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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 3732 (Summer top)

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Posted on:7/19/07 6:40 PM
Last Updated:7/24/07 1:43 PM
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Heatherrique said... (3/30/08 11:44 AM) Reply
Gorgeous top!
Mufffet said... (7/24/07 3:50 PM) Reply
Very nice top - very summery fabric! Good work. I hope you continue to love sewing!
Skymom said... (7/24/07 3:17 PM) Reply
Both tops are really cute--well done! I always wonder why beginning patterns seem to have those skinny drawstrings. They are such a nuisance to turn, unless you've sewn them in silk charmeuse or something like that.
gatorgirl4325 said... (7/24/07 3:03 PM) Reply
Yeay for you! Both of your tops are great. The eyelet one is especially summery.
Hilary said... (7/24/07 2:51 PM) Reply
Both tops are adorable on you! I do all my drawstrings that way, too, btw :o) Life's to short to spend time messing with that, LOL. You are doing great, and you are just a beginner?? You will be moving up to intermediate (and beyond!!) in no time!
bluenines said... (7/24/07 2:01 PM) Reply
nice work, congratulations on making your two tops they look great
Sherril Miller said... (7/24/07 1:40 PM) Reply
Great beginner project. It looks RTW to me. You'll learn so much here on PR. I know I did.
Leslie in Austin said... (7/24/07 1:36 PM) Reply
Very cute--great first project! Turning tiny tubes like your drawstring can be a pain. I often do very narrow or those of heavyweight fabric topstitched just like you describe. When you're ready to start accumulating notions, get your mitts on a FastTurn. Welcome to PR--nice to see you as member of the day, too!
Stephenie said... (7/24/07 11:46 AM) Reply
Congrats on your first project! It looks great. The green looks nice on you.
krystalkaes said... (7/24/07 11:07 AM) Reply
Congratulations! Nice work. And, welcome to PR. It is great to have you.
loridiane said... (7/20/07 10:48 AM) Reply
Great first effort, it looks really good on you!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (7/20/07 0:02 AM) Reply
Congrats on your top and welcome to PR ! Wonderful turn out for a first project, very cute!
EastwoodFan said... (7/19/07 10:42 PM) Reply
Congratulations! Your top is cute. I made a pattern similar to this. I did the drawstring the way you did your's. My Mom suggested that way of doing it years ago. It's so much easier than fighting with the whole turning process.
Tall Mary said... (7/19/07 9:41 PM) Reply
I finished teaching a Beginning Sewing course and the students made pajama bottoms as their first garments. Congratulations on doing both. The top is very cute on you.
sewgranny said... (7/19/07 8:57 PM) Reply
Your blouse is great, especially for a new sewer! What I really like is that you adapted when you couldn't get their instructions to work and struck out on your own. It took me years to do that. Congratulations.
TrixieD said... (7/19/07 8:49 PM) Reply
Nice work! The drawstings look fine. Get hold of a turner (is that the name?) to help simplify turning long drawstrings right side out. I rely on it for so many projects.
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