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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2009-120A (Tunic)

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Posted on:3/3/09 3:51 PM
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Sic said... (3/5/09 2:26 PM) Reply
Very cute top...I have the same contrast fabric which I purchased from SR Harris - I really liked your use of it!
Mahler said... (3/4/09 10:03 PM) Reply
I love you tunic. The details at the cuffs are so nice. Great work !
mylittleelephant said... (3/4/09 2:33 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for mentioning the instruction of the placket, I will go back to the previous issue as you say when I try this pattern. CUTE cute top!
amy in mpls said... (3/4/09 10:30 AM) Reply
Sewcrazy53, Thanks for your comment. It is not difficult at all to add allowances to BWOF. You do have to trace each pattern (from a master sheet with many overlapping patterns each indicated with a different color) to add allowance you could cut with a rotary cutter with an arm. I just measure five eights around and connect the dots. The one thing worth mentioning is that there are no pictures in BWOF instructions. I think that gives you a free 1st issue when you subscribe. Give em a try, i have really grown fond of BWOF!
donna mel said... (3/4/09 7:52 AM) Reply
love the cuff with contrasting fabric...thanks for the picture!
figtree said... (3/4/09 3:57 AM) Reply
very cute, thanks for the tip about the placket!
Lori V said... (3/3/09 11:21 PM) Reply
Cute tunic.
sewcrazy53 said... (3/3/09 9:09 PM) Reply
Cute cuffs. Congrats!! Was it difficult adding the seam allowances? I have NEVER worked with BWOF patterns. Someone let me know.
darse said... (3/3/09 8:16 PM) Reply
Cute top! The contrasting cuff is a really nice touch.
imsewcrazy said... (3/3/09 7:14 PM) Reply
Very cute tunic. I especially love the contrast fabric in the cuff.
pterion said... (3/3/09 6:14 PM) Reply
Very cute tunic. This one caught my eye too, but I've never done a placket either and don't have the previous issue!
sewtime said... (3/3/09 4:21 PM) Reply
Cute tunic, love your fabric choice!
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