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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2006-120 (Blouse)

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Posted on:7/6/06 11:35 AM
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danglette said... (7/9/06 2:44 AM) Reply
This is lovely! Maybe if you loosened the elastic a bit that would stop it riding up? Such a pity to give it away!
Stilltheone said... (7/7/06 9:13 AM) Reply
Wow! You did a great job. I have the Burda mag and I love that top. I found the pic of your top:,1270777-1000019-1378535-1378537-1378594,deDE.html
Nancy K said... (7/7/06 9:09 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse. Thanks for the tip on lengthening it.
Danvillegirl said... (7/7/06 5:24 AM) Reply
Pretty blouse. I have that same roll!!!
PixieCat said... (7/7/06 5:11 AM) Reply
So beautiful! I love the waistline shirring.
Elemenopeo said... (7/6/06 4:52 PM) Reply
Very lovely and feminine.
Seaspur said... (7/6/06 4:25 PM) Reply
Lovely blouse. Perfect for that batiste.
Mary Stiefer said... (7/6/06 4:08 PM) Reply
Thanks for the info SueV
Vonnevo said... (7/6/06 3:14 PM) Reply
This one is beautiful too. Love those BWOF designs :)
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (7/6/06 1:36 PM) Reply
love this one too. The white batiste is so cute.
SueV said... (7/6/06 12:51 PM) Reply
Mary, good idea I used an elastic cord and zig zagged over it just enough not to catch the cording but to hold it in place. Initially I drew all 6 lines on the fabric, but then after doing 1 of the fronts, I just drew the top line and then used my sewing foot to guide and space the next rows. There are 6 rows total. After the elastic cor was sewn on I pulled it at the ends and it gathered the fabric up. the pattern gives you instructions for this and also tells you how much to gather it based on your size. It was really easy to do. My stitch length was 3.0 and my zig zag width was 3.0. This seemed to work well.
Mary Stiefer said... (7/6/06 12:32 PM) Reply
This is really cute. Can you explain a bit how you did the shirring??
Debbie Cook said... (7/6/06 12:09 PM) Reply
I think this is my favorite too, Sue, although all of your recent blouses are so pretty and romantic looking.
Tiner W said... (7/6/06 12:06 PM) Reply
Too cute! I love it!
LisaLS said... (7/6/06 11:52 AM) Reply
Pretty pretty pretty! I love this top too! You're making great use of your batiste.
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