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Reviewed by:Debra H

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Posted on:9/7/08 11:58 PM
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MissCelie said...
Great review Debra. I wanted to make this but wasn't sure about the sleeves or the scarf construction!
1/13/09 4:17 PM
cathy45 said...
Just stunning.
9/9/08 12:17 PM
LindsayT said...
I agree with everyone else--I like your version better. Very nice!
9/9/08 11:39 AM
squirrellypoo said...
It looks great! I like your version even better than the magazine's. I've found not having instructions really makes me a bit more creative and into the problem-solving area of my brain - and looking at all your alterations, it looks like you're great at problem solving!
9/9/08 7:40 AM
JamieLiz said...
This is a beautiful blouse! A perfect match of fabric to pattern. Thanks for the detailed review.
9/8/08 8:47 PM
Izzie said...
Wow! Great review of a fabulous blouse! I have this issue as well and I am printing your review for easy reference when I finally get to this pattern. THANKS!
9/8/08 7:45 PM
OP Gal said...
The blouse is beautiful--so feminine. What really makes it a winner is that beautiful fabric. The colors are gorgeous and the motif is so light and airy. Wonderful review, as usual.
9/8/08 7:18 PM
Nancy K said...
I have this issue, so your great review is very welcome. I really like your version with drapier fabric much better than the original. It reduces the bulkiness of the original and makes it much more flattering. It is a beautiful blouse. I have to say, that when I looked at the picture in the gallery, I knew that it was yours before I read your name. You have a distinctive mix of pattern and fabric that is pretty recognizable.
9/8/08 5:53 PM
maryl said...
Just . . . WOW!
9/8/08 11:30 AM
Liana said...
A beautiful, feminie blouse! You really have a winner here, and your improvements are great.
9/8/08 11:04 AM
PsychedOnSewing said...
This is such a gorgeous blouse. I love your design changes and the great detailed review.
9/8/08 9:21 AM
Flying Seamstress said...
What a fall beauty! Love that rayon challis ~ you'll so enjoy wearing this gorgeous blouse!
9/8/08 8:58 AM
merteuil said...
Lovely blouse! It looks so much nicer with long sleeves!
9/8/08 8:50 AM
cmarie12 said...
This is a beautiful blouse...the fabric choice makes it sing and the tie neckline makes it new and trendy! Glad you took the adventure and shared it with us!
9/8/08 8:42 AM
Kath in ON said...
9/8/08 8:27 AM
Lori V said...
Such a pretty blouse.
9/8/08 7:05 AM
hongkongshopper said...
Lovely. The bows on the sleeves are a perfect match too.
9/8/08 6:50 AM
Sigrid. said...
Wonderful result, I love the change to long sleeves you made. The fabric is perfect for this blouse.
9/8/08 3:57 AM
Michelle99 said...
Speaking as an American sewer living and sewing in the Netherlands for more than 10 years now, I can say you certaintly are an adventurer! Though I haven't done a review yet, like you, I'm a big fan of Marfy, and have various 'jaargangen' of knipmode on my shelf. It never occured to me that people outside NL might attempt one of those.!!
9/8/08 2:41 AM
Annette1 said...
BEAUTIFUL blouse, BEAUTIFUL fabric! I really like the changes that you've incorporated into your design. :o)
9/8/08 0:32 AM
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