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Reviewed by:Jacqlin

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Posted on:3/14/06 9:32 PM
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Kay Y said... (3/15/06 11:51 AM) Reply
Like Debra H I was certain you had mixed up the photos - I am very impressed with what you did to fix this. Now you have a jacket-like top to wear with your great skirt. Terrific!
Peggy L said... (3/15/06 9:17 AM) Reply
Your top looks great - good save. I would imagine the top needs something really drapey.
sonya kirkwood said... (3/15/06 9:03 AM) Reply
Wow -- I just attended a sewing seminar at Baer Fabrics in Louisville this past weekend where Sandra B. wore this pattern and it looked wonderful. She specifically mentioned the back pleat saying that it was there for ease/movement in the back. I agree with others -- I think your top was a great save -- but I think the pattern needs a MUCH more drapey fabric.
ryan's mom said... (3/15/06 6:46 AM) Reply
It really looks nice with the trim and zipper. I like your version.
AnneM said... (3/15/06 5:08 AM) Reply
Well, given the fabric recommendations, I guess I'm not surprised it didn't work for your fabric. You made a great recovery, and your end result looks very nice.
Lori V said... (3/14/06 10:43 PM) Reply
Wow, impressive save. Your version is very nice, great job.
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kaitlin said... (3/14/06 10:03 PM) Reply
What an amazing save!!! The new version looks terrific.
Debra H said... (3/14/06 9:47 PM) Reply
Wow...for a minute there I thought you had posted the wrong photo. I have had some fitting problems with a couple of Betzina patterns lately....too bad yours was a complete problem. I am sure that fabric was part of the problem, but not all of it.
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