great looking blouses! Thanks for including the tip on the rolled hem!
8/30/12 9:23 AM
luckeyone said...
I love the gauze version!
8/30/12 9:47 AM
Amanda.Claire said...
2/1/13 12:05 PM
mesewlot said...
Beautiful shirts, and I love your hemming technique!
9/5/13 7:17 PM
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