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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2007-109 (Blouse)

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Posted on:6/28/08 1:45 PM
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Seamingly Simple said... (7/4/08 10:48 AM) Reply
Your plaid version looks nicer than BWOF's print. I really like how the front darts put the plaid on the bias on the sides. This is an interesting design element. Your sleeve bands really harmonize with the front bands, too.
Mary Stiefer said... (6/30/08 9:07 AM) Reply
What a wonderful creation. I love the steps set up the way you did. And I also agree with the sleeves. The end result is something you can call your own. A job well done.
Amanda S. said... (6/29/08 10:50 PM) Reply
Nice job! I'm currently in love with the puff sleeve.
Winifred said... (6/29/08 5:19 PM) Reply
This blouse is really lovely and so pretty.
cindyann said... (6/29/08 10:28 AM) Reply
Eve, it turned out just perfect! Great work on the snaps and plaid. Thanks for the pic of the collar as I've never seen one like that before. Excellent review.
Sew4Fun said... (6/28/08 11:24 PM) Reply
Lovely summer blouse! An excellent pattern choice for your plaid fabric too.
Re Becca said... (6/28/08 9:02 PM) Reply
You did a great job with the fit. I also like the way you used bias with the plaid.
Heatherrique said... (6/28/08 6:59 PM) Reply
Wow, Eve! It's hard to believe that this is your first fitted blouse because it looks so professionally constructed! You look so fabulous in it! ;-}
sewbehind said... (6/28/08 5:57 PM) Reply
I like this on you. It is not too frou frou!
cabinbaby said... (6/28/08 5:20 PM) Reply
Cute blouse! I love those double buttons up the front. Buttons are so fun!
MagpieJen said... (6/28/08 4:03 PM) Reply
I really love this blouse! I think it's feminine, but not too cutesie - I do think the band instead of elastic ruffles and the plaid fabric make it more grown-up than the model's. Lovely job!
Em's Summer said... (6/28/08 3:33 PM) Reply
This is soo cute on you and is just perfect for Summer!
scrappycat said... (6/28/08 3:24 PM) Reply
Really pretty blouse. I love the sleeves. I don't even attempt BWOF.
suzanrossi said... (6/28/08 3:00 PM) Reply
It looks great. Plaid AND Burda - impressive!
Elke said... (6/28/08 2:25 PM) Reply
very summery and cute!
Meggie LuLu said... (6/28/08 2:07 PM) Reply
What a CUTE shirt!!! I just LOVE it!!! You did an excellent job!!!
Nancywin said... (6/28/08 2:04 PM) Reply
Very cute. I love the colors you chose. This looks perfectly Burda - very stylish and cute at the same time. Nice job
Geordie Girl said... (6/28/08 1:56 PM) Reply
Lovely summery blouse. I too have had problems with those 1/2 stand collars but they do get easier and they sit superbly even after a few washes. The effort was well worth it, the finished blouse is gorgeous.
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