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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Design Magazine> 04-2006-21 (Heffalump T-Shirt)

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Posted on:9/2/06 10:54 AM
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Monica G said... (9/10/06 7:42 AM) Reply
I am just now seeing this review. Cute T-shirt. And I would never guess that you had difficulty with the binding as I can not see obvious flaws in your photo. Thank you for the heads up though
Nata said... (9/5/06 9:36 AM) Reply
Pterion, Donít stretch the binding when applying to the front neckline and closure edges. On the contrary, ease it a little at the corners of the front snap closure.
pterion said... (9/4/06 11:16 PM) Reply
Super cute shirt on an adorable DD! Not sure I understand about the neckline but I'm coming back to this review in case I try this one!
slanden99 said... (9/3/06 8:54 PM) Reply
Cute shirt! I like the stripe details
martinanne said... (9/3/06 7:17 AM) Reply
Cute shirt! And I think it will look great when you add the long sleeves in solid lavender.
Patzee said... (9/3/06 2:17 AM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this and telling us about the nits.
Nata said... (9/2/06 6:27 PM) Reply
I had to look it up :) Yep, heffalump is from Winnie the Pooh story. I need to ask my mom to mail me that kid's story book which I was thinking about initially. It'll bug me now because I can't remember it's name.
KarenP said... (9/2/06 4:34 PM) Reply
Cute! I love your idea of adding long sleeves later - I will have to remember that.
RuthieSews said... (9/2/06 3:01 PM) Reply
As far as I know, Heffalump was from Winnie the Pooh (a non-appearing character) and is like a child not be able to say Elephant properly.
bunz said... (9/2/06 2:49 PM) Reply
I know it's some kind of kid's creature but not sure. She's so adorable -- I would really love sewing for kids.
Nata said... (9/2/06 1:45 PM) Reply
Nina, isn't Heffalump the funny pudgy creature from Danish storybook? I am not sure though. That what they named the pattern, I wanted to keep it uniform for easier searching
bunz said... (9/2/06 1:08 PM) Reply
These are such cute patterns. Too bad I'm an empty nester w/o grandkids yet. Hmmmmm..... she doesn't look like a heffalump to me:-)
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