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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 03-2006-106 (Blouse)

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Posted on:6/16/06 11:37 AM
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yarnivore said... (6/19/06 2:26 PM) Reply
That is so beautiful!
OP Gal said... (6/18/06 2:15 PM) Reply
I love this pattern and you did a great job. Too bad it wouldn't be flattering on my apple shape, or I'd try it. The test shirt looks fabulous, too.
beangirl said... (6/18/06 11:36 AM) Reply
wow, either I missed them the first time around or you added them, but those buttons are TDF!! And I think your "test" shirt was pretty nice too. This is just a great shirt all around.
Stilltheone said... (6/17/06 1:05 PM) Reply
You did a great job. I love the pattern.
Nancy K said... (6/17/06 7:41 AM) Reply
Fabulous! Beautiful blouse. Suggestion on buttonhole, use snap and sew button on top. Marc Jacobs does this all the time!
Fran G said... (6/17/06 7:40 AM) Reply
Great blouse..love the pleats into peplum effect. I have the magazine but the lack of directions sort of scare me. I'll look more carefully at it again. Thanks for the great review. Love your fabric, too!
minieme said... (6/16/06 11:40 PM) Reply
This is on my to do list, I 'm attracted to the peplum effect too. I think it looks better in this case without the button band.
Tov said... (6/16/06 8:37 PM) Reply
Lovely, and your choice of fabric enhances the pattern style. I like the blouse minus the undulating band.
Vonnevo said... (6/16/06 7:45 PM) Reply
Beautiful :)))
Lilibet said... (6/16/06 7:17 PM) Reply
I love your fabric and the style.
CarolynGM said... (6/16/06 6:55 PM) Reply
I really like this. The pleats forming a peplum is a very attractive detail.
Ceri590 said... (6/16/06 2:38 PM) Reply
What a great blouse! I am having a hard time finding the Burda magazine but would love to look at one before subscribing. I see I am really missing out!
Geordie Girl said... (6/16/06 2:02 PM) Reply
Chris, what a classy blouse. Its gorgeous. I looked at this and didn't like the button bands. Now I know I can sew it wothout I will look at it again!
Elemenopeo said... (6/16/06 1:21 PM) Reply
What year of the mag is this from - 06? It looks really nice.
Patti B said... (6/16/06 1:19 PM) Reply
I love this pattern and your version is just gorgeous. This is the kind of striking blouse that becomes a staple -- classic but not boring. I'm moving this up the "to be sewn" list.
els said... (6/16/06 12:03 PM) Reply
Great blouse.
cerulean said... (6/16/06 12:03 PM) Reply
You did a great job! I really like your version. With 6 layers of fabric in the buttonhole area, it's probably not an accident that the original is done in a very thin material.
beangirl said... (6/16/06 11:58 AM) Reply
I love your "simplified" version of this blouse, it's very elegant. Beautiful!
Marita Kinnula said... (6/16/06 11:46 AM) Reply
VERY nice:-)
Annika said... (6/16/06 11:43 AM) Reply
Lovely blouse - I too like the idea of the undulating front band, but it seems a little over the top for this piece. The pleats are a nice feature...does the one center back add a little extra room?
 
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