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Reviewed by:Leslie in Austin

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Posted on:10/24/06 1:29 PM
Last Updated:11/1/06 10:45 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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KarenP said... (11/1/06 5:33 PM) Reply
That looks even cuter on than it does on the dressform! I sure wish I were relaxing on the beach right now...
MelissaB in WA said... (11/1/06 4:04 PM) Reply
Very nice Leslie! I totally envy your vacation, it' was 28 here this morning - brr!!!
GorgeousFabrics said... (11/1/06 3:34 PM) Reply
Burning. Tropics. Envy!!!! The top looks even better on you than your form. I hope you had a wonderful time! -Ann
Pam Z said... (11/1/06 3:25 PM) Reply
Love your top. You look cute & sexy! Thanks for the all the details in your very helpful review. Lengthen it and you have a pretty dress or swimsuit cover up.
SouthernStitch said... (11/1/06 2:07 PM) Reply
Oh you look so tropical and cute- I'm jealous of that background, yes!
cindyann said... (11/1/06 11:34 AM) Reply
Leora said... (11/1/06 11:09 AM) Reply
Hey! You changed your necklace!! No matter, you look great no matter how you accessorize. Love it!
Karla Kizer said... (10/28/06 9:09 AM) Reply
I finally got around to reading this review and all I can think is that you are a threat to pattern companies the world over. No pattern, no directions, and just look at your results: fantastic!
meanjean said... (10/28/06 8:44 AM) Reply
Very clever! The top fits the bill and looks good, too.
Skymom said... (10/27/06 2:50 PM) Reply
Great idea to add the clear elastic to the upper edge for security. This is very cute. Have a great time on the trip!
BettyMike said... (10/26/06 2:41 PM) Reply
Another hit! Matching clothes to jewelry, I love it!
Ann Smith said... (10/25/06 2:06 PM) Reply
Great success with your experiment. I love it.
milwaukee_kelly said... (10/25/06 8:55 AM) Reply
That's really cute! And who *could* resist that pendant?
JDpenelope said... (10/25/06 8:26 AM) Reply
Who needs a pattern? This is so "Leslie." Have a great time on your trip.
CarolynGM said... (10/25/06 7:13 AM) Reply
Always good to hear about successful experiments. At the rate you're going, you'll need extra luggage to transport your vacation wardrobe.
Heatherrique said... (10/24/06 9:26 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, Leslie!
sewkal said... (10/24/06 7:42 PM) Reply
Girl, you are gona have some wardrobe for your trip... you're on fire! Awesome top, I have to try this!
jnamcd said... (10/24/06 5:50 PM) Reply
Great work! I noticed the necklace right away, too--you've got great taste! You are going to have to join Project Runway!!
hongkongshopper said... (10/24/06 5:29 PM) Reply
Very nice - and so simple.
Moxie said... (10/24/06 3:26 PM) Reply
Way to be creative! Cute top.
Erica B. said... (10/24/06 3:01 PM) Reply
Very cute top! I may have to keep something like this in mind for next summer.
Padmé said... (10/24/06 3:01 PM) Reply
This is really cute!
MelissaB in WA said... (10/24/06 2:45 PM) Reply
So cute! I made my daughter a few halter tops (ie with neck ties since she's only 9) using this same technique and she loved them during the summer.
Peggy L said... (10/24/06 2:41 PM) Reply
Very creative! I bet it looks great on you. I think you need to stay an extra week to wear all these great new clothes.
Lorna C. Newman said... (10/24/06 2:41 PM) Reply
You are going to have to make this trip an annual event with this wonderful wardrobe ...
Gillian said... (10/24/06 2:20 PM) Reply
I love it.
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