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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2646 (Misses' Top & Tie Belt)

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Posted on:4/13/09 10:57 PM


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Maia B said... (2/15/13 10:18 PM) Reply
Excellent top! I think the ribbon looks sharp. Clever sewing :)
Dawnsews said... (4/14/09 7:28 PM) Reply
Very cute summer top!
craftygamma said... (4/14/09 4:32 PM) Reply
Great explanation Caroleleah! I always remind everyone who frets over the tiny details that only another sewist would know the difference. That top is really cute, but I see what you mean about the fullness in the sides.
busymomof3 said... (4/14/09 1:31 PM) Reply
The top looks very cute on you!
MagpieJen said... (4/14/09 11:23 AM) Reply
I see what you mean about the ribbons - I'm glad Caroleleah is here to explain why they turned out like that! I wanted to say, though, that the top looks super-cute despite it, and you can pretend you did those ribbons like that on purpose, as a design feature :-). I think the little notches of ribbon that extend give a certain edge to a sweet blouse!
Caroleleah said... (4/14/09 2:10 AM) Reply
Erin, your top is just delightful! Your combination of the grassy green ribbon with the summery print is wonderful! The only suggestion I can think of about your question on making the corners of the trim match up better would be to apply the trim AFTER the sleeves are joined to the rest of the top. It looks as if the directions had you apply the trim to the sleeves and the front edges of the top separately, THEN join the sleeves to the garment. There's no way the trim will match that way. That's because the trim at the sleeve edge is turned under at about a 45 degree angle to the trim going straight across the top of the bodice, so the length of that edge of the trim is longer where you have to fold it under. (I hope that made sense! lol!) When If you apply the trim as the last step, then you can miter the corners to match up. You shouldn't worry about that little detail, though - You've done a fantastic job! Carole
 
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