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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4487 (Misses Shirt)

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Reviewed by:Nancy Anne
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Posted on:9/19/08 8:51 AM
Last Updated:9/19/08 8:36 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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leanmeansewingmachine said... (9/20/08 8:19 PM) Reply
Great job on the blouse, it looks fantastic!
Christas said... (9/20/08 2:33 PM) Reply
This BEAUTIFUL... definitely NOT a wadder. You should wear it proudly! It is sooo in style right now!
carolynw said... (9/20/08 9:50 AM) Reply
Very pretty - you look very nice in it - don't think it's old-lady-ish
mssewcrazy said... (9/19/08 9:43 PM) Reply
I just realized that you say you are using a larger size range in this pattern. You look really really slim in that shirt- you definitely need to keep it. You may start a run on this pattern. I have it from a recent pattern sale. It is moving higher on the list after seeing this shirt.
mssewcrazy said... (9/19/08 9:32 PM) Reply
I think it looks great on you. Blouses are so in and especially more fitted ones. I say wear it.
katlew03 said... (9/19/08 6:12 PM) Reply
You might try letting out the darts a tiny bit where you think the blouse is too tight. I think it looks fine; but if you feel uncomfortable about it, this tiny adjustment might work.
michellep74 said... (9/19/08 6:00 PM) Reply
If it's any help, my first thought upon seeing your pic was "What a pretty shirt!" I definitely didn't notice the fitting issues. In fact, in this fabric, I had to hunt for the fitting issues that you described in order to see them at all. The "sexy secretary" style of this blouse is very "in" right now--give yourself a few days to get used to it, if you're not sure about it at the moment!
Karendee said... (9/19/08 1:36 PM) Reply
Lovely shirt.
Heatherrique said... (9/19/08 1:14 PM) Reply
Sizzling and chic top! Very nice work! I recently saw similar tops selling in V. Secret's clothing catalog and in expensive dept stores!
sewtime said... (9/19/08 10:49 AM) Reply
Beautiful fabric your blouse is gorgeous. And the tie is very pretty. You will see a lot of ruffles and ties on tops this season. It would even be cute with a pair of jeans.
mastdenman said... (9/19/08 10:15 AM) Reply
I really like the shirt and I'm seeing lots of these around. I think you should let it hang for a week or two and see how you feel about it then.
Mary Stiefer said... (9/19/08 9:42 AM) Reply
Pretty fabric. If it's a bit too tight how about using a cami underneath and not buttoning or button the bottom buttons. The only problem then would be the tie.
 
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