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Posted on:2/9/07 7:45 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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pinkli said... (4/24/08 7:45 AM) Reply
I think it looks great on you : ) Thanks for the tip about making tops that don't gap - so logical! And for what it's worth, I reckon it would be wicked to wear sari's - such beautiful fabric!
AnneM said... (2/19/07 12:57 PM) Reply
This is a very nice style. And I think it looks good on you - curvy is good.
cathy45 said... (2/13/07 9:47 AM) Reply
Great top! Love it on you. Great idea on the zipper/seam issue. I think its really cool that its a recycled sari--the top's style retains that flavor.
artist1lisa said... (2/11/07 7:27 PM) Reply
Beautiful top.It looks lovely on you.Well done.
LauraAnn12 said... (2/11/07 4:48 PM) Reply
Thank you all for your comments! Wow!to RuthieK - If you usually have trouble with the bicep area in sleeves of shirts like this, these sleeves may be a little different and perfect for you~ the sleeves don't bell out dramatically, and start to widen right from the shoulder, not the elbow like a lot of belled sleeves I see. Might be worth a try if you haven't made this one already! :)
ryan's mom said... (2/11/07 8:12 AM) Reply
Lovely! The fabric gives the top an ethereal look too.
OP Gal said... (2/10/07 2:35 PM) Reply
Beautiful top. Very ingenious use of the sari fabric.
Em's Summer said... (2/10/07 2:18 PM) Reply
What a cute top! I love that this is colorful! It looks waay better than the pic on the pattern! Great job!
Annika said... (2/10/07 10:57 AM) Reply
I think you look both cute and gorgeous in the top! I too cannot believe it is a size 18! Fantastic job, great color and fabric choice.
Sherril Miller said... (2/10/07 9:57 AM) Reply
You look fantastic in that top. That sari was perfect for this lovely pattern.
Gold said... (2/10/07 9:08 AM) Reply
I am in the middle of making the same shirt. I just love how your shirt turned out
RuthieSews said... (2/10/07 5:23 AM) Reply
Absolutely lovely. I also can't believe you are an 18 but that's an aside. What is the fitting like for the top of the sleeves in the bicep area? I struglle and find this too tight in some similar styles.
Cheryl Reeves said... (2/10/07 1:31 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse and it looks wonderful on you.
Gilraen Surion said... (2/9/07 11:45 PM) Reply
I love it!
Lhan said... (2/9/07 10:29 PM) Reply
This top looks gorgeous! I think it looks great on you as well, although the photo is possibly a bit dark to tell. I had an 'aha' moment reading your review, because I have a sarong which has a lovely border pattern which I have been wondering what to do with. You have inspired me.
Elemenopeo said... (2/9/07 9:39 PM) Reply
I think you look great in it. It's really stylish and fits you well.
carolynw said... (2/9/07 9:24 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!
hongkongshopper said... (2/9/07 9:24 PM) Reply
Looks great on you. Your fix for the gaping is perfectly ok! If it works for you, keep doing it.
Chris Kelly said... (2/9/07 8:33 PM) Reply
I think it looks awsome on you!!! Great job!
Mary Stiefer said... (2/9/07 8:20 PM) Reply
I think this looks fabulous on you. Every time I sew something I learn something new also. Great fabric.
LauraAnn12 said... (2/9/07 8:10 PM) Reply

LauraAnn12 said... (2/9/07 7:59 PM) Reply
oopsies~ one of those copy and paste issues~ :) Took off the Threads Magazine title! Thanks!
hat-and-bag-lady said... (2/9/07 7:50 PM) Reply
Thank you for the review. This one caught my eye because it mentioned Threads Magazine.
 
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