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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 6656 ©1974 (Hooded pullover top)

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Reviewed by:feldmanTcat

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Posted on:6/5/09 9:38 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Hilary said... (1/16/10 1:54 PM) Reply
I love it-very cute!! The fabric is perfect for it :o)
Em's Summer said... (6/6/09 10:49 PM) Reply
Cute hoodie!
barbcl said... (6/6/09 11:11 AM) Reply
So darling, and I agree, bring it back!
fryman said... (6/6/09 10:17 AM) Reply
cute, cute, cute!
donna mel said... (6/6/09 6:05 AM) Reply
they should bring this one back. its so cute. perfect choice of fabric!
Christas said... (6/5/09 10:52 PM) Reply
So cute! This looks great on you!
HeyJane said... (6/5/09 9:39 PM) Reply
I love it!! Beautiful hemline, and you picked the perfect fabric. I really dislike tight necklines, so this is great info.
Kayseri said... (6/5/09 7:18 PM) Reply
I love the body shape of this top, much more flattering than RTW hoodies. You've done a great job. I also don't have a serger but you can fake it with the zigzag stitch on your machine: use the widest zigzag width and adjust the gap between stitches to suit the fabric. Place the fabric so the needle goes just over the edge on it's right hand swing. Test this out on scrap fabric and you will see what I mean. You can use this method on knits or woven and is especially great for edging lightweight fabrics.
feldmanTcat said... (6/5/09 12:59 PM) Reply
1974 is what is listed on the pattern envelope...this thing is two years older than me, but it is the "newest" pattern in my vintage collection.
renren said... (6/5/09 12:58 PM) Reply
I pegged the pattern as early 70s based on the price of $1.15! Love this top and your fabric is perfect. You have made yet another fabulous find for your own personal "The 70s Show." The hood both drapes/fits nicely in the down/up positions.
Annieq said... (6/5/09 12:26 PM) Reply
This is really cute and looks great on you. Love the vintage-y 70's fabric you chose.
persevering said... (6/5/09 12:22 PM) Reply
Cute, good fit and review.
Michelle L said... (6/5/09 11:26 AM) Reply
Very cute! I love the shaped hem. What a great touch!
Twinset said... (6/5/09 10:34 AM) Reply
You look adorable in your cute little top! That's a great pattern!
Kellie R. said... (6/5/09 10:03 AM) Reply
Very cute!
LynnG said... (6/5/09 10:00 AM) Reply
OMG, I sewed this pattern in 1975! (Give or take a year.) It was one of my absolute favorites and I wore it all the time. The fit was great and it was so comfortable. Your review has brought back lots of great memories. Thanks!
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