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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 01-2008-125 (Blouse with pleated sleeves)

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Posted on:4/25/08 11:31 PM
Last Updated:4/26/08 0:42 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 7 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Birgitte said... (7/20/08 8:39 PM) Reply
Your blouse is beautiful. And thank you for mentioning the excess sleeve ease, just what I found as well. Thanks to you I decided to go with my own sleeve draft.
Memorii said... (7/3/08 0:33 AM) Reply
I love your version of the shirt! never would have thought of making it in satin.
kittybaroque said... (6/29/08 0:33 AM) Reply
WoW, you did an amazing job, looks FABULOUS* I hadn't thought of doing it in this style of fabric and am now TOTALLY inspired, the color is DIVINE*
kim*brown said... (6/9/08 2:27 PM) Reply
Huldra said... (5/5/08 9:21 AM) Reply
Beautiful shirt, and gorgeous colour!
jnamcd said... (4/28/08 10:14 PM) Reply
Looks AWESOME on you!!
lilyofthevalley said... (4/28/08 12:54 PM) Reply
Wow, killer chic! While stunning, those sleeve pleats must have been maddening to effect on this notoriously uncooperative fabric. You just nailed it! And can't begin to tell you how beautiful you look in this color. Lovely, Lily
wanderlustor said... (4/28/08 11:41 AM) Reply
Hot, hot, hot!
Peacock Chic said... (4/27/08 9:18 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for the wonderful compliments!
Allie in Hong Kong said... (4/27/08 0:14 AM) Reply
This is on my list too, love your version. You are very brave using this difficult fabric on your second ever blouse, but the results are fantastic!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (4/27/08 0:06 AM) Reply
You made the best fabric and color choices for your blouse. Combined with all the pattern details, your blouse looks so rich and luxurious.
Mahogany Stylist said... (4/26/08 10:43 PM) Reply
Great job on your blouse. You look outstanding in it.
bananaoil said... (4/26/08 8:00 PM) Reply
Congratulations on your first BWOF garment. The color looks beautiful on you also.
Karen6790 said... (4/26/08 6:55 PM) Reply
Congratulations - I haven't started this one yet because the instructions just weren't making sense to me. Yours is absolutely gorgeous, love the color and all the detail. Beautiful.
Meggie LuLu said... (4/26/08 5:26 PM) Reply
That looks amazing!!!! Great job!!! I can't believe that this is your first Burda!!!! WOW!!!!!
SansSouci572 said... (4/26/08 3:05 PM) Reply
OH, the copper is just gorgeous! This blouse has a casual elegance to it.
Sheila457 said... (4/26/08 11:51 AM) Reply
Gorgeous blouse.
KrystalL said... (4/26/08 11:28 AM) Reply
I love this blouse! You did a wonderful job!
Mahler said... (4/26/08 11:14 AM) Reply
Very nice color, very good post on your blog !
MissCelie said... (4/26/08 10:42 AM) Reply
This shirt has been on my 'to sew' list for so long. It's gorgeous in this color.
Dei said... (4/26/08 9:29 AM) Reply
Too much gorgeous-ness to look at! Absolutely love this! It looks as if you you sailed through this blouse with ease, not a hitch.
Sic said... (4/26/08 8:20 AM) Reply
utz said... (4/26/08 8:13 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse; color fantastic. Loved your discussion on the blog! Great launch into BWOF!
Dmd4106 said... (4/26/08 7:59 AM) Reply
Sumptuous color! Your pretty blave using a slippery and stretch satin for your second blouse.
mylittleelephant said... (4/26/08 7:18 AM) Reply
I love the way it looks on you! This shirt appeared to me as a "weired shirt" in the magazine photo but you totally changed how I think about it, thanks for the review!
fuzzygalore said... (4/26/08 3:57 AM) Reply
Fabulous! The sleeve caps difficulties probably came from some ease being built-in (not necessary, see fashion-incubator, but we get it all the same). And this fabric is completely unforgiving and can't ease at all. But you did a great job, and the results are well worth it!
inkstain said... (4/26/08 3:36 AM) Reply
Gorgeous colour and good review. I'm sure you'll enjoy wearing it. Stretch fabric is always a bit more difficult to finish, I think. Thanks
DivaQ said... (4/26/08 1:35 AM) Reply
This is a very pretty blouse and you've done a great job on it! The pintucks on the sleeves are beautiful, and your great sewing skill is most evident! The color is very nice! I really like it!
lynda828 said... (4/26/08 1:26 AM) Reply
Wow I love the detail on your shirt it looks very high end fashion you've done a beautiful job definitely worth the pain LOL I think I'll have to get a subscription to Burda Mag.
amacord said... (4/25/08 11:34 PM) Reply
pretty pretty!!!
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