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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2009-3 (Vine Jersey Blouse)

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Posted on:6/5/09 7:14 AM
Last Updated:6/5/09 7:24 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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lara900 said... (11/28/09 3:39 PM) Reply
thank you for the detailed review! -- I was thinking about making this top, and your review has made me change my mind: it definitely does look great on a busty girl, so not such a good idea for my AA cup.
cindyann said... (6/6/09 11:30 AM) Reply
Belinda, that is terrific! Thanks for the wonderful review.
barbcl said... (6/6/09 11:13 AM) Reply
Wow, what a fab look. I like the fact that you combined a solid with a bold pattern.
mClones said... (6/6/09 6:48 AM) Reply
When I 1st saw the fabric on your dress form, I thought "what a wacky fabric". But it looks so great on you! Your redesign and the great fit are admirable. Love it.
Braemar said... (6/6/09 5:00 AM) Reply
Very stylish! Looks really good on you!
Caroleleah said... (6/6/09 1:21 AM) Reply
Sew4Fun, I love your top!! Thank you for the very detailed and well-thought-out info on the neck/shoulder drafting error. After studying your excellent photos, is it possible that this error could also be fixed in future by putting in one pleat on each side at the back neck, to sort of mirror the pleats in the front? It appears the discrepancy in the neckline/shoulder area would be about one pleat's worth of "volume". Just a suggestion, in the event that your current adjustment doesn't fix the drafting error. I love to read about these wonderful "saves" on what could have been a major problem!! Lovely top!
Grammy Gin said... (6/5/09 11:49 PM) Reply
Grammy Gin said... (6/5/09 11:49 PM) Reply
Looks great on you! Very nice to give the heads up on the pattern mistake!
CrescentaLuna said... (6/5/09 11:49 PM) Reply
SO useful. Thanks for the detail. I am planning this and agree, the braid and pintucks are distracting. The info. about the front part is great and I really like the look of the bound neckline. Thanks again!
theluxuriousvagabond said... (6/5/09 4:13 PM) Reply
Beautiful fabric, very art nouveau
Yvonski said... (6/5/09 4:01 PM) Reply
Very informative review. Thanks. Love the material you used.
Christas said... (6/5/09 12:34 PM) Reply
Very cute top. I love your fabric choice!
LynnG said... (6/5/09 10:07 AM) Reply
Very interesting fabric. Looks wonderful on you. Love the solid sleeve.
Vonnevo said... (6/5/09 9:30 AM) Reply
Fabulous !!
carolynw said... (6/5/09 9:07 AM) Reply
Nery pretty and a veryhelpful review
Natasha B said... (6/5/09 9:05 AM) Reply
Lovely top - great fabric too.
Gelbean said... (6/5/09 8:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful top. Great fit and fabric.
Michelle L said... (6/5/09 8:43 AM) Reply
Great top! What a fantastic fabric, and I love the pleating detail at the neckline.
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