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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2007-117 (Pleat Sleeve Blouse)

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Posted on:4/17/09 11:57 AM
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Sic said... (4/18/09 9:14 AM) Reply
Cool looking blouse!
FreyaStark said... (4/17/09 6:54 PM) Reply
There's no need to be apprehensive about sleeve vents. They're easier than a full placket. Looks like you've mastered the technique.
Natasha B said... (4/17/09 6:38 PM) Reply
Fabulous! I always thought it was a bit too quirky, but you look very professional and stylish. Great job on the details and the buttons look fine. Very impressive.
RobinMCPA said... (4/17/09 4:16 PM) Reply
This turned out great, although this pattern sounds like it was a lot of work!!!
MissCelie said... (4/17/09 3:46 PM) Reply
omg. I have to try this again!!! I LOVE it. LOVE.
crazycurlgirl said... (4/17/09 3:10 PM) Reply
Do you sleep?! Everytime I get on this site you have made something fabulous.
MagpieJen said... (4/17/09 2:56 PM) Reply
Awesome blouse and really helpful review - thank you so much!
Mufffet said... (4/17/09 2:12 PM) Reply
Very nice fabric for a professional look. nicely fitted. Sleeve work excellent!
petro said... (4/17/09 1:45 PM) Reply
Thanks for the helpful hints in this review, if I get around to making this up the info on pleats and change of cf fastening will save time. Nice choice of fabric, makes an interesting shirt/blouse.
michellep74 said... (4/17/09 12:49 PM) Reply
Great looking blouse! Those sleeves are such a fun detail.
EleanorSews said... (4/17/09 12:35 PM) Reply
The pleated sleeves are such an interesting design detail. Takes a standard blouse and moves up a few notches. Nice work and helpful thorough review.
cabinbaby said... (4/17/09 12:06 PM) Reply
1. You need a snap press like mine. I love it and it sets perfect snaps. 2. I still can't do sleeve vents. I should probably get over my fear and just figure it out. *sigh* 3. Cute top and I love the sleeves.
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