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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2007-117 (blouse)

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Posted on:8/10/07 11:13 AM
Last Updated:8/10/07 11:13 AM
Pattern Size:Petite 
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So So said... (10/21/07 6:05 AM) Reply
Great review, great blouse, making it just now, came on for some info. Opps, just read your bit about the bands, rushed to check- AGH- snap i've done the same. That's what happens when you cut out at 1am in the morning!
Speech girl said... (8/22/07 9:12 PM) Reply
Your blouse is lovely--and so flattering. Thands for the review!
Ciclista said... (8/15/07 9:26 AM) Reply
I fell in love with this blouse the moment I saw it as a preview in the Aug BWOF. Thanks for the review - I will pay particular attention to the shoulders.
MissCelie said... (8/15/07 2:53 AM) Reply
Gah. It's just stunning. Wow.
Squeezylemon said... (8/12/07 4:56 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse, looks wonderful on you, but alas you would have to email me instructions on how to get a waist first before it would fit me.....!
MelissaB in WA said... (8/12/07 3:29 PM) Reply
That is soooooo cute!!!!!
cmarie12 said... (8/11/07 1:42 PM) Reply
The blouse is stunning!
blue mooney said... (8/11/07 10:21 AM) Reply
This is a great use for eyelet! Very nice blouse!
jnamcd said... (8/11/07 10:17 AM) Reply
This is superb!!
marthamyers said... (8/11/07 10:11 AM) Reply
Great recovery from boo-boo. It's a lovely blouse on you and the fabric is perfect. Thanks for the review.
blondieinparis said... (8/11/07 8:31 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse! How did you do the petite alteration at the armhole?
Lisette said... (8/11/07 8:03 AM) Reply
Just beautiful!!
MarilynB said... (8/11/07 7:24 AM) Reply
This blouse is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for reviewing this pattern
SarahSM said... (8/10/07 11:13 PM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for your review---the blouse is very fashionable, yet classy.
Sew4Fun said... (8/10/07 9:44 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! I too fell in love with this pattern at first sight. It's great to see some reviews here on PR.
lmg said... (8/10/07 9:16 PM) Reply
Nancy, the dropped shoulder bothered me a bit too but it's not too bad. EvaDress, you can buy individual Burda pattern magazines at some magazine shops or in Canada at German delis!
Christina Sonja said... (8/10/07 3:57 PM) Reply
What a perfect blouse. Thanks for the tip on the wide shoulders.
carolynw said... (8/10/07 3:13 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse - very fashion forward!
Levone said... (8/10/07 2:02 PM) Reply
Gorgeous blouse!
XandraReynolds said... (8/10/07 1:56 PM) Reply
I have been coveting this design, not knowing who it was by-how do I get this pattern now from Burda?
Judy Wentz said... (8/10/07 1:22 PM) Reply
It is a lovely blouse. You did a beautiful job.
Nancy K said... (8/10/07 1:09 PM) Reply
This is on my list for the fall. The only thing that has me hesitating is the slightly dropped shoulder, which is why you thought the pattern ran wide. You can tell from the height of the sleeve cap that it is not a set in per se. But it still looks great on you
Marita Kinnula said... (8/10/07 1:00 PM) Reply
Great blouse lmg:-) and you noticed the shoulder thing, I was thinking about the pads also but DD hates them, LOL!!!! Love your eyelet, very pretty. Marita
Linda G said... (8/10/07 12:50 PM) Reply
Your blouse is beautiful...I marked that blouse with a smiley face too. I really want it and about a day before I got the magazine, my order from Fabric Mart came with the perfect white fabric in a mystery bundle!!! Thanks for the info on the wide shoulders, I will pay attention to the fit on the pattern before I cut out the blouse.
Seaspur said... (8/10/07 12:46 PM) Reply
Ohh, gorgeous!
Patzee said... (8/10/07 12:45 PM) Reply
Lovely! I also wish I had a waist :(
bunz said... (8/10/07 12:05 PM) Reply
Pretty!!! Must be nice to have a waist :-)
mochalover said... (8/10/07 11:16 AM) Reply
I absolutely love your blouse! I do agree that it would be wrong to wear a jacket with this blouse, it is too great to cover up.
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