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Posted on:10/18/05 0:27 AM
Last Updated:10/18/05 0:28 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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PVA said...
Wow, French seams with 1/4" sa! I absolutely love sheer garments with French seams, & yours look wonderful in the photo! Your fashion statement with splotchy masking tape is very original! (LOL!) Thanks for the review -- I may try something similar, but not princess seams & not 1/4" sa! (I'm too chicken!)
10/18/05 1:03 AM
Liane M said...
Very nice. I'm so jealous about your class.
10/18/05 5:23 AM
BjP said...
Good review of this pattern...thanks!
10/18/05 7:21 AM
Kerry O said...
Loved your review - too funny about the masking tape splotches. :) Can't wait to see a version done in "real" fabric!
10/18/05 7:43 AM
CatherineN said...
Good work on a top that gave you more learning experience than you bargained for. With this muslin your "for reals" top will be wonderful.
10/18/05 8:02 AM
Mary Stiefer said...
What a great review. I'm impressed - no kidding.
10/18/05 9:00 AM
Mini said...
Another helpful and entertaining review. Maybe you should send Kwik Sew this review - they might learn something:). That bagginess in the upper chest is my pet peeve about KS. They seem to draft the upper chest too wide and the front armholes too long for most people. You might want to compare this with a top or pattern that doesn't have the bagging, and see if that was the problem. They often make the front armholes longer than the back ones, which compounds the problem.
10/18/05 12:22 PM
SouthernStitch said...
Yep, I agree with the wide upper chest and the armhole issue with KS. Thanks for a very thorough review. I might try that tape embellishment thing on my next project.
10/18/05 1:44 PM
mudcat said...
Very helpful review. I was planning on making this top using this fabric. It's not exactly drapy but it's fairly thin. What do you think?
10/19/05 0:46 AM
AnneM said...
Funny. You would definitely get attention if you wore that out of the house - a bit sheer, but I'm certain it's those masking tape splotches they would be admiring. I agree on woven S.A. - more is easier to use!
11/4/05 7:57 PM
Amethyst said...
Great review and gave me a chuckle, too. Thanks so much!
5/7/06 4:36 PM
rsb said...
Love your funny review!
9/25/08 3:24 AM
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