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Pattern Reviews> Jalie> 2005 (Choice of T-shirts)

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Posted on:7/10/04 10:57 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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JoleneF said... (7/12/04 11:16 AM) Reply
I think it looks great. I bought this pattern a few weeks ago and it is one that I will try when I get a few other projects done. I like seeing the reviews because I think I may have to play with this one for fit. Again, it looks great!
cynthia w said... (7/11/04 8:42 PM) Reply
perfectly matched stripes, perfect fit, perfect v-neck. A perfect 10!!! How jealous I am, I FAIL at the V-neck version of this pattern everytime.....maybe it's cuz I've been practicing with "muslin knit" too. Time to be brave and try this on good stuff.
Danvillegirl said... (7/11/04 4:19 PM) Reply
Your top looks great. I made the boatneck style with mixed emotions about the fit, truly was not happy. But I think I want to try the v-neck. Thanks for sharing experience with stripes.
AnneM said... (7/11/04 2:56 PM) Reply
Excellent top. I'm inching closer to buying this pattern.
LoriB said... (7/11/04 1:45 PM) Reply
Mudcat - the success of this t-shirt prompted me to buy a few of the rayon knits from EOS. I think they will work very well for this.
mudcat said... (7/11/04 1:23 PM) Reply
Wow. Very impressive. Excellent job. I have a couple of RTW rayon knit shirts that look just like this and they are some of my favoirte tees. This might be the pattern to use for the EOS rayon/lycra ribbed fabric I bought.
Diane E said... (7/11/04 11:42 AM) Reply
Lori, your striped tee is wonderful! I adore this pattern and may some day actually move beyond the v-neck to the other versions. But why bother when the results are so great? I am impressed with your stripes and think you did a beautiful job. Helpful tips about the binding, too. Your idea for using the retail flyers is brilliant, BTW.
Jennifer shaw said... (7/11/04 11:23 AM) Reply
Great job, Lori. Now that's what a t shirt really looks like! Thanks for the hint on going down a size.
Leslie in Austin said... (7/11/04 10:57 AM) Reply
Now *that* is how a t-shirt is supposed to fit. And look at the perfect neckline binding! Great job, Lori!!
D1Diva said... (7/11/04 10:22 AM) Reply
Wow, what a great, professional looking top! Your review is so timely! I just bought some cheap knits to use as muslins and your comments are made me realize that it is not such a good idea after all. I'm glad I only paid $1 a yard from the infamous Walmart $1 table! Thanks for the great review!
JDpenelope said... (7/11/04 8:15 AM) Reply
Another great rendition of this pattern. I appreciate your tips about choosing the muslin fabric--I found this out recently when making a swimsuit--the characteristics of the muslin must be comparable to the fashion fabric!
Hilary said... (7/11/04 8:05 AM) Reply
Oh your top is really nice, Lori! I think I may finally have to add this one to my wish list *sigh* Yours looks to fit very well, and I love the binding and shape of the neckline! I'm glad you posted a review!
Meredith P said... (7/11/04 7:40 AM) Reply
Our first stripes! Turned out so nice, well worth the effort. I agree with you about dud knit muslins. I made a vow not to do that again, and in fact am getting rid of my "icky knits". This looks so great on you!
CarolynGM said... (7/11/04 6:42 AM) Reply
Lori, your t-shirt looks fantastic. I also used a dud of a knit on my first attempt with this pattern and was less than thrilled with the outcome. Your beautiful shirt inspires to try again.
jlg said... (7/11/04 6:18 AM) Reply
I also love seeing these reviews. I keep meaning to try this myself. Nice top.
sewsue said... (7/11/04 5:11 AM) Reply
Great job! The neck looks very professional and the fit is nice and snug, without being tight. I must get this pattern and give it a try!
Levone said... (7/11/04 0:16 AM) Reply
Cute top! I too enjoy the reviews of it. I've made one once and loved it. I need to pull this one back out.
Debbie Cook said... (7/10/04 11:02 PM) Reply
Lori, it looks great. This is my favorite tee pattern and I never get tired of seeing the reviews for it because they all come out so unique. Great job on the neckline ribbing!! It looks perfect.
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