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Posted on:11/17/07 4:21 PM
Last Updated:4/13/08 1:18 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 21 people   
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redcatbicycliste said... (5/23/08 8:40 PM) Reply
Beautiful! It looks great on you. Thanks for the inspiration--you shortened it to a make it a top. I shall give that a try for me self.
Heatherrique said... (5/12/08 8:31 PM) Reply
Mesmerizing top! Your gorgeous fabric works so wonderfully with this pattern!
lilyofthevalley said... (4/14/08 10:22 PM) Reply
Stunningly beautiful top, loohoo, that was made even more special by each change you instituted/executed. Needless to say, your fabric is show stopping, your fit is perfect, and the end result is quite mouth watering. Lovely, lovely, Lily
born2bead said... (4/14/08 12:22 PM) Reply
How yummy is that!
cindyann said... (4/14/08 8:11 AM) Reply
Really, really lovely!
Lori V said... (4/13/08 9:40 PM) Reply
Beautiful top again.
EveS said... (4/13/08 9:11 PM) Reply
What a beautiful adaptation of my favorite pattern!!! (Now my gears are turning.) That fabric is absolutely gorgeous, and the top looks incredible on you. gush, gush, gush...!!
Ann Smith said... (4/13/08 8:16 PM) Reply
How gorgeous! That fabric is wonderful and must be so comfortable to wear. Great job!
Meggie LuLu said... (4/13/08 6:53 PM) Reply
That is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! I love that your fabric(it's my favorite color)!!!!!
CynthiaSue said... (4/13/08 5:33 PM) Reply
the surplice neckline looks nice and snug-not floppy at all. fabulous colors. great fit.
Sigrid. said... (4/13/08 5:03 PM) Reply
Beautiful, great look in this fabric too.
QuiltersFan said... (4/13/08 3:03 PM) Reply
Beautiful top. I have this pattern near the top of my pile - making it as a top is a wonderful option to get the fit worked out. Thanks for a great review and tips.
MissCelie said... (4/13/08 2:45 PM) Reply
I need to just buy this pattern. This blouse is tremendous. You have an amazing eye for getting what you want from a pattern and print.
Leslie in Austin said... (4/13/08 1:56 PM) Reply
Lovely lovely lovely!! I didn't realize when I saw you wearing your first version that it was a jersey. For some reason I thought it was georgette, so I've spent the month since PR weekend searching fruitlessly for the wrong fabric with which to shamelessly copy your perfect blouse. (I'm telling you girls, when we were all walking to dinner together, I literally watched men's heads snap around to stare helplessly at how great she looked in this blouse.) Clearly #2 will elicit the same response.
Jan B. said... (4/13/08 1:45 PM) Reply
Worth all your difficulties to get results like this! Fabulous.
Twinset said... (4/13/08 1:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful top! The print is soft and feminine, and it looks great without the collar too!
dreamdesigner said... (11/28/07 10:07 AM) Reply
OMG! That's gorgeous. What is it with ladies here named Leslie who make gorgeous clothes, AND have bodies to show them to the best advantage. I'm really jealous!
Christina Sonja said... (11/27/07 5:57 PM) Reply
I missed this when you first posted. Your top looks amazing! I'd love to have something like this in my closet.
gatorgirl4325 said... (11/19/07 3:58 PM) Reply
Love it! Great job on making that top fit. It is fabulous!
Vivienne said... (11/19/07 0:47 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! You need to spend the virtual savings on fabric to make more of these! And how great is it to have a sloper for your next knit tops?
DorothyK said... (11/18/07 12:46 PM) Reply
Great job. Fantastic fabric.
loohoo44 said... (11/18/07 11:22 AM) Reply
wow, thanks everyone! Makes me feel good about all the time I spent. :-) Nancy-this top retails for $210, so this is a bargain in my opinion too.
carolynw said... (11/18/07 9:42 AM) Reply
Wonderful looking top - you did a terrific job on this
Fran G said... (11/18/07 8:27 AM) Reply
Fabulous top! Your fabric is so cool...a better choice than DVF. I like this use of the pattern bettern than just using it as a dress!
Nancy K said... (11/18/07 8:26 AM) Reply
Wonderful! You look 'marvelous' and considering the cost of DVF clothing, its a bargain and looks very like the original.
MelissaB in WA said... (11/18/07 1:04 AM) Reply
Great adaptation of the dress pattern - your top is awesome!
Annette1 said... (11/17/07 11:44 PM) Reply
WOW! Your use of the fabric design on this top is VERY nice. It fits you PERFECTLY, and you have the PERFECT figure for it, as well. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Move over DVF. :o)
Sew_Creative said... (11/17/07 11:20 PM) Reply
cool fabric, nice review thanks
Lori V said... (11/17/07 10:14 PM) Reply
This is gorgeous top and I agree much better than the DVF.
CarolynGM said... (11/17/07 9:57 PM) Reply
Utterly gorgeous top. The fit is sensational. Great job on your pattern modifications.
Betsybobbin said... (11/17/07 8:49 PM) Reply
What a great job! Perfect combination of pattern and fabric. You look really nice in this!
narcissaqtpie said... (11/17/07 8:44 PM) Reply
Yes! this is super-duper stunning & better fabric than the DVF.
sewglenda said... (11/17/07 7:32 PM) Reply
Great job! Beautiful work. I like your version much better than the DVF.
sewbehind said... (11/17/07 6:27 PM) Reply
Stunning results. Well done.
Athene said... (11/17/07 6:12 PM) Reply
Your top is just beautiful. The fit, the fabric, the look - everything is great.
hongkongshopper said... (11/17/07 5:24 PM) Reply
Wow, you have done a fantastic job. I was looking at that fabric at EOS yesterday but couldn't justify the price together with the international postage. Love it!
 
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