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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 04-2005-112 (Twist Top)

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Reviewed by:PhyllisC

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Posted on:3/7/06 9:53 AM
Last Updated:3/12/06 12:03 PM
Pattern Size:Petite 
Review Rating: Helpful by 6 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Georgene said... (3/15/06 9:30 AM) Reply
This would also be a fabulous dress with the lace contrast underbust piece.
Debbie Cook said... (3/15/06 8:33 AM) Reply

AnneM said... (3/13/06 2:28 PM) Reply
Wow, what a fancy looking change the lace makes.
Jackie M said... (3/13/06 10:04 AM) Reply
Lovely! I've been thinking of doing this myself, but haven't sat down to figure out how to make the underbust seam in contrast fabric. I can't see your directions -- the link doesn't seem to be working ...
ryan's mom said... (3/13/06 7:34 AM) Reply
Beautiful!!! Usually I don't check out Burda reviews because I haven't tried that company yet, but something prompted me to check out your review. Glad I did!
Cambric Tea said... (3/12/06 11:40 PM) Reply
Very clever. Very lovely. Well done!
Sew4Fun said... (3/12/06 8:45 PM) Reply
I love your new lace version. Very pretty.
Jennifer shaw said... (3/12/06 6:19 PM) Reply
That has to be one of the prettiest versions of the twist top, ever! You are so innovative and inspiring. The color is really stunning. Thanks for mentioning the Holman book. It sounds like a terrific book!
Gigi Louis said... (3/12/06 5:49 PM) Reply
Phyllis, that's really beautiful! Love that color combination. ;-)
Fenna said... (3/12/06 5:39 PM) Reply
The link to the directions for the design change seem not to be working: it points to 'my pictures', and since I'm not logged in as you, well... No pictures to be seen! I'm pretty sure I can mentally picture what you did, but if it's possible to fix the link, I'd love to see your directions.
GorgeousFabrics said... (3/12/06 2:54 PM) Reply
Love it! The lace looks faboo with the knit! -Ann
Leslie in Austin said... (3/12/06 2:40 PM) Reply
Cute variation with the lace!
bunz said... (3/12/06 2:02 PM) Reply
Wowza! Thanks for showing us a great variation.
Lori V said... (3/12/06 1:22 PM) Reply
Very pretty, the lace is a nice touch.
touran said... (3/12/06 1:00 PM) Reply
That's a really pretty interpretation of the pattern. Great idea.
els said... (3/9/06 7:36 PM) Reply
Great top and color on you.
Katharine in BXL said... (3/8/06 9:40 PM) Reply
Gorgeous on you. The color and your pants look great together. Did you lose weight?
Deepika said... (3/8/06 9:23 PM) Reply
Phyllis, love the top! and of course love the fabric too :)
MaryBeth said... (3/8/06 9:18 AM) Reply
The twist top is perfect for you! Beautiful fabric, too. Congrats!
Lori Sews said... (3/7/06 10:13 PM) Reply
Such a pretty top! I did buy this issue from Ebay a few months ago--I have got to make a twist top! :)
GorgeousFabrics said... (3/7/06 2:59 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, stunning and fabulous, all in one breath!
Leslie in Austin said... (3/7/06 2:35 PM) Reply
Marvelous! Hey, I know what you can do with the rest of that fabric: send it to P.O. Box ME, Austin, TX....
SouthernStitch said... (3/7/06 1:54 PM) Reply
Thanks for the sleeve drafting information. That is omething I've been wanting to know how to do. Your top looks perfect.
carolynw said... (3/7/06 1:34 PM) Reply
Well done - it is beautiful - now you have to get to work using the rest of this fabulous material - this top would look great with either slacks or skirt. This is MY color so I envy you being able to think about using all this beautiful fabric.
Frogstitcher said... (3/7/06 1:10 PM) Reply
I'm always happy to see another twist top review. I think I'm one of the very few who hasn't made this up yet. Thanks for your review, your top looks great. I like your ideas on how to change it up.
Gigi Louis said... (3/7/06 12:37 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I LOVE the color.
Georgene said... (3/7/06 11:52 AM) Reply
I want to see what you do with the rest of the 10 yards. This deserves a skirt- swing or trumpet? Is your fabric heavy enough for a pant as well? Just beautiful.
MB at YarnUiPhoneApp said... (3/7/06 11:13 AM) Reply
I now have this pattern (I bought the magazine off of Ebay)...your spin-off ideas are on target. Another thought is a twist-top dress. I think I saw that in the latest Kwik-Sew catalog.
Mufffet said... (3/7/06 11:01 AM) Reply
Your top looks so well done, and the fit is excellent. Thanks for the explanation of the sleeve and the fitting.
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