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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 05-2008-17 (Viscose Jersey Crossover Top)

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Posted on:9/11/08 12:47 PM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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RuthieSews said... (10/11/08 8:48 AM) Reply
Nice top! great to see it made up (have ordered the magazine for myself!)
Karla Kizer said... (9/28/08 3:08 PM) Reply
Ya know, I hadn't noticed the collar-on-band on this pattern. I really like that! I agree with Deb Fox: very high-end looking. And Deb, my husband thinks I'm a genius because I can figure out what to do with those Ottobre pattern sheets. I'm letting him believe it.
Tez said... (9/20/08 5:10 AM) Reply
Great top. I love the zig zag stitching too!
Sherril Miller said... (9/13/08 10:23 AM) Reply
I think it turned out great. Thanks for review this pattern. Of course, I have to make one now.
MelissaB in WA said... (9/12/08 11:56 PM) Reply
Cute top - I plan to make one too!
Tiner W said... (9/12/08 4:26 PM) Reply
That's such a good looking top! I like the stitching on the neckline.
Sew4Fun said... (9/11/08 8:52 PM) Reply
Nice top Mary. Nice to see you sewing again too! This was one of the patterns I had marked in this Ottobre issue so thanks for the review.
Bobolots said... (9/11/08 4:47 PM) Reply
I've been eyeing that pattern ever since my magazine came! Thanks for reviewing, it looks great!
nellc said... (9/11/08 3:36 PM) Reply
Great looking top, the collar with a stand is a nice detail.
Deb Fox said... (9/11/08 2:52 PM) Reply
Wow, that is really nice. I thought I might want to make this, but then passed. You did a beautiful job, and I just love how beautifully your collar and neckband turned out. The zigzag is great, it looks very high end. I guess I'll have to trace it off and play with it. I don't normally use Ottobre because the pattern sheets are a bit of a nightmare!
sewtime said... (9/11/08 2:21 PM) Reply
Real cute top! Love the collar!
tr1c14 said... (9/11/08 2:13 PM) Reply
That's funny, I've been wanting to take a bunch of the patterns I have and frankenpattern them into... essentially this. It looks great on you, and the detail shots show you put lots of patience and precision into it. The zigzag stitches around the neckline are unexpected and really pretty.
pterion said... (9/11/08 1:20 PM) Reply
Wonderful! Love the wrap with the collar.
CharityAK said... (9/11/08 1:08 PM) Reply
A nice variation on the wrap top. The collar makes it unique. You did a great job.
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