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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 07-2007-101 (Drawstring Neckline Blouse)

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Reviewed by:Heatherrique
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Posted on:5/20/09 6:46 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 18 people   
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Athene said... (5/22/09 10:54 PM) Reply
A great top - I too really like your use of the border print accents on the blouse.
Squeezylemon said... (5/22/09 5:53 PM) Reply
Another fabulous top from you Louella! You inspired me to get July 2007 BWOF out and have another look at it to see what would suit me, so thank you!
Elemenopeo said... (5/22/09 1:16 PM) Reply
Wonderful review. Great top.
Mahler said... (5/22/09 12:00 PM) Reply
This is such an interesting top. Woaw ! Very nice lines. I love it on you !
Grammy Gin said... (5/22/09 11:06 AM) Reply
Love this version! You look great in it!
Patzee said... (5/21/09 5:58 PM) Reply
Thanks for such a helpful review! I just love your top.
Barbara V said... (5/21/09 9:23 AM) Reply
I love your top and how you incorporated the border print. Very interesting about the similar patterns. I got both BWOF issues out and studied these patterns further. Both are quite nice. You look great in this one as well as your other versions!
Kellie R. said... (5/21/09 9:05 AM) Reply
Cute top! It's very fun and flirty. And you look better than the Burda model. They should dump her and hire YOU!
AnneMarie60 said... (5/21/09 9:02 AM) Reply
This is an excellent review to help sewists understand the structure of a garment created by various pattern pieces and designs. I love the print you chose and the way you cut the fabric. Another informative and enjoyable review. Love the Alge-Burda pose—you are so clever!
eugenia123 said... (5/21/09 4:51 AM) Reply
This top is on my to-do list, so it was really nice to read your very excellent review - I totally agree with you that July 2007 has some good stuff in it. I love this style and your version looks just fabulous, I love the fabric you have chosen and the way you have cut it. It looks so good on you.
Justiina said... (5/21/09 4:41 AM) Reply
Thanks for bringing this top to my attention! It looks great on you! In any case much more appealing than the magazine pictures!
busymomof3 said... (5/21/09 0:48 AM) Reply
I really like your top!! Looks great on you! Love the fabric you used.
skae said... (5/20/09 11:08 PM) Reply
that is one cute top. can't wait to see what the next one will look like when you sew it again
okie2thdoc said... (5/20/09 10:52 PM) Reply
Great top!
Elke said... (5/20/09 10:41 PM) Reply
Pretty top...great use of border fabric!
Annette1 said... (5/20/09 10:26 PM) Reply
Well, I'm having trouble deciding if I like the Alge-Burda picture or the seductive model picture the best. It's really neat to see your classroom, but even cooler is this wonderful top, complete with a border print! PERFECT!
Leslie in NZ said... (5/20/09 9:06 PM) Reply
Thank you for the pattern comparison. It is interesting to see the similarities and differences and to hear your preferrences and experiences with them.
Karen8320 said... (5/20/09 9:03 PM) Reply
Nice work, Louella! What a really interesting neckline this is - and you've made great use of the print. It looks good! From your photo, I wouldn't have thought anything about the back yoke but, of course, you know how things fit and suit you best. I think you look great in this top!
Jali said... (5/20/09 8:18 PM) Reply
What wonderful use of the border print! This does make the blouse stand out.
mhk3boys said... (5/20/09 8:14 PM) Reply
Your top looks great! I love your review and your blog! I share the same music opinion as you!
michellep74 said... (5/20/09 7:24 PM) Reply
Totally fun top! I love how you used the border print!
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