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Posted on:10/23/12 2:43 PM


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ColeenS said... (3/18/14 9:36 AM) Reply
I think it looks fantastic on you. Very flattering and beautifully sewn - looks like RTW. It doesn't look like there's too much drape to me, but maybe a different view would show it more. Personally, I like a lot of drape so that it doesn't cling to my tummy ;-)
Sue Parrott said... (2/12/14 3:03 PM) Reply
Oh, so glad I've found your vh review. I keep checking this pattern out. Now I must make it!
kerrymay said... (9/24/13 6:06 PM) Reply
Interesting that you left out the top stitching. I've put it in my half finished top but the jury is still out
Dr. P. said... (8/7/13 5:37 PM) Reply
As usual, very helpful review - Hope you keep on because your knowledge is so valuable!
marjenann said... (6/2/13 3:16 PM) Reply
I love your version of this top! It looks fabulous! Now to find a perfect fabric like yours!
Sheila457 said... (2/15/13 4:14 PM) Reply
Lovely blouse and love the stripe placement.
Annette1 said... (11/11/12 3:39 PM) Reply
It is SO good to see a review from you, and you posted it on my BIRTHDAY, too! (Of course, I MISSED it at the time, but STILL.) What a wonderful use of your striped fabrics for this top, and I think the fit is SPOT ON. :o)
Silknmore said... (10/24/12 10:45 AM) Reply
Your top looks great. Glad to see your review. Mine became a wadder - was made from very drapey fabric and it still had far to much flare.
marec said... (10/24/12 10:01 AM) Reply
This is very cool-what a great use of the stripes. It is wonderful to see a review from you :-) as I admire your sewing talent and knowledge.
Mahogany Stylist said... (10/24/12 9:25 AM) Reply
Great looking top.
cocosloft said... (10/24/12 8:22 AM) Reply
Love your top! Stripe placement is so clever.
MissCelie said... (10/24/12 7:34 AM) Reply
Love how you played with the stripes
tweedcurtain said... (10/23/12 11:54 PM) Reply
Welcome back to reviewing! Neat that you had a very similar fabric to the envelope model to try out. Looks comfy!
Karendee said... (10/23/12 9:38 PM) Reply
I love your stripe top, including the flare at the bottom. Great top!
JillyBe said... (10/23/12 7:19 PM) Reply
Awesome job of stripe placement - it makes this top very special :)
FreyaStark said... (10/23/12 5:59 PM) Reply
Those stripes and the generally neat fit make it a really snazzy top. I hope you either get the flare under control or get to like it.
allycovey said... (10/23/12 5:51 PM) Reply
Excellent job on the positioning of those stripes
ggf2005 said... (10/23/12 4:45 PM) Reply
cool look with the stripes
ArtAttack said... (10/23/12 3:39 PM) Reply
I have this pattern and have wondered about it. Your version with the stripes is very cute! I don't want a lot of flare at the bottom so if I ever make this I will heed your review and opinion. Thanks.
 
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