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Reviewed by:Kristine Kay

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Posted on:3/30/08 4:58 PM
Last Updated:3/30/08 8:36 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 13 people   
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solosmocker said... (4/8/08 10:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful job, Kristine. You did a wonderful job of balancing the stripes and giving all the details the attention they deserved.
Larkin said... (4/7/08 8:05 PM) Reply
I love your blouse. Really nice use of your fabric. It came out just beautifully.
Nancy Anne said... (4/7/08 8:29 AM) Reply
Wow- You not only matched the stripe at the waist, but at the collar as well. Very impressive! This turned out to be a great-fitting and stunning blouse I am sure you will wear for years.
Bonnie O said... (4/5/08 9:46 AM) Reply
Congratulations on a job well done. This is a lovely blouse and you should be very proud. It looks great on you.
melgosews said... (4/4/08 10:24 PM) Reply
The fabric/pattern combo is terrific! Great job!!!
ariesluv4u said... (4/3/08 8:59 PM) Reply
I love this blouse. Great choice for the buttons!
AnneM said... (4/3/08 9:46 AM) Reply
Congratulations on your blouse; great job. I never know what to do with fabrics like that; someday I'll learn from reviews like this.
KathleenS said... (4/3/08 5:19 AM) Reply
Beautiful fit and workmanship!
Stephenie said... (4/1/08 1:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse! I love your choice of fabric for this.
Sew4Fun said... (3/31/08 6:24 PM) Reply
Lovely blouse and nicely finished both inside and out.
SusiM said... (3/31/08 4:38 PM) Reply
Very beautiful and superb fit! Congratulations! The fabric looks like it would be challenging to work with, making your project even more remarkable.
jhansby said... (3/31/08 3:47 PM) Reply
I LOVE dots, and your blouse is gorgeous!! Looks great on you, too!!
EleanorSews said... (3/31/08 12:44 PM) Reply
No woner you're proud of this blouse! It is just lovely! What a great addition to your wardrobe. It is just such a femiine looking blouse and fits you perfectly. COngrats!
Karen8320 said... (3/31/08 9:39 AM) Reply
Kristine, what a beautiful blouse and you look really gorgeous in it! Such fabulous sewing and your inside finish is really professional. It really is a very feminine look and you can be very proud of your work!
Nancy K said... (3/31/08 7:57 AM) Reply
Beautiful! Great style on you. Boy, is this going to be a hard contest to vote in!
MissCelie said... (3/31/08 6:57 AM) Reply
This is SO adorable. Wow. You really could wear this inside out!
KimSews said... (3/31/08 6:52 AM) Reply
Very nice fit, how lucky you are to not have to alter it!
Lori V said... (3/31/08 4:55 AM) Reply
Wonderful blouse, the fabric is gorgoues and it fits perfectly. Great job.
PegL said... (3/30/08 11:42 PM) Reply
What a pretty blouse! Great fit and the fabric is perfect!
SewLil said... (3/30/08 10:53 PM) Reply
Very cool.
Em's Summer said... (3/30/08 10:39 PM) Reply
This is just too cute! You did a super job!!!
Leora said... (3/30/08 10:27 PM) Reply
I agree, this blouse is so feminine. You did a wonderful job with the soutache and buttons. Just gorgeous on you!!
Mary Stiefer said... (3/30/08 10:21 PM) Reply
What a lovely creation. Beautifully done.
CarolynGM said... (3/30/08 9:29 PM) Reply
Perfect marriage of fabric and pattern. You did a beautiful job on the fit and construction.
Heatherrique said... (3/30/08 9:23 PM) Reply
Stunning blouse! Wonderfully crafted!
lilyofthevalley said... (3/30/08 8:58 PM) Reply
Kristine, your fitted blouse is lovely and fits you beautifully. Your attention to detail is well noted and you've laid out your back stripes expertly. The black organza underlining was perfect to control the polka dots as you wished. And not unimportant, you look fabulous! -Lily
Robin Denning said... (3/30/08 8:46 PM) Reply
Your blouse looks perfect. I like that the photos you loaded are large so we get to see the detail. congratulations!
crazygrad said... (3/30/08 8:40 PM) Reply
Looks great!
kristina2 said... (3/30/08 8:29 PM) Reply
inside finish is impressive!
Gelbean said... (3/30/08 7:06 PM) Reply
Wow! Your shirt is beautiful. Great Job!
didda said... (3/30/08 6:39 PM) Reply
the blouse looks great! ihave this pattern and have been contemplating sewing it for months. i want the long-sleeved version. maybe i will get to it soon. in the mean time i can admire yours. you did a good job on it.
Debbie Cook said... (3/30/08 6:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse! And another blog for me to read.
Twinset said... (3/30/08 6:30 PM) Reply
You did a fantastic job with this blouse!
Athene said... (3/30/08 6:24 PM) Reply
Lovely fit and a very good looking blouse.
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