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Posted on:8/17/08 12:02 PM
Last Updated:8/17/08 2:14 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Karen8320 said... (8/18/08 9:47 AM) Reply
A lovely top, Clin! Bright fabric and nice design. I really do like buttons with button loops because I think they give a garment a slightly softer look than using buttonholes. They work perfectly with this fabric and would also work well with a drapey fabric as you suggest. I can imagine this would be lovely made in a lightweight wool!
ITAdmin said... (8/18/08 7:41 AM) Reply
Your fabric's really pretty, but it sort of hides the button loops. I think those are hard work. Very nice top; looks a little Christmasy.
leanmeansewingmachine said... (8/17/08 9:42 PM) Reply
Really pretty top, nice job!
AngieC said... (8/17/08 7:42 PM) Reply
Love your tunic!
cecelia said... (8/17/08 7:24 PM) Reply
Clin, nice looking top. I'll have to give this pattern another look.
Annette1 said... (8/17/08 2:22 PM) Reply
SO PRETTY, Carolyn. When I first looked at the picture, I thought this was a knit, as it has a nice little drape to it. Then I read where the fabric is a stretch woven. Good thing YOU were making it and not me, I have so much trouble with stretch wovens. This is PERFECT. I always love seeing patterns like this made up, because just going by the pattern envelope, I would probably pass it up, but looking at your finished top, it's PERFECT!
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