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Pattern Reviews> Christine Jonson> 419 (Ruffle Top and Swirl Skirt)

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Posted on:5/31/05 11:19 PM
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Debra H said... (8/27/05 10:21 AM) Reply
Thanks for a great review of a pattern I am considering. I did think it was going to be too lowcut, so glad to know it is not.
Teri said... (6/5/05 9:55 PM) Reply
What a cute top. I am tempted to try it!
LilD said... (6/3/05 2:32 PM) Reply
Sue, a lovely top. I have hoped to make this pattern and your review has pushed me to "get it done" Thanks
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (6/2/05 7:13 AM) Reply
The top looks great on you. Nice job!!
PixieCat said... (6/2/05 3:55 AM) Reply
Such a beautiful top! I like the ruffle detail.
SueV said... (6/1/05 10:10 AM) Reply
I like the unhemmed ruffle, it looks good. I wasn't too sure about not hemming either, but it looks good and I think hemming would add bulk and take away from the top. Yes, I notified CJ Patterns of the error. Thanks! This really is a great pattern and nice top; I can see several of them in my future!
Mary Stiefer said... (6/1/05 9:07 AM) Reply
Great looking top. Do you nofity the pattern company that they have an error? This happened to me once and when I notified the pattern company they reported back that the error was fixed in later versions of the pattern.
MickeyFan said... (6/1/05 8:35 AM) Reply
Very pretty top. I think I'll add this CJ to my wish list.
Gigi Louis said... (6/1/05 8:17 AM) Reply
I love your top - it's very pretty on you.
Debbie Cook said... (6/1/05 8:03 AM) Reply
Beautiful top and great fabric choice! The fit looks perfect.
KarmenG said... (6/1/05 7:36 AM) Reply
Love that top - it looks wonderful on you.
BjP said... (6/1/05 7:29 AM) Reply
This is a great looking top.....very pretty and fits you well.
jlg said... (6/1/05 6:01 AM) Reply
So pretty and feminine. This turned out great.
Levone said... (6/1/05 1:58 AM) Reply
Pretty top.
mudcat said... (5/31/05 11:40 PM) Reply
Lovely top. The unhemmed ruffle looks fine in the picture, but how does it look up close? I have this pattern but am not totally comfortable with not hemming.
SueV said... (5/31/05 11:31 PM) Reply
Nope, didn't attempt to match anything. I just made sure there wasn't a big flower on the center of the breast.
Tailypo said... (5/31/05 11:23 PM) Reply
Really nice looking top -- and thanks for the heads-up about the error. Tell me, when you make a top like this, do you make an effort to match the print on the ruffle to the print on the bodice?
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