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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2007-03: short sleeve (Short-sleeved T-shirt)

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Reviewed by:Mel.J

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Posted on:1/7/11 11:37 PM
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Elona said... (2/16/11 4:32 PM) Reply
How pretty! I love it that both the front and back are cowled. It seems so much more graceful and natural than that cowl-only-in-the-front look.
Kayseri said... (2/9/11 4:48 PM) Reply
Gorgeous top and lovely use of great fabric.
Mel.J said... (1/11/11 3:28 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip Kathleen, I'll be careful with it. I remember your tops & laid it out so that I could get the front of another top as well, like you did.
KathleenS said... (1/10/11 6:22 PM) Reply
Hi Mel, nice top. I have made up this fabric too so just to let you know it grows and grows and grows, so be careful how you handle your tops.
MNBarb said... (1/8/11 7:39 PM) Reply
Nice fitting top in a funky, fun fabric.
AnitaJJ said... (1/8/11 12:50 PM) Reply
Very nice looking top. The fabric is fabulous, and the fit is perfect.
Dee2 said... (1/8/11 11:53 AM) Reply
Love your top. The fit is great & it is a wonderful use of your beautiful fabric.
Heatherrique said... (1/8/11 11:47 AM) Reply
Very cute and clever work of art!
mssewcrazy said... (1/8/11 7:55 AM) Reply
Very nice tops! Thanks for the glue stick tip with the elastic. I used to use them for basting sew in interfacing but haven't tried them for anything like this.
Vonnevo said... (1/8/11 2:54 AM) Reply
Mel, your top and fabric are gorgeous and suit you beautifully !! Thrilled you tried out the glu stick - i seem to use them a lot when sewing. I always have a good supply of quality office glue sticks on hand, my favourite one here in Australia, is UHU.
callmeRuth said... (1/8/11 2:49 AM) Reply
Beautiful "Renoir" fabric. The top is great!
FreyaStark said... (1/8/11 2:42 AM) Reply
A couple of cute tops, and a clever way to use your fabric.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (1/8/11 2:23 AM) Reply
Nice tee - great fabric and I like the contrast sleeve.
Mel.J said... (1/8/11 1:32 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone! I went looking for a tip & found one about glue sticks so I've linked that above. It's the same idea that Vonne talked about in the Down Under thread.
Sharonspils said... (1/8/11 1:03 AM) Reply
Great t-shirt and love your use of the panel.
Dale C said... (1/8/11 0:06 AM) Reply
I like the two different fabrics together... Thanks for sharinv Vonnevo's tip on the clear elastic. I always have such a bad time sewing that stuff into garments and avoid doing it...
Mufffet said... (1/8/11 0:01 AM) Reply
Nice! I like your fabric! :)
Christas said... (1/7/11 11:45 PM) Reply
What cool fabric! Your t-shirt fits you very nicely. Is there a review of Vonnevo's with the clear elastic treatment? That sounds very interesting. Your neckline looks very nice BTW.
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