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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 01-2009-110 (mock wrap over top)

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Posted on:1/17/09 5:58 PM
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JustTrina said... (1/25/09 7:42 AM) Reply
that fabric is soooooo HOT! i love it! all it needed was a basic design, GREAT CHOICE! 5 stars!
tweedcurtain said... (1/20/09 1:11 AM) Reply
Great top. Thanks for the tips. Enjoy the compliments!
Heatherrique said... (1/18/09 6:22 PM) Reply
Eyecatchingly gorgeous and very nicely constructed!
Christas said... (1/18/09 4:57 PM) Reply
This is such a cute top..... great fabric, too!
Sweetiebop said... (1/18/09 3:51 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review. It's a stunning top.
Nancy K said... (1/18/09 2:34 PM) Reply
Love this top. It is on my to sew list.
ladylola said... (1/18/09 9:36 AM) Reply
Nice top. I have to try this one.
Stephenie said... (1/18/09 9:15 AM) Reply
The fabric was perfect for this top. Very nice!
RuthieSews said... (1/18/09 6:44 AM) Reply
I've been looking at this one too. I wonder if a plain knit would really showcase the interesting seaming more than a print?
Seaspur said... (1/18/09 0:10 AM) Reply
I would like to be able to say that the top sizing runs small and that is why I cut out a 40, but the truth is I've gained some wight and figured I'd better be safe than sorry :-). The neck edge is finished by simply folding over the allowance (3/4") and either coverstitching or sewing with a twin needle. Just follow the directions for sewing on the back binding etc. and it all works.
SueV said... (1/18/09 0:05 AM) Reply
cute! I like it in a print!
Diana M said... (1/17/09 10:36 PM) Reply
This review reflects the pain of experience -- I've experienced that with wrap tops, too. Great looking top, nice review. Thanks
Heidi Ho said... (1/17/09 10:26 PM) Reply
Cute top!! I want to make it but I'm afraid it might be too low cut. I haven't seen a picture of it on a human yet. I love the print you picked it is perfect for this style. I am curious also why you made the 40 instead ot 38..does this one run small. Also, I would be interested to know how you finished the neck edge..I have a hard time understanding the instructions for the neckline.
Kristine Kay said... (1/17/09 9:32 PM) Reply
I was considering this top, glad to see it's a winner!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (1/17/09 8:08 PM) Reply
Lovely top - I look forward to getting this issue.
Sew4Fun said... (1/17/09 6:33 PM) Reply
Nice top! What was your reason for going up a size?
squirrellypoo said... (1/17/09 6:25 PM) Reply
Ooh yours looks great! Would you believe I'm halfway through sewing my version of this and I also sewed the front pieces on wrong at the shoulder seams?? :D
sewtime said... (1/17/09 6:07 PM) Reply
Real cute, love the material!!
 
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