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Date: 2/12/12 0:42 AM

I met a woman wearing a really comfortable top, V-neckline, sleeveless, sort of like a crossover long vest. It was loose and flowing. She said that it was an old Khalia Ali pattern but I can't find it anywhere (maybe 3-4+yrs old?). Does anyone have an idea what pattern this might be? It looked so comfortable and I want to make a few for summer. Thanks.

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Date: 2/12/12 1:12 AM

You should be able to preview them all at simplicity.com - here are all the current Khaliah Ali patterns. You might have to look in the out-of-print section for any older ones that aren't on that page.

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Date: 2/12/12 1:58 PM

Thanks Laura - I did look at all the current and old patterns that Khalia made for Simplicity and I can't find it. The only thing that I can figure is that she used the one that looks like a waterfall vest and joined it in front instead of leaving it open. Oh well, I guess that I'm going to have to forget it. Thanks anyway.

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Date: 2/12/12 9:52 PM

Try searching on eBay. I have found quite a few of the OOP Khaliah Ali patterns on eBay. I have almost all of her patterns. Give me a little more detail about what you're looking for. It's probably in my stash.

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Date: 2/13/12 9:02 AM

Quote: rocktroll
Thanks Laura - I did look at all the current and old patterns that Khalia made for Simplicity and I can't find it. The only thing that I can figure is that she used the one that looks like a waterfall vest and joined it in front instead of leaving it open. Oh well, I guess that I'm going to have to forget it. Thanks anyway.

No! Don't forget it! It may be possible to make the same shirt using other patterns, or modifying a similar TNT pattern.

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Date: 2/14/12 1:48 AM

I don't know that pattern but I am keen to make up the crossover top from this Khalia Alia Simplicity 1945 patternSimplicity 1945

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