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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2006-107 (Top)

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Reviewed by:Jodi B.
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Posted on:2/9/07 9:52 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Sara The Slayer said... (2/7/08 0:52 AM) Reply
Very romantic on you! Seems like everyone is raising the neckline on this one.
ChristineX said... (3/22/07 9:04 PM) Reply
Love it! It is on my list of tops to make. I really love how it looks on you, and the print is wonderful. Thanks for the review!!
Leslie in Austin said... (2/12/07 12:00 PM) Reply
Look at you and all your fabulousness! What a pretty top. Thanks for all the detailed notes. They'll definitely be helpful when this pattern makes it to the top of the to-do list.
Karen6790 said... (2/11/07 1:56 PM) Reply
Jodi, I love this in your fabric, and I like that you shaped the band. With all the "flash potential" this top has, every litle bit helps - plus it's a great way to hide the very necessary bra straps. I love my top, too, but next time I'm going to go for a slightly heavier knit and see if I get any better control. Great job on this.
Jodi B. said... (2/11/07 8:43 AM) Reply
Thanks for your comments. I really enjoyed wearing this top. mary in FL, thanks for the tip. I'll have to remember that for next time. Evatgirl73, the banding added enough that my bra straps don't show at all. I normally have the same issue with this sort of neckline, so it was a pleasant surprise.
ryan's mom said... (2/11/07 8:18 AM) Reply
What a beautiful top! The neckline style looks lovely on you too!! So flattering.
ndesimon said... (2/10/07 3:53 PM) Reply
faboooooo! I'm seriously coveting this pattern now. Thanks for the fitting notes, I'll follow 'em to the letter.
OP Gal said... (2/10/07 2:27 PM) Reply
Pretty top--and it fits you beautifully
Em's Summer said... (2/10/07 2:13 PM) Reply
This is an amazing top! You picked beautiful fabric for this!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (2/10/07 12:32 PM) Reply
Lovely top. Great idea re the binding. I want to try it too.
giblet said... (2/10/07 12:10 PM) Reply
beautiful's very flattering and I love your fabric choice
Frogstitcher said... (2/10/07 11:06 AM) Reply
Very pretty top, well done.
beangirl said... (2/10/07 10:18 AM) Reply
Wow, you look great in this top! Really nice!
Sherril Miller said... (2/10/07 9:47 AM) Reply
Very RTW. I love the neckline, it's so flattering on you.
Vonnevo said... (2/10/07 8:52 AM) Reply
Beautiful stylish top ! Thanks for a very helpful review.
Nancy K said... (2/10/07 8:22 AM) Reply
I have been looking at this top, thanks for the review. It looks good on you.
blue mooney said... (2/10/07 7:24 AM) Reply
looks great on you, Jodi!
Shelia in Alaska said... (2/10/07 1:55 AM) Reply
That's an awesome top. You did a wonderful job and it looks so-o-oo good on you. It makes me want to run out and get this magazine just to make this top. Great Job!
Sew4Fun said... (2/10/07 1:51 AM) Reply
Wow, nice top. It really, really suits you!
Evatgirl73 said... (2/9/07 11:48 PM) Reply
Very flattering top!!! I had discarded the idea of making this as sadly I now *need* a bra... but this is a great idea (the buinding). Your bra doesn't show at all..?
Cheryl Reeves said... (2/9/07 10:23 PM) Reply
That is a great looking top. I love the neckline. It's very flattering on you.
Riordan said... (2/9/07 10:10 PM) Reply
Very pretty--looks great on you! Your fabric is gorgeous!
mary in FL said... (2/9/07 10:03 PM) Reply
I think you did a great job! I really like how you shaped the neckline. Hint: hem the sleeves "on the flat" before you sew the underarm seam or even before you attach them.
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