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Pattern Reviews> HotPatterns> 1005 (Metropolitan Criterion Blouse)

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Posted on:2/18/08 7:56 PM
Last Updated:10/23/09 9:53 PM
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Christas said... (10/24/09 12:53 PM) Reply
EXCELLENT review! I love your new top ..... nice sewing!
psm484 said... (10/24/09 1:12 AM) Reply
Love your blouse. Great button choice! You shop at Mood? I'm jealous!
sewslow67 said... (12/16/08 10:18 PM) Reply
Your blouse is just beautiful ...and ...Great review. I appreciated the details you included. I have the pattern and will now get going and make it. Thanks so much for sharing your experience!
GorgeousFabrics said... (3/14/08 10:30 AM) Reply
Your top looks great. I have this pattern too and am waiting to get some free time to start on it!
Motorposus said... (3/14/08 9:34 AM) Reply
Very sharp blouse, and useful tips too. From the garment photo, it seems you have a thoroughly organized sewing room, which I envy!
MelissaB in WA said... (2/19/08 10:54 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse!
lilhoney57 said... (2/19/08 10:48 PM) Reply
Very nice!
twistedangel said... (2/19/08 3:55 PM) Reply
Awww - Thanks everyone for your kind comments!! cmarie - I'm toying around with making another, but I have so many other projects to get done. j222b - RPL is Rayon/Poly/Lycra blend.
Grammy Gin said... (2/19/08 3:49 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! What beautiful workmanship &a very helpful review. Thanks!! ;-)
j222b said... (2/19/08 2:23 PM) Reply
What's "RPL"? Great top and pattern review!2.20.2008 TWISTEDANGEL: THANKS for the info on RPL....!
gatorgirl4325 said... (2/19/08 10:35 AM) Reply
Great review - lots of valuable information! Your top is wonderful and it looks very comfy.
cmarie12 said... (2/19/08 9:32 AM) Reply
Great looking top! So will you make it again?
Dee2 said... (2/19/08 7:59 AM) Reply
Your shirt looks beautiful! Thanks for this great review.
Em's Summer said... (2/19/08 7:01 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip about the wash away wonder tape. I'm going to be making some looped buttons soon and will definitely try the tape. Your blouse looks beautiful! Great job!
lmg said... (2/18/08 10:02 PM) Reply
Looks like it could sit in a designer shop's window. Fabulous top. And thanks for all the tips on sewing the R/L jersey!
Karen6790 said... (2/18/08 9:08 PM) Reply
What an adorable top. Thanks for the heads-up that Hotpatterns has gotten closer to "real" sizing and clear instructions. I'll have to give this one a shot.
lilyofthevalley said... (2/18/08 9:02 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for the "everything you need to know to sew RPL jersey" tutorial. That's great! Your blouse is breathtakingly beautiful! Design, color, and workmanship - all perfection. -Lily
michellep74 said... (2/18/08 8:09 PM) Reply
Fabulous shirt! I also love that you can go pretty much off the envelope for HP sizing. ;)
Judy Wentz said... (2/18/08 8:09 PM) Reply
Great job. The buttons look great.
LoriB said... (2/18/08 8:01 PM) Reply
Fabulous looking shirt! Great job and great review. I'd give this one a try if I didn't already have umpteen thousand patterns and a Burda subscription as well.
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