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Pattern Reviews> New Look> 6009 (Misses' Tunic or Top)

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Posted on:12/2/10 8:25 AM
Last Updated:12/3/10 12:18 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Annette1 said... (12/5/10 3:37 PM) Reply
I love the way this top skims the body. It's quite elegant and flattering. I hadn't given this pattern a second thought until I saw YOURS here today. :o) Beautiful!
lamstu said... (12/5/10 7:15 AM) Reply
Very pretty - the fabric is fun!
pterion said... (12/4/10 10:03 PM) Reply
Very cute top in a flattering color for you. Good idea to take out the elastic. It doesn't look oddly placed in the picture and I suspect it would ride up.
Catbird said... (12/3/10 8:24 PM) Reply
This looks effortless and carefree and matches your style perfectly. That mystery fabric is very flattering and pretty! Charmeuse would be gorgeous.
MNBarb said... (12/3/10 7:49 PM) Reply
I like it. Don't feel bad about the elastic, it doesn't look that great on the model either and your top is very nice without it.
mary in FL said... (12/3/10 2:08 PM) Reply
Great top! I will have to remember that one way to reduce garment flare is to add darts (duh moment).
AnneMarie60 said... (12/3/10 11:49 AM) Reply
So pretty on you. Great fabric choice. I bought this pattern about a week ago, so I am glad you mentioned the problems you encountered. This pattern was one of the very few I own that my 24-year-old daughter said she truly liked.
NVK said... (12/3/10 11:45 AM) Reply
I like the way you changed the pattern to your taste. I think you should make another top, since it looks so nice on you. You have figured out all the bugs in the pattern.
marjenann said... (12/3/10 8:32 AM) Reply
Great top, great pattern. I saw a similar Rebecca Taylor top at Nordstom's and the price tag was $248!!! Yours outshines her's!!!
mssewcrazy said... (12/3/10 7:23 AM) Reply
I enjoyed the Nine Yards link a lot. Seeing how you raised the neck on one was very helpful. You are amazing sewing so many things.
Christas said... (12/2/10 5:57 PM) Reply
Very cute top on you! You definitely made this pattern work. The neckline looks great!
Kayseri said... (12/2/10 1:56 PM) Reply
Lovely top and your darts make it far sleeker than NL's version.
katlew03 said... (12/2/10 10:10 AM) Reply
Great looking top.
marec said... (12/2/10 10:08 AM) Reply
This is a great top on you! I love the slight drape and the neckline.
FreyaStark said... (12/2/10 9:11 AM) Reply
A really cute top. It looks lovely on you.
mhk3boys said... (12/2/10 9:02 AM) Reply
Very pretty top! I love your fabric color!
Kellie R. said... (12/2/10 8:27 AM) Reply
Very cute as always! I'm amazed at how you always make a pattern work and look great!
Kim12469 said... (12/2/10 8:26 AM) Reply
It's very cute and flattering on you.
 
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