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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5903 OOP Top (Vintage 1979 Top)

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Posted on:4/30/07 9:09 PM
Last Updated:4/30/07 9:20 PM
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SewTwin said... (5/21/07 2:23 AM) Reply
This is a cute, summery top with a Made by Wendy vibe! Love the soft stripes. Looks like a Cruise or Picnic party top..
AnneM said... (5/8/07 7:23 AM) Reply
Updating the style doesn't count as wearing it again, right? That is a great sleeve style.
Oopsy-Daisy! said... (5/1/07 2:32 PM) Reply
I am embarassed to say that it was a $1/yard WallyWorld find from a couple years ago! It's a lightweight knit, almost sheer, but the stripes hide it well when wearing (I hope!) ;)
slanden99 said... (5/1/07 10:09 AM) Reply
Looks great! Now I'm tempted go see what my mom has been stashing in her pattern box for 25 years to see if there are any treasures as good as yours.
Elemenopeo said... (5/1/07 9:29 AM) Reply
I love it - that fabric really punches it up too. It looks very current.
squirrellypoo said... (5/1/07 6:41 AM) Reply
Looks great, and very now! I'm also working on a 70s Butterick gathered tunic at the moment and when I saw the title, I almost thought it could be my pattern! :)
Danvillegirl said... (5/1/07 6:38 AM) Reply
Great looking top. Love the fabric, can you give more details about that?
Soliel said... (5/1/07 0:20 AM) Reply
I like it, too. I like your fabric choice. Now I want to look up that fitting book, Fastern and Steam a Seam2? What the heck?
Schnauzer said... (4/30/07 10:02 PM) Reply
Nice tunic! I love your fabric choice too-Just right for this style!
Christina Sonja said... (4/30/07 9:24 PM) Reply
I like that this pattern worked for you twice with nearly 30 years in between. Thanks for sharing.
Heatherrique said... (4/30/07 9:18 PM) Reply
Wow! That top looks so hip and alluring! It's so fun to sew with these patterns from the "fun" eras! The fit and style cannot be beat by current recycled versions! Nice fabric that is so compatible with the style! Groovy and far out!
susinok said... (4/30/07 9:17 PM) Reply
My mother had that pattern! It was a very comfortable top. Nice job!
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