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Posted on:1/21/07 11:29 AM
Last Updated:4/14/08 3:40 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 23 people   
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Mahler said... (4/16/08 12:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful colors for spring (it must be tulip time in NL) ! Your review is very lively and well explained thank you. You made me smile with that part about you not reading your own reviews ;-). I also share with you the difficulty of sometimes rating patterns with the existing rating levels.
lilyofthevalley said... (4/15/08 1:33 PM) Reply
Fabulous top, Sigrid, in this fun and lovely fabric (I really love pink and orange together). Your use of lingerie elastic for the shirring technique was brilliant and instantly solved a problem I have waiting in my sewing room, where my shirring using elastic thread looks weak. I'll immediately replace with lingerie elastic, as the shirring on your lovely top is perfect. Thank you, Lily
Heatherrique said... (4/14/08 9:39 PM) Reply
Cool top, Sigrid! Great work as always!
hongkongshopper said... (4/14/08 7:55 PM) Reply
Fun top Sigrid!
loohoo44 said... (4/14/08 4:00 PM) Reply
I really like the shirring detail Sigrid!
Nancy K said... (4/14/08 3:59 PM) Reply
Love this top Sigrid! I want one too. I think that I will make my Ottobre t first before I make another knit from BWOF. The sleeves on this top fit so much better than the BWOF sleeve in your first review
tweedcurtain said... (4/14/08 3:32 PM) Reply
Thanks for the update! Very helpful. What fun fabric you used this time!
MelissaB in WA said... (1/27/07 10:08 PM) Reply
Thank you for your detailed review. I am planning on making this top very soon. I think it looks very nice on you!
beangirl said... (1/22/07 8:57 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for your photos of the neckline. I've been puzzling that over while reading in bed (WOF is my bedtime reading) and I could not figure it out! The photos are brilliant and your top looks great.
Patzee said... (1/22/07 1:02 PM) Reply
What a helpful review! So glad you figured this out and are kind enough to share this!
krystalkaes said... (1/22/07 9:59 AM) Reply
Thank you for the extra pictures as this is one I was thinking of trying. I like the colors you chose.
jbrewer said... (1/22/07 7:23 AM) Reply
This is a really cool top! I love the color combo.
Sigrid. said... (1/22/07 3:23 AM) Reply
Thank you all for your compliments. And I did not change the neckline. I also was afraid that it might be too low, but when a had traced the pattern I thought it was high enough for me, which it is.
Margie T said... (1/22/07 2:51 AM) Reply
Excellent review. Your top looks better than the one in the magazine.
SusiM said... (1/22/07 0:11 AM) Reply
I was just looking at this pattern in the mag wondering how it would turn out. So thank you for taking the time to post the photos and the steps you took. It's wery helpful.
CherylStillSews said... (1/21/07 4:52 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tips on the neckline - I was a bit worried it would be too low but your looks fine.
Linda G said... (1/21/07 4:00 PM) Reply
Sure glad that you put the details of the neckline on your pic site...Thanks. I like this top...the neckline looks somewhat low in the picture in the magazine did you adjust that at all?
cecelia said... (1/21/07 3:20 PM) Reply
Love it--it's so very different, and I like your colors you chose.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (1/21/07 12:46 PM) Reply
Love it, great colours. Thanks for all the neckline tips.
Nata said... (1/21/07 12:41 PM) Reply
I love your color combinationation.
Lynngray said... (1/21/07 12:07 PM) Reply
Great review. Thanks for all the pictures also
CarolynGM said... (1/21/07 12:06 PM) Reply
Wow, that neckline treatment does look a little tricky, so thanks for all the pictures. This is a very attractive and different looking top.
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