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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2005-119 (Blouse)

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Posted on:9/20/05 10:20 PM

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Vonnevo said...
Wow, I love it ! The plain bands and stripes look wonderful. I too found the bands difficult to sew on, using the given method, so I stitched them on as double thickness, serged and topstitched close to the seam line. I wore my blouse at Tokyo Disney Sea while on holiday in Japan and it was very comfortable.
10/7/05 11:40 AM
debbieB said...
That top is to DIE for!
9/21/05 8:36 PM
LBJ said...
What a great top. I wish I'd made that!
9/21/05 6:39 PM
Geordie Girl said...
Great blouse The bands look great. Thanks for a useful review
9/21/05 2:31 PM
touran said...
Another beautiful interpretation. You inspired me to cut out this top today. Hopefully it'll look as good as yours.
9/21/05 2:13 PM
Princess Jenny said...
So pretty. I really love this blouse. Thank you for the review and the great tips and warnings!
9/21/05 1:19 PM
Elemenopeo said...
Really a distinctive piece is right. Good job.
9/21/05 12:47 PM
SandraB said...
Beautiful blouse. I love your choice of fabrics. Yours looks so much better than the picture in the magazine.
9/21/05 9:58 AM
Patti B said...
Such a striking blouse; love your choice of fabrics. Thanks for the caveats in your review -- very helpful.
9/21/05 9:06 AM
Modiste Madness said...
Striking blouse. It looks like all your efforts paid off. This pattern is the one that move me to resubscribe to Burda mag. Love your version with the contrasting band.
9/21/05 8:57 AM
melgosews said...
Very nice! Thanks for the inspiration and review!
9/21/05 7:59 AM
Georgene said...
So crisp and lovely, what a great combo!
9/21/05 7:35 AM
Lorna C. Newman said...
Stunning blouse! This is a beautiful blouse! I have to get at this one myself!
9/21/05 7:01 AM
Nickle said...
Love the neckline on your top and the contrasting fabric you used. Looks very dressy.
9/21/05 5:40 AM
jlg said...
Great blouse.
9/21/05 5:05 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Your blouse is very nice. Love the stripes and white contrast neck band and cuffs.
9/21/05 4:18 AM
Annika said...
Incredibly beautiful! Love it!
9/21/05 2:28 AM
Skye said...
9/21/05 1:50 AM
jacalhoun said...
I love it! It's too bad the magazine used such completely uninspired (and uninspiring!) fabric, because the photo in the magazine couldn't BE more boring. But both you and Vonnevo have shown how fabulous this blouse SHOULD be! Great job!
9/21/05 0:28 AM
Cambric Tea said...
Your blouse is very striking and sophisticated. And you did a wonderful job!
9/20/05 11:27 PM
HawkeMorningStar7 said...
WOW, just fabulous. Love the contrast use of fabric. Great tip re front bands.
9/20/05 10:24 PM
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