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Reviewed by:Debra H

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Posted on:11/1/05 9:29 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 10 people   
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Karla Kizer said... (11/23/05 6:16 PM) Reply
Oddly enough, I rejected this pattern because I didn't think I liked that back yoke. How wrong could I be? It is a beautiful shirt, and would be a nice variation on my favorite Louise Cutting Perfect Blouse. You"ll get plenty of compliments (and unexpressed envy) about this gorgeous blouse. Oh - and thanks for the warning about pinning and basting this fabric. Gigi and I bought some in NYC, and I wouldn't want to ruin it.
Tailypo said... (11/2/05 11:35 PM) Reply
The back yoke is so beautiful! IMO you should use that photo for your garment photo for this review. Wonderful as always!
PhyllisC said... (11/2/05 9:04 PM) Reply
Can I borrow it to wear for Thanksgiving dinner? :o)
Kathy Russell said... (11/2/05 7:41 PM) Reply
Your top is absolutely beautiful.
cmarie12 said... (11/2/05 2:29 PM) Reply
Debra, I have this pattern and have thought of making it in velvet several times but always resisted. I now have to move this up to the front of my extensive to do list because your shirt is absolutely beautiful!
Moxie said... (11/2/05 12:20 PM) Reply
It's awesome that you have a specific style in mind and can change a pattern ending up with a garment that is not only what you had envisioned but very beautiful. Thanks a bunch for helping me think outside the box. Excellent job!
CarrieA said... (11/2/05 11:36 AM) Reply
That is gorgeous! The changes you made really took this to the next level. Beautiful!
christinawo said... (11/2/05 10:33 AM) Reply
Really stunning. Great color and beautiful sewing. I wonder what you're going to wear this with. You'll look great! Thanks!
Lee Ann Hawkins said... (11/2/05 9:57 AM) Reply
Oh, I want to wear it! Love your creative reviews and thanks for sharing your skills with us.
Ceri590 said... (11/2/05 7:15 AM) Reply
Wow! Love the color and the style! Great work!
Gigi Louis said... (11/2/05 7:01 AM) Reply
Your shirt is so beautiful! The back yoke area is especially impressive.
SewingSusan said... (11/2/05 6:31 AM) Reply
Beautiful. As always, your color choice is just yummy!
GwenV said... (11/2/05 6:16 AM) Reply
Stunning. Your review is very informative, too. Lovely concept, lovely results.
CarolynGM said... (11/2/05 5:46 AM) Reply
I never would have thought to make this out of a heavier fabric, but yours turned out very well.
Danvillegirl said... (11/2/05 5:36 AM) Reply
I like your changes made. Interesting look.
Mary Stiefer said... (11/1/05 11:36 PM) Reply
What a beautiful color and I love the back yoke gathers.
Cambric Tea said... (11/1/05 11:21 PM) Reply
Thank you for the great review. I love your shirt, it's beautiful.
PegL said... (11/1/05 9:59 PM) Reply
Very interesting to read about all your additions and changes to this pattern! Very creative and nicely done!
G_l_e_n_d_a said... (11/1/05 9:44 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! It looks like it would be very flattering on you, and worth the work. I'm impressed by your creativity in the design process, and by your problem solving to get the various good results with different techniques.
sew obsessed said... (11/1/05 9:43 PM) Reply
Beautiful. I love the color. All of your design changes turned out wonderful, it's a great shirt.
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