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Reviewed by:Erica B.

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Posted on:12/3/06 9:04 PM
Last Updated:12/4/06 0:03 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Sassy T said... (12/5/11 9:11 AM) Reply
Love this and any tops that are flattering to the decolletage having a large bust. Just up my street and saved to my wishlist as a result. Thanks.
evenovae said... (11/18/09 4:34 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for posting the back!!!
Hilary said... (12/15/06 11:00 PM) Reply
This looks *fabulous* on you!! I may be brave enough to make it someday :D
PhyllisC said... (12/13/06 1:16 PM) Reply
Simple and perfect - I love it Erica!
Erica B. said... (12/12/06 7:05 PM) Reply
- Johanna Lu, I was wearing a demi-cup bra with clear straps because bra straps will probably peek out. Thanks you all for all of the great compliments.
Johanna Lu said... (12/11/06 10:31 AM) Reply
Love, love! And the back design is very cool. The top looks super on you. Can it work with a bra? I am thinking about bra straps showing.
ChristineX said... (12/9/06 10:42 PM) Reply
That is a very cute top!!
Jane S said... (12/9/06 6:54 PM) Reply
Wow, I always love your outfits and this one is perfect for the season.
FuzzyNavelPeach said... (12/6/06 7:51 PM) Reply
Wow! I can't believe you made that! It looks fantastic. I just discovered this site a couple of days ago and I'm hooked. Great job!
memmy said... (12/5/06 9:05 PM) Reply
A VERY sexynumber you look fantastic.
Heatherrique said... (12/4/06 11:17 PM) Reply
What a knockout of a top on you, Erica!
AliceB said... (12/4/06 8:11 PM) Reply
Oh honey, that is one hot top. I'd make a point of wearing it when you go see Santa to make your holiday request... or would that be dear hubby :)
Avril said... (12/4/06 7:43 PM) Reply
Go ahead girl. That is so nice.
blue mooney said... (12/4/06 6:01 PM) Reply
Oh, yeah! Smashing!
Erica B. said... (12/4/06 5:32 PM) Reply
Ryan's mom, AnneM and Nanflan -- It's not a knot, the pieces are just looped over the other. Very comfortable, probably due to the fabric. Thanks for all of your compliments!
NancyDaQ said... (12/4/06 5:12 PM) Reply
Ryan's mom, AnneM--it doesn't look like a true knot on the back, more like a twist. Based on that, my guess is that is would be fine. I'm sure Erica will chime in when she gets a chance.
ACB said... (12/4/06 1:20 PM) Reply
Ay......caliente, (my broken spanish) that's hot! (I'm buying the house next door just to see what you are sewing).
milwaukee_kelly said... (12/4/06 1:04 PM) Reply
LOVELY! Gorgeous color on you.
Leslie in Austin said... (12/4/06 11:05 AM) Reply
Wowsa, Erica! Another knockout!
Karen6790 said... (12/4/06 10:01 AM) Reply
Oh my, that is a top with a 'tude. Looks great on you, as usual.
AnneM said... (12/4/06 9:36 AM) Reply
Very pretty top; love it. Is it uncomfortable w/ the knot in the back, though, when sitting in a chair?
carolynw said... (12/4/06 9:25 AM) Reply
Erica - what to say - another knock em dead top for you.
Luckylibbet said... (12/4/06 9:20 AM) Reply
ooh la la! Very flattering!
Marji said... (12/4/06 8:49 AM) Reply
Lookin' good girl!
Debbie Cook said... (12/4/06 8:44 AM) Reply
Smokin'!! Great style and fab color on you!
Zaneta said... (12/4/06 8:01 AM) Reply
Erica, you look gorgeous. This top came together so well. It was worth the pain..thanks for your review
moss said... (12/4/06 8:01 AM) Reply
um, omg, that shirt is HOT!
Zaneta said... (12/4/06 7:58 AM) Reply
Erica, you look gorgeous. This top came together so well. It was worth the pain..thanks for your review
sandrasdaughter said... (12/4/06 7:39 AM) Reply
Stunning! The fit is perfect.
ryan's mom said... (12/4/06 7:05 AM) Reply
Echoing the other comments--use your pic instead of the pattern drawing on the envelope! What a beauty of a top you have sewn up!! Being a person that doesn't like anything knotted in the back, is the top comfortable to wear, for example, sitting against the flat back of a chair? Is the knit you used thin enough that it's not a bothersome feeling? Maybe I'm the only person with that problem though.
jlg said... (12/4/06 5:36 AM) Reply
Very sexy top. Very flattering on your figure.
Christina Sonja said... (12/4/06 0:49 AM) Reply
Very flattering! The fit is great.
Stacy Sews said... (12/3/06 11:08 PM) Reply
Wow! You look FANTASTIC in this top! It looks so much better than the pattern envelope. I may have to add this to my pattern wish list. THANKS!
Mary Stiefer said... (12/3/06 11:07 PM) Reply
What a beautiful top and it looks fabulous on you. I love red and - it appears - so do you. Great job.
Eme said... (12/3/06 10:49 PM) Reply
I've been eyeing this pattern recently - maybe all my blog lurking is paying off and your fabulous sense of style is starting to rub off on me! :) Lovely top - really love the back - neat detail.
CarolynD said... (12/3/06 10:39 PM) Reply
Va va voom, you look terrific in this top! Just smashing!
BeckyC said... (12/3/06 10:14 PM) Reply
This is a gorgeous and very flattering top on you! I agree you should be the model for the pattern. Thanks for showing us one more pattern we just have to have! ;)
Vonnevo said... (12/3/06 10:10 PM) Reply
Love this one Erica! I too had problems working out the back configuration and used safety pins on my dressmaker's model. I love the top and specially the front tucks too. I took my top to PR Weekend DownUnder last May and most people tried it on. I should do a review :))
Tiner W said... (12/3/06 10:06 PM) Reply
Ooh la la! Your skills and taste are insppiring!
Sew4Fun said... (12/3/06 9:24 PM) Reply
Wow Erica. That is one sexy little Christmas top. :) You should be the model for this pattern as I never would have looked at it otherwise.
hongkongshopper said... (12/3/06 9:19 PM) Reply
Very attractive top - both the front and back!
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