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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 01-2008-108 (Blouse with Front Yoke)

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Posted on:8/27/08 11:24 AM
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Deepika said... (8/29/08 1:09 PM) Reply
Ohh love your blouse. Love the buttons, the collar, the bias yoke.. everything! I traced this pattern already but havent made it yet. I really really need to get to it. It's such a great pattern. Thanks for such an informative review.
celeste said... (8/29/08 12:24 PM) Reply
what a fun review! love the photos and great job on the blouse.
lilyofthevalley said... (8/28/08 12:44 PM) Reply
Wonderful and unique blouse. Yes, your collar is pristine and adds a great deal to the crispness of your blouse. Love the bias treatment on the bib; very upscale. It's the oversize, darker buttons that take it to the next level for me. And Cidell has captured you and your creation beautifully; your Project Photo is magazine worthy. Lovely, Lily
Mufffet said... (8/28/08 10:58 AM) Reply
BEAUTIFUL job as usual. Love the bias yoke. Nice work.
Kellie R. said... (8/28/08 8:53 AM) Reply
So cute! It's just perfect!
shesflipped said... (8/28/08 5:45 AM) Reply
Fantastic looking blouse!
MarijaSLO said... (8/28/08 4:09 AM) Reply
What a stylish shirt!
Annette1 said... (8/28/08 0:57 AM) Reply
Great photos on Cidell's part, and such a pretty subject to work with. :o) This blouse has turned out perfectly, and it has a very flattering fit. Isn't that funny that oftentimes the fabric you think you're going to like the least, you end up liking the best (and vice versa)?
Lori V said... (8/27/08 9:20 PM) Reply
Cute blouse, it is one of my favorites.
Terri Smith said... (8/27/08 9:19 PM) Reply
Very nice blouse, and I love the props!
Heatherrique said... (8/27/08 7:57 PM) Reply
Delightfully chic top on you! Superb work and flattering fit!
Gelbean said... (8/27/08 7:36 PM) Reply
Great blouse! I love the fabric cut on the bias for the yoke.
Sew4Fun said... (8/27/08 7:29 PM) Reply
I loved this blouse from the moment I saw it. It's flattering and very 'you'. You should sew another one at some point.
Mary Stiefer said... (8/27/08 5:53 PM) Reply
You always seem to pick the right choice of patterns and fabrics. Another top that looks fabulous on you. Well done.
Dei said... (8/27/08 5:48 PM) Reply
How adorable. You've got the whole vibe going!
Squeezylemon said... (8/27/08 5:34 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse on you, of course it helps to have your petite figure, not sure if it would look so good on me! But yet another inspirational sewing project from you Nicegirl!
Seaspur said... (8/27/08 4:29 PM) Reply
Awesome blouse!
AnneMarie60 said... (8/27/08 4:02 PM) Reply
So cute! You did a fantastic job on this blouse. I say it's time to change your skill level to "advanced."
Twinset said... (8/27/08 3:50 PM) Reply
What a cute blouse! You look adorable in it!
pterion said... (8/27/08 2:41 PM) Reply
Adorable blouse and I like your fashion photos!
AnneM said... (8/27/08 2:28 PM) Reply
It's all about knowing what to do with the fabric! I didn't realize that BWOF went down to a size 34. This is a great style, and I agree it can be fun & flirty while still being professional. Makes me think I should get this issue.
wreninrome said... (8/27/08 2:20 PM) Reply
that is such a wonderful look terrific in it
Elke said... (8/27/08 2:06 PM) Reply
Very pretty, love the subtle plaid and bias yoke
madhatter said... (8/27/08 1:25 PM) Reply
SO cute! ^-^ this shirt is on my list like forever. after your version turned out so lovely I think I should finally give it a go.
dbsewer said... (8/27/08 1:22 PM) Reply
What an adorable blouse. And I agree, the buttons are wonderful. Another great job.
Karen6790 said... (8/27/08 1:13 PM) Reply
I've been planning to make this since the January issue came out. Why haven't I done it yet - it's adorable! Love the bias yoke and yes, that's definitely a great collar.
Michelle L said... (8/27/08 12:42 PM) Reply
The yoke on the bias is a great touch, what a great shirt.
MissCelie said... (8/27/08 12:37 PM) Reply
I do in fact love this blouse with this fabric and am a wee bit sorry I donated it to the cause. But, you look terrific and have inspired me to make it up in another fabric.
DorothyK said... (8/27/08 12:28 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! It took a good eye to realize how terrific the fabric would look with that pattern. I like what you did with the yoke.
michellep74 said... (8/27/08 12:25 PM) Reply
Very cute! I love how you placed the plaid bib on the bias!
jent said... (8/27/08 12:20 PM) Reply
Very pretty blouse - it fits you beautifully. And your photos are great! Makes me want to go on a picnic!
stitcheroo said... (8/27/08 12:05 PM) Reply
Gorgeous blouse and great fit. I especially like the contrast of the buttons against the lighter fabric. Very cool.
Re Becca said... (8/27/08 11:46 AM) Reply
What a neat idea with the plaid. Nice, feminine looking shirt.
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