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Posted on:1/12/07 8:24 AM
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Sewbe said... (1/21/07 6:37 PM) Reply
This is such a pretty top! I have this pattern and saw it with new eyes when I saw what you did. I look forward to seeing more of your projects!
CherylStillSews said... (1/21/07 4:56 PM) Reply
This looks great - well done!
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (1/14/07 8:20 AM) Reply
Very nice, and the details look beautifully executed.
DebJ said... (1/14/07 7:11 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse, I had totally overlooked this in the magazine, now I have to go take another look! I understand about the cuffs, it can be difficult at the dinner table!
OP Gal said... (1/13/07 8:06 AM) Reply
I love your blouse. The fabric is very pretty.
Sigrid. said... (1/13/07 4:16 AM) Reply
Thanks for all your comments. I did the tube mainly as described in the first comment except for the fast-turner(?) which I will search for. Difficulty in this was due to the length of the tube (approx. 2 yards) and the fact that I had to sew a few bias strips together because length and lack of material. And I will keep this blouse from the stove! It will be difficult at a dinner-table too I presume! Didn't think of that when I made this.
Nata said... (1/12/07 8:39 PM) Reply
I really like how your blouse turned out. The front lace-up detail is lovely.
Puddin Pop said... (1/12/07 5:28 PM) Reply
Wow, this looks so professional. Beautiful job.
bunz said... (1/12/07 5:15 PM) Reply
Very pretty - keep those cuffs away from the stove:-)
Sew4Fun said... (1/12/07 5:08 PM) Reply
Pretty top.
Ody said... (1/12/07 4:05 PM) Reply
Very nice blouse. I love the fabric and it really flatters you.
Tany said... (1/12/07 2:58 PM) Reply
It looks wonderful! I have this magazine and I will look for this pattern!
fabricfanatic said... (1/12/07 1:39 PM) Reply
Your top looks much nicer than the one in the magazine. I never would have considered making it before but now I will.
meanjean said... (1/12/07 11:11 AM) Reply
Your top is very pretty.
sewbehind said... (1/12/07 11:04 AM) Reply
Mooi! That is Dutch for very pretty! Very feminine.
suzanrossi said... (1/12/07 10:41 AM) Reply
VERY nice! I, too, would have trouble with the turned laces and will have to try the "fas- turner" tip.
Seaspur said... (1/12/07 10:11 AM) Reply
Very pretty!
Izzie said... (1/12/07 9:35 AM) Reply
Beautiful job! I didn't like this blouse in the magazine, but after seeing yours, I may try it now. Congratulations on your first review!
MB at YarnUiPhoneApp said... (1/12/07 9:07 AM) Reply
Wow. Gorgeous. If you're sewing with a thin fabric in future, I'd recommend using a wash-away stabiizer, it makes the sewing sooo much easier. As for the thin tube? I'd cut the fabric as wide you can, then stitch it as narrow as you need it to be. Cut away the excess. Turn it out with a Fas-turner (is that the correct spelling?). Presto! A thin tube.
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