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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 7612 (Koko Beall Misses' Top/Skirt)

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Reviewed by:Margaret
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Posted on:1/13/11 6:48 AM

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Margaret said... (1/17/11 4:59 AM) Reply
Annette1 said... (1/17/11 0:11 AM) Reply
Another winning review AND a winning top to go with it. This looks so cute on you, and I love that you've added a belt, too!
Margaret said... (1/14/11 3:00 PM) Reply
Thanks! :) It's oddly warm here this week, so this is *almost* wearable, but not quite.
fuzzygalore said... (1/14/11 2:07 PM) Reply
Very cute! Ah, how we all wish this was wearable now :-)..
treefrog said... (1/13/11 9:59 PM) Reply
Lovely top. The fabric is gorgeous.
Christas said... (1/13/11 4:23 PM) Reply
What a very detailed review! Your top looks very nice!
Kayseri said... (1/13/11 4:03 PM) Reply
Lovely top and it repays all your extra effort.
FreyaStark said... (1/13/11 3:43 PM) Reply
It should be a useful summer top. I like the collar and front.
nicegirl said... (1/13/11 10:43 AM) Reply
Thank you for the very thorough review! I like the way the little collar sits on you, very flattering.
Rhonda in Montreal said... (1/13/11 9:12 AM) Reply
A-R-M-H-O-L-E-S!! Run!! ;)
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