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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4856 (Fast & Easy Tunics)

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Posted on:3/30/08 3:59 PM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 6 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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FreyaStark said... (4/28/13 6:11 PM) Reply
A gorgeous top. Well done.
captreestarfish said... (2/21/10 9:16 PM) Reply
this is absolutely gorgeous!!!!! love it.
SusiM said... (3/31/08 4:31 PM) Reply
Very nice execution. It looks very wearable and pretty. Thanks for the review. This is something I would like to make.
Lucy in Virginia said... (3/31/08 1:58 PM) Reply
The piping and buttons make a very nice touch. Pretty tunic!
LindsayT said... (3/31/08 12:04 PM) Reply
Count me in as a tunic fan. This one turned out great! Love the pink.
Modiste Madness said... (3/31/08 8:51 AM) Reply
I like your tunic a great deal. The solid color pastel approach lends it an air of sophistication. You did a good job on construction as well.
Ellenatlga said... (3/31/08 6:47 AM) Reply
I think you made the perfect fabric choice for your top. It's gorgeous. And cutting your sleeves on the bias? Great idea! I just added this pattern to my want list.
akazukinchan said... (3/31/08 0:21 AM) Reply
Looks like it would be comfortable to wear yet at the same time it looks a little dressy. The piping is a nice detail.
Robin Denning said... (3/30/08 9:18 PM) Reply
Ohh your piping looks great! It has a very smooth look overall; then I read you cut the sleeves on the bias. Sweet!
JMarie1962 said... (3/30/08 7:10 PM) Reply
This is a really good-looking tunic! Nice job!
frame said... (3/30/08 6:49 PM) Reply
It looks great. I'm so glad you had success with this pattern. Very pretty.
Athene said... (3/30/08 6:45 PM) Reply
This linen top looks really good. I especially noticed right away in the photo how good the sleeves looked - the bias cut must make a difference.
Mahler said... (3/30/08 5:38 PM) Reply

Mahler said... (3/30/08 4:50 PM) Reply
marlesmom, I am so happy to read your review. I am finishing my tunic today. I read the other reviews after buying that pattern. Was I ever sad learn that the pattern I just bought was NOT recommended ! I deceided on cutting it anyway. I like your version very much. The color and fabric is an excellent choice. It goes really well with your complexion. Kudos for that beautiful, beautiful tunic.
Erica B. said... (3/30/08 4:30 PM) Reply
It looks great and I love the color. I'm glad you found success with this pattern. I bought this one a few weeks ago because I simply adore Tory Burch. I plan to make one also.
CarolynGM said... (3/30/08 4:24 PM) Reply
Your fabric is gorgeous. The simple style you chose really shows it off.
rockontinyrebel said... (3/30/08 4:11 PM) Reply
I had just bought the pattern and read the same unfavorable reviews you did -- I'm glad you made yours b/c I will probably give mine a shot, too. The pink linen is totally spring and your finished garment looks great!
Em's Summer said... (3/30/08 4:08 PM) Reply
Tunics are in right now and yours looks very pretty!
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