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HotPatterns: 1021 (Riviera Annisette dress & top) thumbsup - Type:Tops    printable version
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Reviewed by:Twinset
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Posted on:1/29/09 9:46 PM
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Lori V said...
Cute shirt, thanks for the information on the changes and great fit, too.
1/29/09 10:14 PM
Karen8320 said...
All of your modifications here, Jazzy, have made this into a great looking top. I particularly like your use of the coverstitch machine to add interest. You're looking good!
1/29/09 10:18 PM
Kay Y said...
As usual, you have pulled off a perfect-looking stylish garment that has exactly the look HotPatterns was clearly aiming for. However, given the modifications you had to make, they missed the target with this pattern. It's too bad for people who lack your confidence and skill at refining the design.
1/29/09 10:28 PM
Dei said...
This is so cute! I have this pattern and have yet to open it, now I will!
1/29/09 11:09 PM
sewtime said...
Very cute!!! Love the style!
1/29/09 11:47 PM
cabinbaby said...
That is SO CUTE on you.
1/29/09 11:58 PM
Amanda S. said...
This top is SO CUTE! I love it with that big chunky necklace. Great job.
1/30/09 0:08 AM
Dmd4106 said...
Cute top! Thanks for such a detailed review.
1/30/09 0:26 AM
Christina Sonja said...
Well here's another piece from littlejazzbird that I love! Good tips about the line drawing vs. the actual garment.
1/30/09 0:40 AM
Larkin said...
Cute, cute, cute! Great review!
1/30/09 2:06 AM
Marilyn N. said...
Your top looks great & I appreciate all of the information in your review!
1/30/09 2:34 AM
morzel said...
Your top is beautiful! The alterations really worked out great.
1/30/09 3:11 AM
McFeather said...
Your shirt looks better than the Hotpatterns drawing. Super cute!
1/30/09 4:26 AM
KateS said...
That the thing about illustrations (as compared to photographs) - they leave a LOT of room for "artistic interpretation", not good for technical information! Still your version looks fantastic, great work (and save!) on what sounds like a difficult pattern.
1/30/09 7:06 AM
kellymailinglist said...
Fabulous, thorough review! Thanks so much!
1/30/09 8:14 AM
gatorgirl4325 said...
Your top is very stylish!
1/30/09 10:59 AM
Nancy K said...
I have this pattern, so I am happy to see your very lovely version. It looks great on you!
1/30/09 11:09 AM
crisford said...
Very cute top. Thanks for your review and very useful tips for sewing this! I can see the differences in the pattern drawing and the photo. I had the same experience with another Hotpattern. I enjoy reading about all your projects and insights! Your photos are great too.
1/30/09 12:50 PM
CynthiaSue said...
excellent review. They are a wicked company with their falsely advertised drawings and their notches that always don't match. I'm sure everyone will be so grateful to you for trying them out and making the modifications for everyone so we can make them! Grey is my favorite color for tees!
1/30/09 2:49 PM
Catbird said...
I like the classy casualness of these tops you make and your design changes are always right on the money. Very flattering. Another great job! And I'm in love with that necklace!
1/30/09 8:12 PM
Luckylibbet said...
Excellent review, shows all the things we need to look out for! Plus it looks super cute on you!
1/31/09 0:33 AM
Karla Kizer said...
Well, darnitall...I wish I'd seen your final product before I placed that HP order this morning. This shirt looks great. Nice work!
1/31/09 12:55 PM
Mahler said...
J'espère que les retardataires ont le droit de commenter aussi ;-)) This top is great, great, great, your modification gave an excellent result. The necklace adds a touch of style that finishes the look wonderfully. Great project again !
2/1/09 10:58 AM
Mufffet said...
Very very chic. Nice fabric, color and fit.
2/1/09 4:47 PM
Jea1978 said...
Thanks for all the tips. This top looks fabulous on you and I love the coverstitching detail!
4/20/10 10:00 AM
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