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Posted on:3/7/09 10:21 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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jso4fun said... (4/18/09 2:10 PM) Reply
Wow! What a cute set! I love the polka dot trim! I bought this pattern, then got uninspired about it, and now your review has gotten me interested in it again. Thank you!
Sandra D.A. said... (3/18/09 8:10 PM) Reply
You did a beautiful job on this! The polka dots are fun and elegant, too.
Secretsugar said... (3/8/09 12:11 PM) Reply
What a stunning set! Great fabric choices for a really interesting pattern.
5sugarplumbs said... (3/7/09 6:41 PM) Reply
GORGEOUS!!! I love the trim you chose. So creative!!!
lizpalmer said... (3/7/09 6:32 PM) Reply
Thank you everyone. Jolet - thanks for your very kind comment about my seams! I didn't use the serger at all on these garments, just the sewing machine. Two rows of topstitching done individually. I was going to use a twin needle, but I didn't have the energy to get it out of the packet, so didn't! I'm sure if you scrutinized the whole garment you'd find some wonky bits.
carolynw said... (3/7/09 4:54 PM) Reply
Lovely - really lovely - was out shopping yesterday and believe it's Liz Clairborne who has brought this out in many colors to go with long sun dresses or whatever - looked at the price but don't remember - you are right in style and with that in mind I must get this pattern
Athene said... (3/7/09 4:29 PM) Reply
You results are beautiful and very inspiring. Makes me wish I had the pattern right now to work on - guess I will have to add it to my wish list.
Jolet said... (3/7/09 11:48 AM) Reply
What a great result!! Your seams are beautiful when you look at the detail pictures. How did you do this, with your serger?
Izzie said... (3/7/09 11:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful twin set! I love the color and it really looks nice with the black skirt. I'm usually not one for twin sets, but I really need to get this one. Thanks for the review.
sewbehind said... (3/7/09 11:14 AM) Reply
That is a very cute outfit. Yours should be on the pattern envelope.
Meggie LuLu said... (3/7/09 10:32 AM) Reply
What a BEAUTIFUL top and jacket!! I LOVE the fabric combo!!
 
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