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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5031 (Tops, Shorts, Capris)

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Posted on:3/16/06 5:13 PM
Last Updated:3/16/06 7:44 PM
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SarahSews said... (4/18/06 9:16 AM) Reply
It inspired me so, that I finished making the top out of pique fabric for one of my grand-nieces and I'm finishing the capris today!
lauraborealis said... (4/4/06 4:43 PM) Reply
Love, love, love the fabric.
AnneFromLambourn said... (3/19/06 7:53 AM) Reply
Just gorgeous!
MaryBeth said... (3/18/06 10:33 AM) Reply
Darling! Love your version, very very "designer".
Nata said... (3/18/06 10:10 AM) Reply
What a pretty top. You daugter will look adorable in it.
Peggy L said... (3/17/06 5:11 PM) Reply
What a cute top! Love the fabric and the piping!
greenmommie said... (3/17/06 4:20 PM) Reply
thank you for the review! I picked this one up at the last sale and haven't had a chance to sew it up. It is adorable!
BettyMike said... (3/17/06 1:12 PM) Reply
How very cute! I haven't seen this pattern, I will have to check it out! I agree with Tov, I want one in my size!
slanden99 said... (3/17/06 11:12 AM) Reply
Very cute top. I've been wanting to buy this pattern to use for my dds
jemgirlca said... (3/17/06 11:11 AM) Reply
So cute! I love the fabric!!
Ceri590 said... (3/17/06 10:35 AM) Reply
Love the fabric combo.
MelissaB in WA said... (3/17/06 10:02 AM) Reply
Oh my goodness, that is sooo cute! I wish I had a neice to sew for. I showed it to my DD (she's 8) and asked her if she like it and she said "I don't know" so I took that as a "no". I guess it might be too babish for her - boo hoo! I still love it, you did a fantastic job!!!
beangirl said... (3/17/06 8:33 AM) Reply
thanks guys! Karen, that's why I decided on the button through the collar too, too much collar to get in the way. I love the look of these big collars, but they're not entirely practical sometimes. This seems to be helping keep things under control.
BSYMPLS said... (3/17/06 4:36 AM) Reply
What a precious top!
Mary Stiefer said... (3/16/06 10:51 PM) Reply
This is so different than anything I have seen. Very nice and I like your touches of detail.
BjP said... (3/16/06 9:47 PM) Reply
I always have liked sailor-collars and this one is especially appealing in this fabric. So very, very cute for a little one!
Leslie in Austin said... (3/16/06 9:09 PM) Reply
I absolutely love your interpretation of this, Kristine! Your fabric choices are adorable. I admired this pattern when it first came out, but couldn't find it when I went back looking for it. Definitely picking it up at the next sale as I know some toddler nieces who need cute summer clothes. Thanks for the great inspiration!
kaitlin said... (3/16/06 9:01 PM) Reply
I like the button through the collar. So often something made for kids has a piece that flops around and looks untidy always. This is a very clever fix for that and looks cool too.
beangirl said... (3/16/06 7:42 PM) Reply
Stacey, I think that Amy Butler is also with FreeSpirit Fabrics. They really have lovely things!
joyoussprite said... (3/16/06 7:34 PM) Reply
So cute, beangirl. I so wish that I knew how to sew when dd was a toddler. Great job!
Stacy Sews said... (3/16/06 7:25 PM) Reply
Very, very cute. I love all the extra details and the fabric, it reminds me of Amy Butler.
AnneM said... (3/16/06 7:05 PM) Reply
Very cute style - just as well you have room to grow into the pattern.
Tov said... (3/16/06 6:31 PM) Reply
That's so cute, I want one in my size!
Sweeta said... (3/16/06 6:06 PM) Reply
Lovely! Your fabric inspires me!
Lori Sews said... (3/16/06 5:46 PM) Reply
Very cute! Love the fabric.
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