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Posted on:4/19/08 8:38 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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born2bead said... (4/21/08 5:32 PM) Reply
How nice to see this done up. I'm going to try it in silk and see what happens. Love the crystals - really sets it off!
trinicity said... (4/20/08 6:15 AM) Reply
very cute Stacy!
Ingiepops said... (4/19/08 10:11 PM) Reply
I love this pattern, after I saw this exact same style in a very expensive RTW shop here last spring that had beading on the yoke. The price was AU$160 so I figured I could make it cheaper myself! Your top looks fantastic! thanks for reviewing this.
Lori V said... (4/19/08 7:33 PM) Reply
What a great top, Stacy. You will be the best-dressed new mom around!
Christina Sonja said... (4/19/08 6:18 PM) Reply
Looks straight out of a magazine!
Stacy Sews said... (4/19/08 4:07 PM) Reply
I think you'd have to go with a strapless bra with this one - the neckline is just rounded enough that the straps would show through.
MelissaB in WA said... (4/19/08 2:13 PM) Reply
Love it! Can you wear a bra with that top okay? Love all the bling too!
Gold said... (4/19/08 1:09 PM) Reply
Great job!!Love the embellishments you put on it!!
Stacy Sews said... (4/19/08 12:06 PM) Reply
Kath - I'll take an update photo once I'm not longer sporting the pregnancy belly (I'm now OVERDUE!). Although, I do have to admit, it doesn't look bad as a maternity top - just make sure you use a very stretchy material.
lilyofthevalley said... (4/19/08 12:01 PM) Reply
What a beautiful top, Stacy, and its shows up very nicely in your photo. Your rhinestones are placed absolutely perfectly and I'll be that took a bit of time, even on your dressform. The precision of your detail work is to be envied, as is the glamour of your stylish top. -Lily
Luckylibbet said... (4/19/08 10:43 AM) Reply
Very current style - gotta love the bling!
Beek said... (4/19/08 9:38 AM) Reply
I love the BLING! Nice composition of fabric and jewels. You'll be able to wear this with just about everything and will look great doing so!
ConnieBJ said... (4/19/08 8:42 AM) Reply
Very Cute Top Stacy! Great tip to add the rhinestones while the top is on the dressform. Are the rhinestones sewn or glued on? (okay I read on your blog that they are glued on!) Happy babymaking by the way- I was wondering how close you were.
Kath in ON said... (4/19/08 8:41 AM) Reply
Looks great! I'd love to see a picture of you wearing it.
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