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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4017 (Misses tunic with variations)

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Posted on:9/28/06 6:07 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Kathi R said... (10/14/06 11:09 AM) Reply
Thanks for the info, I'm just getting ready to cut this pattern and will add to the length per your comments.
chicago said... (9/30/06 10:04 AM) Reply
Thanks for the information. I missed your review but will check it now.
cecelia said... (9/30/06 9:25 AM) Reply
I love the colors you picked out for your tunic, very striking. Also like your cat--he looks like mine except for the gray!
cathy45 said... (9/30/06 9:12 AM) Reply
Love the tunic--it's so striking. The colors are fantastic and the inset on the cuffs is a really outstanding touch.
OP Gal said... (9/29/06 5:51 PM) Reply
chicago: Thanks for the comments. The black top was self-drafted from instructions in a book called "Techniques for Casual Clothes" by Taunton Press. I reviewed it earlier this month. (Review No. 337) Yes, Beau is my everything buddy. He follows me around like a dog. However, in the picture he's less interested in my sewing than in the fact that he's lying under a window in the sun. :-)
chicago said... (9/29/06 9:59 AM) Reply
Love your tunic. Great choice of fabric. As I was looking at the pictures of your tunic I noticed your Black Circle Top. That is beautiful. Could you please tell me what pattern you used for this top? Great job! Beau must be your sewing buddy. So cute!!
SBanks said... (9/29/06 5:39 AM) Reply
Love the Fassett fabric! (He's always been a fav of mine.) That said - I think you did a beautiful job tempering the fabric - the wild colors and patterns can be a bit much on a broad scale. Enjoy wearing such a unique top.
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (9/29/06 2:15 AM) Reply
OP Gal, your tunic turned out really lovely. I've seen tunics from casual to dressy, so your choice of fabrics and trims could put this pattern to work for you.
Mary Stiefer said... (9/28/06 7:26 PM) Reply
This special combination of fabrics really adds to this very cute tunic.
kathleen1304 said... (9/28/06 7:25 PM) Reply
The tunic is lovely, but Beau is glorious.
carolynw said... (9/28/06 7:12 PM) Reply
What a lovelyl combination of fabrics - this looks just beautiful and you sure did a wonderful job adjusting this pattern to your liking.
Lee-Lee said... (9/28/06 6:56 PM) Reply
Your choice of contrasting fabric and their use makes this tunic look very special. Very nice job, and the time you put into it shows!
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