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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 04-2008-116 (dress)

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Posted on:9/13/08 1:31 PM
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F and L said... (9/27/08 3:38 PM) Reply
That top is so pretty on you. I'd never guess at the fit issues looking at the pic. I adore that pattern too, and nearly made it but for my fear the 38 would be too big!
F and L said... (9/27/08 3:37 PM) Reply
That top is so pretty on you. I'd never guess at the fit issues looking at the pic. I adore that pattern too, and nearly made it but for my fear the 38 would be too big!
Christy Alex said... (9/17/08 11:06 AM) Reply
very very very cute!
slanden99 said... (9/16/08 12:48 PM) Reply
Nice top!
Heatherrique said... (9/14/08 10:09 PM) Reply
Sharp looking top, Melissa! Great fabric and style on you! Your top and Vonne's look much more interesting than Burdie's!
LesleeD said... (9/14/08 7:43 PM) Reply
This pattern is on my list. It looks wonderful on you. It would look great worn under a sweater for the fall.
DorothyK said... (9/14/08 12:46 PM) Reply
You managed to get it to fit perfectly. You look fantastic in this style, and the fabric is gorgeous.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (9/14/08 1:27 AM) Reply
I have made this dress and like it more and more. I do like the sleeveless version as a top - I may have to try it - it looks great on you!
SusiM said... (9/14/08 0:12 AM) Reply
Great fabric! I love your version.
EveS said... (9/13/08 6:32 PM) Reply
Ok, you guys...you're making me want a THIRD version if this dress. I haven't tried blouse-length yet! This looks fabulous on you...well worth working thru the glitches!
kasizzle said... (9/13/08 6:22 PM) Reply
Love this fabric. Looks great on you!
Twinset said... (9/13/08 4:57 PM) Reply
Looks great! It suits you very well!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (9/13/08 4:45 PM) Reply
WOW !! Beautiful top, nice save...thanks for heads up on being so big. Love that CF style design..am always on lookout for interesting top details...like from Etcetera collection. This one goes on my long...long list too !!
Karendee said... (9/13/08 4:25 PM) Reply
I think your top is adorable. Make it again for fall.
Tiner W said... (9/13/08 2:37 PM) Reply
Super cute! I love it!
Meggie LuLu said... (9/13/08 2:37 PM) Reply
What a CUTE top!!!! I just LOVE it!!!!! I LOVE to see everything you make!!!!
cecelia said... (9/13/08 2:24 PM) Reply
Would not adding the seam allowances automatically grade it down perhaps? It's a very cute top on you--good idea to start with the top instead of the dress!
martinanne said... (9/13/08 2:04 PM) Reply
What a great top! You made a good save on the sizing. Nice work, Melissa!
Vonnevo said... (9/13/08 1:50 PM) Reply
Love this top Melissa ! The style suits you beautifully :)
CA Eisenhour said... (9/13/08 1:40 PM) Reply
Super cute top Melissa!! LOVE that print! ~C
 
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