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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2005-111 (Cowl neck top)

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Posted on:1/8/06 9:34 AM
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hederahelix8 said... (1/10/06 11:01 AM) Reply
I’m a couple of days on the late side here, but I’m going to venture a post anyway- 1. Did you use the “Vilene/Pellon fuse and fold” recommended in the magazine to stabilize the edges? 2.Were you happy with your change in finishing the top piece? Did it change the drape much do you think (though it doesn’t look like it from your photo)? Their method does seem more or less insane. Even though you’re not totally happy with your fabric, I have to say I think your photo looks way more appealing than the one in WOF. I passed by the photo in the magazine without a second glance, but now think I might have to give it a try.
MaryBeth said... (1/8/06 9:36 PM) Reply
Ohh, glad you fixed the photo (I've been checking in every so often LOL) Very pretty color, interesting pattern. Thanks
lmg said... (1/8/06 5:35 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review Nata. That top was on my to do list. Looks lovely and the tips on the neckline will come in handy.
Elemenopeo said... (1/8/06 4:57 PM) Reply
Very pretty.
Mary Stiefer said... (1/8/06 2:13 PM) Reply
Love the top and your tips are great.
smallbod said... (1/8/06 1:11 PM) Reply
Looks great - and completely different to the WOF version. Thanks for the tip on the neckline, I wouldn't want to scare my neighbours too much :) Great top for workwear - I'll also be adding it to the to do list.
Lori Sews said... (1/8/06 12:50 PM) Reply
Very pretty.
BjP said... (1/8/06 11:27 AM) Reply
This is very pretty and it has some very nice design details.
Frogstitcher said... (1/8/06 10:42 AM) Reply
Yay, we can see a picture of it now. It is really very pretty. Thanks for the heads-up on the low neckline.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (1/8/06 10:25 AM) Reply
Lovely design. Thanks for all the tips Nata. Its on my ever expanding sewing list
Deepika said... (1/8/06 10:06 AM) Reply
Wow, that is such a cute top!
Nata said... (1/8/06 9:37 AM) Reply
Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I fixed the photo
BillieJean said... (1/8/06 5:35 AM) Reply
I would love to see your picture, but I get a msg that it could not be found.
redhead said... (1/7/06 4:38 PM) Reply
I just traced this. I really appreciate your comments about the construction and edge finishing.
Stacy Sews said... (1/7/06 4:30 PM) Reply
Beautiful top! Great job!
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