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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 7886 (50's Darted Shirts)

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Reviewed by:Heatherrique
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Posted on:6/11/08 8:44 AM
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Heatherrique said... (6/14/08 6:57 PM) Reply
Thanks for the sweet comments and encouragement. I'm hoping to wear this very soon. I cannot wait to show this to my mom when we visit her and watch her eyes pop out!
blue mooney said... (6/14/08 10:59 AM) Reply
so cute!
ryan's mom said... (6/13/08 10:40 PM) Reply
This is a great garment! Like a jacket, no maybe a top--very versatile! Love that style on you too!
2BSewing said... (6/12/08 9:50 AM) Reply
I absolutely love this shirt jacket! You did a wonderful job with matching the fabric in the front. Looks lovely on you.
Karen8320 said... (6/12/08 9:24 AM) Reply
Fantastic! I am so impressed by the way that you've matched up the design in the front. Great work! This shirt looks really, really good on you and I love what you've done with the sleeves. I'm sure that you're feeling pretty happy with the way it's turned out.
donna mel said... (6/12/08 6:59 AM) Reply
this looks great on you!
Helen near Sydney said... (6/12/08 5:42 AM) Reply
Gorgeous shirt and (another) excellent review.
AnneMarie60 said... (6/11/08 10:54 PM) Reply
I love this shirt jacket! The fabric perfectly suits the style. Excellent job! Your lantern-sleeve modification looks great!
Mahler said... (6/11/08 10:03 PM) Reply
Very pretty ! I think that between the 2 clover projects, this is my favorite one.
angie.a said... (6/11/08 5:21 PM) Reply
Love this!
CA Eisenhour said... (6/11/08 3:25 PM) Reply
You Speed Sewer, You!! Another great top; love what you did to the sleeves; very creative. As always, excellent review, Louella! I think my coat/hat came in 5th, that pleased me! ~Connie
ITAdmin said... (6/11/08 1:44 PM) Reply
You really did a good job with this. Great matching!
Birgitte said... (6/11/08 1:44 PM) Reply
Super stylish, well-fitted blouse jacket. Excellent pattern match-up, perfect, buttons, and the lantern sleeves look beautiful and also very flattering. Time to pat yourself on the back :-)
Leora said... (6/11/08 12:31 PM) Reply
Really nice looking shirt-jacket on you!!
Annette1 said... (6/11/08 11:56 AM) Reply
Well, you've done it again. I can't imagine how this shirt-jacket could be improved upon. I LOVE those lantern sleeves, and they're rigiht in style now, too. I may try that on something, as well. I would have never thought of it without your review! This top is very flattering in that the armholes are cut high enough that the body of the shirt really shows off your slim torso!
CurlyCrafter said... (6/11/08 11:56 AM) Reply
You did a great job and I love the fabric!
kim*brown said... (6/11/08 11:48 AM) Reply
michellep74 said... (6/11/08 10:43 AM) Reply
Love your shirt! Great job with the fit and the fabric!
mastdenman said... (6/11/08 10:27 AM) Reply
Great looking shirt jacket. It will make a nice summer garment.
mastdenman said... (6/11/08 10:26 AM) Reply
Great looking shirt jacket. It will make a nice summer garment.
Lisa Merry said... (6/11/08 10:12 AM) Reply
Wow this fabric and style look great on you! Nice job on the sleeves!!
Em's Summer said... (6/11/08 10:04 AM) Reply
I love the lantern sleeves that you drafted and I love the fabric! What a great top!
Beek said... (6/11/08 9:48 AM) Reply
Cute top/jacket. I love the fabric. You look great in this!
Frogstitcher said... (6/11/08 9:11 AM) Reply
Nice fit, center fronts matching perfectly, well done, great shirt!
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