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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5138 (SHIRTS IN TWO LENGTHS)

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Posted on:4/22/09 4:42 AM
Last Updated:5/10/09 1:24 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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mssewcrazy said... (5/12/09 7:24 AM) Reply
Your blouses are fabulous -I think this pattern should be a staple for you.
Caitycat said... (5/10/09 9:10 PM) Reply
I think I love the second version even more!
Christas said... (5/10/09 6:34 PM) Reply
Cute blouse!
persevering said... (5/10/09 2:01 PM) Reply
What a success! Your cuffs look like the perfect length and your blouse is well-fitted and flattering. (Thanks for your earlier response to my question.:-)
eugenia123 said... (5/10/09 10:42 AM) Reply
I just love a classic blouse and this one looks really great on you.
carolynw said... (5/10/09 9:14 AM) Reply
Very nice blouses!!
kerrynw said... (5/10/09 8:39 AM) Reply
Love your blouse Sue. It looks very smart and is a great fit.
Secretsugar said... (4/25/09 9:20 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse--in fact, the whole outfit looks very classic and nice. I thought this was linen when I first looked at it.
Mary Nanna said... (4/22/09 10:21 PM) Reply
Looks very nice. I really like the way you have styled your whole outfit with the jewellery and shoes and pants all going together so beautifully.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (4/22/09 5:36 PM) Reply
Perservering - I haven't adjusted the sleeve bottoms , it is exactly as cut from the pattern. Thanks everyone for the kind comments!
renren said... (4/22/09 3:50 PM) Reply
I also have this pattern, and considered it a basic blouse, although a bit ho-hum. Your garment makes me see it in a different light, and I think it is wonderful. Hoping to make it by summer!
Vintage Joan said... (4/22/09 1:51 PM) Reply
What a great blouse! :) Hey, I have this pattern. I'll have to have another look at it, specifically the view you made -- it has a bit of a tunic look to it, which wasn't obvious just from the drawing. Thanks!
MagpieJen said... (4/22/09 12:25 PM) Reply
What a splendid blouse - you will get lots of wear out this for sure!
persevering said... (4/22/09 10:43 AM) Reply
Looks like you've got a winner. To my eyes, though it is indeed classic, it is also contemporary and youthful looking. (Perhaps in another person, much larger in size, this would not have the same look). I think the widths in the sleeve bottoms and the pants legs coordinate quite well, to make this work as a total attractive outfit. Question - Did you widen the bottom of the sleeve?
Kellie R. said... (4/22/09 8:30 AM) Reply
Lovely blouse - the fit looks wonderful. You look great!
Sew4Fun said... (4/22/09 7:55 AM) Reply
Very nice blouse and it's very flattering on you. It's always good to have a basic shirt pattern that fits well.
Lori V said... (4/22/09 7:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty blouse.
Caitycat said... (4/22/09 6:08 AM) Reply
Very flattering fit and another useful wardrobe piece - yay!
yorkshire lass said... (4/22/09 5:24 AM) Reply
Lovely blouse on you. Glad it fitted so well without alteration... that is always a bonus.
Natasha B said... (4/22/09 4:48 AM) Reply
Great basic blouse, Sue. I especially like the sleeve design on you.
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