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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2009-102 (Pleated Knit Top)

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Posted on:6/15/09 3:53 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 23 people   
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patsijean said... (6/16/09 11:05 PM) Reply
Terrific top.
Kellie R. said... (6/16/09 2:44 PM) Reply
Fran G said... (6/16/09 8:01 AM) Reply
Great top! I like the peplum and your thoughts concerning true! Think I'll have to make this one. Thanks for your review. Oh, and I agree with you about BWOF's plunging necklines..I always raise mine, too.
RobinMCPA said... (6/15/09 10:20 PM) Reply
This top turned out great - very flattering, great fit! Nice job!
Elekis said... (6/15/09 9:59 PM) Reply
Love this top!
Christas said... (6/15/09 4:24 PM) Reply
This is really pretty! Those pleats are such a wonderful detail! Great color too.
KBT Sewer said... (6/15/09 2:49 PM) Reply
Glad I read your review as I've just drafted out this pattern.
michellep74 said... (6/15/09 1:47 PM) Reply
Great looking top! The style and color are both very flattering on you.
Byrdie said... (6/15/09 1:31 PM) Reply
Very pretty top! Thanks for the review! I was contemplating making this one soon.
GlobalMom said... (6/15/09 1:12 PM) Reply
What a pretty top! I've been eyeing this one since my Burda magazine arrived, and I may just have to sew it after seeing yours. Congratulations!
sewbehind said... (6/15/09 12:02 PM) Reply
Very lovely top, Kathleen. It looks great on you, the lines are lovely.
KathySews said... (6/15/09 11:53 AM) Reply
Looks great. And you can make another if you do it up for warm weather.
cabinbaby said... (6/15/09 10:26 AM) Reply
Wow, I love this! Great color too.
EleanorSews said... (6/15/09 10:18 AM) Reply
Great interpretation of this lovely top. It fits you beautifully. Good thinking on stitching the pleats in place. The way this looks on you, having 1 or 2 (or even 3) more would not be bad, especially since as another said, color and/or print would change the look. The more I see this top the more I want one ~ with its raglan sleeves, it is much nicer than a similar top I picked up from Ann Taylor's sale rack.
pterion said... (6/15/09 10:08 AM) Reply
Very smart looking top - you did a wonderful job on it! Make it again! While distinctive, it's so lovely that I don't think you can have too many :-)
dbsewer said... (6/15/09 9:11 AM) Reply
Very cute top. It looks so nice on you.
Rebecca D said... (6/15/09 7:07 AM) Reply
It looks great and I think you can have two if you want. It would look entirely different in a print.
Nancy Rhodes said... (6/15/09 7:02 AM) Reply
Boy oh boy, did that ever turn out nicely~ the 3/4 sleeves really complement the design. The pleats look fabulous. Just outstanding! color is sharp too... you look terrific in your new top.
Mel.J said... (6/15/09 6:43 AM) Reply
Really nice! I think it's worth the pressing effort to wear it more often. (and I press almost nothing!)
Jali said... (6/15/09 6:03 AM) Reply
That's a smart looking top! The pleats look lovely, stitched the way you have done.
eugenia123 said... (6/15/09 5:58 AM) Reply
Great top and it looks beautifully made.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (6/15/09 5:23 AM) Reply
Lovely version Kathleen!
Vonnevo said... (6/15/09 4:01 AM) Reply
Gorgeous top Kathleen !!!!
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