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Posted on:8/9/05 5:53 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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AngieC said... (9/16/07 3:02 PM) Reply
I love this pattern and your version came out perfectly!
SewLimited said... (8/10/05 4:32 PM) Reply
Lori, I didn't line the fabric. It has a black backing and isn't at all revealing or see-thru due to the pieces all over it. I saw the same type fabric made up in a type of tiered skirt at Chico's - the underpiece of the lower tier was just a solid knit which helped make the skirt less revealing. For tops, I wouldn't think that a lining would be necessary. The fabric is very stretchy - I forgot to mention I used 1/4" elastic on the shoulder seams to help stabilize them.
Harriet Rogers said... (8/10/05 11:31 AM) Reply
I love your top: very beautiful. Thanks for the detailed tips for sewing the pattern. I'm sure you'll get many compliments..all deserved!
Sherril Miller said... (8/10/05 10:49 AM) Reply
It nice tho see such beautiful fabric made up in that particular pattern. I'm glad it worked out for as I think your top is lovely.
Danvillegirl said... (8/10/05 5:50 AM) Reply
I like the way the fabric looks made up. I had my eye on this fabric but wasn't sure I wanted to buy it. Looks better made into something. Helpful review.
AnneM said... (8/10/05 5:16 AM) Reply
What a neat top; great in that "fussy" fabric.
hongkongshopper said... (8/10/05 3:56 AM) Reply
Very pretty! I like the contrast binding.
Modiste Madness said... (8/9/05 11:41 PM) Reply
You could be the Hanzel and Gretel of sewing. Your top was such a good way to show off this unique fabric. It is quite eye catching.
Lori V said... (8/9/05 9:11 PM) Reply
Very pretty. Did you line the top? I have two pieces of this type of fabric and can't wait to sew it up.
jlg said... (8/9/05 9:02 PM) Reply
Very, very pretty.
Patti B said... (8/9/05 6:58 PM) Reply
Such a great top! Love the fabric. Your notes on fitting are very helpful.
jemgirlca said... (8/9/05 6:36 PM) Reply
Cute top!
KarenP said... (8/9/05 6:16 PM) Reply
I love it! The information on your alterations is very helpful.
Gigi Louis said... (8/9/05 6:13 PM) Reply
Wow, that is so pretty! That fabric really sews up nicely, doesn't it? If you ever get lost perhaps you can use the trailing bits to find your way back home. ;-)
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