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Reviewed by:Karyn E

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Posted on:5/10/09 10:50 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Karyn E said... (5/12/09 8:29 AM) Reply
Carolhope, Thank you very much. I will try that on my next top.
Karyn E said... (5/12/09 7:18 AM) Reply
Carolhope, Thank you very much. I will try that on my next top.
carolhope said... (5/11/09 11:26 PM) Reply
Karyn, I have solved the "stitching over the gather" s problem on this pattern by stitching in the ditch, instead of stitching over the gathers. I pull the band gently with my right hand, and the bodice piece with my left hand while guiding the sewing between the neck band and the garment all around the neck band. The stitches don't show and the neck band is caught and is stable. Love your name, my daughter is Caryn.
Heatherrique said... (5/11/09 3:58 PM) Reply
Karen, that's a very attractive looking top on you! You achieved a superb fit and you look sensational in those colors! I cannot wait to see your wrap front style version!
Em's Summer said... (5/11/09 1:38 PM) Reply
Cute top!
sewtime said... (5/11/09 1:02 PM) Reply
Very cute top!
Annette1 said... (5/11/09 11:52 AM) Reply
Your top has turned out beautifully! That adjustment you made to the neck must ahve done the trick, because it certainly is flattering. Good idea on zigzagging the neckline, too. I'm sure I wouldn't have thought of that. :o)
moonchild61 said... (5/11/09 6:59 AM) Reply
Very cute top. It looks good on you.
Dianna Cardwell said... (5/11/09 5:26 AM) Reply
Your top came out great. I have this pattern & plan to sew it up soon. Thanks for the heads-up on the back neckline. Maybe I will tape a 1/2" dart" at the neck, & just "smoosh" it out when I cut.
brissie71 said... (5/11/09 1:56 AM) Reply
It looks really cute. I love the fabric. I'm not the one to solve your fitting technique issues, because I would have done what you did.
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