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Reviewed by:peraspera

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Posted on:5/9/09 6:40 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 9 people   
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2DI4 said... (7/29/10 2:09 AM) Reply
It looks comfy and your embroidery is lovely. You must have a lot of patience!
Longarm said... (3/13/10 9:58 PM) Reply
Peraspera, I learned so much from your review of this pattern. Your comparison photos were jaw-dropping! I have this pattern and was just considering what fabric to choose...and, must add, have just made a "tent" blouse over the weekend that was a lot of work, and will end up in the Goodwill bag. (Slippery fabric does not necessarily mean drapey and soft when gathered!) Thanks for the tutorial and the inspiration.
elsew said... (2/22/10 2:12 PM) Reply
Although the review was very helpful most appreciate the tip about using Liquid Stitch to stabilize the completed embroidery. Thanks for the tip.
calminatrix said... (5/10/09 7:48 AM) Reply
your first time embroidering with ribbon? wow! good job! it's really beautiful! thanks for all the info. i want one!
Kbenco said... (5/10/09 0:09 AM) Reply
What a lovely present! Your embroidery is beautiful. I have never tried a bamboo woven, but am very tempted by your review.
peraspera said... (5/9/09 10:21 PM) Reply
peraspera said... (5/9/09 9:55 PM) Reply
peraspera said... (5/9/09 9:36 PM) Reply
Thanks for all the kind comments. My mom decided to open her mother's day present early and the nightie was a big hit. chacha45, I changed the comparison photo to a smaller one so it would download faster. I edited the link for the new photo which should now work OK. If it doesn't let me know and I will try to fix it.
sewtime said... (5/9/09 9:07 PM) Reply
So soft and pretty!! Love the embroidery.
Athene said... (5/9/09 9:04 PM) Reply
Very comfy looking. I tried clicking on your comparision photo, but it is no longer available.
chacha45 said... (5/9/09 8:49 PM) Reply
Thanks for the comparison photo. I had no idea that bamboo would be so different. It looks like a knit, it's so drapey. Nice nightie!
Judy Wentz said... (5/9/09 8:04 PM) Reply
Very pretty embroidery! jw
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