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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2009-132 (Blouse)

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Posted on:10/7/09 4:53 PM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Sharon M said... (11/9/09 2:12 PM) Reply
Lovely! I've been enamored by this blouse ever since I received this issue of Burda and find I finally have time to sew. As I prepared to trace the pattern I was delighted to see your helpful review. The end result is absolutely delightful - I'm certain this will become a fave of yours.
renren said... (10/9/09 12:13 PM) Reply
Wow! I just love it on you. It looks very difficult and yields a very chic look.
Heatherrique said... (10/8/09 5:35 PM) Reply
Stunning and stylish!
barbcl said... (10/8/09 4:26 PM) Reply
No mistakes apparent in this great looking blouse. It looks perfect to me!
crisford said... (10/8/09 10:19 AM) Reply
Wow! I love it! The collar and the flounce combination look dramatic, but very classic in white.
Fran G said... (10/8/09 7:33 AM) Reply
A very pretty blouse; perfect for today's styling. In addition to the flounce and ruching, I really love the collar..I think Burda has great collars! Don't you hate excess sleeve ease? I do not find that Burda generally has this annoying feature, but you handeled it well!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (10/8/09 4:29 AM) Reply
Fabo top - it looks just like the Burda one!
Sigrid. said... (10/8/09 2:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse, no mistakes visible. Looks good on you.
lara900 said... (10/8/09 0:39 AM) Reply
I think it looks really pretty -- I'm thinking to make the sleeveless flounce blouse from BWOF 06/2009 -- it also has an extra piece for the center front plus a cut on facing (and this time, the extra line is marked to be the line where the flounce should go) -- but it has hidden buttons, and I figure the extra piece is the one that goes behind the facing, to have the buttons between extra and facing... Maybe Burda made a mistake on your pattern?
chicaem29 said... (10/7/09 11:18 PM) Reply
Looks great! Nice work, and good job working around those terrible instructions.
Heidi Ho said... (10/7/09 10:58 PM) Reply
That is a beautiful blouse..what mistakes??? I don't see any. It looks very nice on you too.
pterion said... (10/7/09 10:50 PM) Reply
Dramatic and chic! I love it!
pharmlyn said... (10/7/09 10:43 PM) Reply
WOW!!! That is one gorgeous shirt!!! I love it!!!
JuneHawk said... (10/7/09 8:51 PM) Reply
Beautiful! it looks great on you and I do not see any mistakes!
carolynw said... (10/7/09 6:56 PM) Reply
Lovely - been thinking of trying this one so your review is really very helpful
sew obsessed said... (10/7/09 5:56 PM) Reply
Very cute shirt!
Knitters Delight said... (10/7/09 5:54 PM) Reply
That came out amazing. I don't think I even noticed this one in BWOF. I have to dig out that issue, now.
FreyaStark said... (10/7/09 5:17 PM) Reply
It looks pretty good on you. Obviously your perseverance as paid off.
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