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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2009-108 (Knit Top with Bateau Neckline)

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Posted on:3/12/09 3:27 AM
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Marilyn N. said... (3/14/09 2:15 AM) Reply
Both your tops look great & fit you well. I really appreciate your thorough review!
Jane S said... (3/13/09 7:25 AM) Reply
What nice tops. The boat neck makes it very chic and the mesh double layers worked out beautifully.
Karen8320 said... (3/13/09 2:48 AM) Reply
Nice work here, Sue, and both tops look great on you. Cutting two fronts and backs in the mesh is a great idea. I have no doubt you will be making many more variations of this pattern.
kerrynw said... (3/13/09 2:31 AM) Reply
Great tops. Great review!
Heidi Ho said... (3/13/09 0:11 AM) Reply
Both of your tops are beautiful and that style really looks good on you. It is really cool the way the print from the lining shows through, I never would have thought to try that, it is a great effect.
sewhappygrams said... (3/12/09 10:33 PM) Reply
Great looking tops. I do like the quarter sleeves as well. Great job!!
Caitycat said... (3/12/09 10:09 PM) Reply
The mesh top looks great - and maybe if we could get access to real stretch interfacing then using it in the way Burda suggests would work - otherwise it's just too stiff!!
Christas said... (3/12/09 10:03 PM) Reply
Very cute..... nice fabric choice!
Heatherrique said... (3/12/09 9:29 PM) Reply
This is such a sensational top on you, Sue! I foresee that this will be a favorite pattern of 2009!
Sew4Fun said... (3/12/09 6:40 PM) Reply
Pretty tops, especially the mesh version.
FurGal said... (3/12/09 3:15 PM) Reply
What a smart idea of sewing 2 fronts and 2 backs, automatic neckline finish! Love your tops.
nellc said... (3/12/09 2:30 PM) Reply
Lovely tops, this is such a flattering neckline.
j222b said... (3/12/09 1:54 PM) Reply
I love boat necks, too. I like the way you lined front and back version 2 and the sleeves are left unlined-this looks nice and is interesting to view.
AnneMarie60 said... (3/12/09 10:37 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! Wonderful idea about doubling the mesh knit front and back pieces!
sewtime said... (3/12/09 10:34 AM) Reply
Love your top!!!
Byrdie said... (3/12/09 10:13 AM) Reply
Great looking top! You can make this one in a different colors and prints.
marec said... (3/12/09 9:19 AM) Reply
Very nice neckline on these tops-it suits you perfectly. I am going to "steal" your idea on eliminating facings in this style.
wendlesue said... (3/12/09 8:11 AM) Reply
Nice looking tops. I like your idea to eliminate the facing. I don't like them either, especially on knits. I just love that mesh fabric.
morzel said... (3/12/09 5:16 AM) Reply
Thanks for the info on the neckline interfacing. You got two great tops!
SewPie said... (3/12/09 5:12 AM) Reply
Great idea to sew the fronts and backs together. I have been thinking about doing this as I often find facings show through and just don't look that great. I'll try your way next time!
 
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