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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 5521 (Misses' Blouse)

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Reviewed by:SandraB
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Posted on:5/24/04 10:24 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Sew it seams said... (5/25/04 9:40 PM) Reply
Sandra your top looks very pretty on you. I really like the top stiching detail. The buttons you chose look perfect.
Neefer said... (5/25/04 2:24 PM) Reply
It looks great. I was going to put this one in the garage sale pile, but you've inspired me to keep it.
debbie.w said... (5/25/04 12:06 PM) Reply
Oopsy-Daisy! said... (5/25/04 9:58 AM) Reply
Sew Jane said... (5/25/04 9:15 AM) Reply
Great review! Thanks for bringing this pattern to our attention. It's just the kind of cool, summery top I like to wear with it's nice shaping. Your version is wonderful. Well done.
SandraB said... (5/25/04 9:07 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone for your kind comments. Anne, thank you for the pattern URL. I just added it to the review.
Melody said... (5/25/04 7:49 AM) Reply
Sandra, It looks great. The topstitching was a good idea.
AnneM said... (5/25/04 6:40 AM) Reply
You're right; it looks just like the pattern illustration! Good idea on topstitching the seams (one of the reasons I love these reviews; always get new ideas from them! )
JDpenelope said... (5/25/04 6:04 AM) Reply
Yes, love those buttons! Nice job. Hope the fabric will be more cooperative after another pressing! Gorgeous Things (Ann) says Simplicity patterns have gotten better.
Danvillegirl said... (5/25/04 5:57 AM) Reply
Lovely top and love the topstitching. Looks very summery.
Rhonda Noah said... (5/25/04 2:07 AM) Reply
You did a wonderful job on that top! It looks cool and summery. I think poly has that puckering tendency unfortunately. Sandra Betzina usually advises cutting it slightly off grain which I guess helps reduce the puckering.
MaryBeth said... (5/25/04 1:12 AM) Reply
Isn't it amazing how much a certain fabric or blend effects the outcome? I love the color you've chosen and the neckline on this pattern. Nice work on the buttons as well.
ladykick said... (5/24/04 11:17 PM) Reply
Lucious color. I like the look the topstitching gives. It looks like a good fit for you, too.
candyo said... (5/24/04 11:15 PM) Reply
It looks beautiful!
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