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Pattern Reviews> Macphee sewing workshop> 311 (Best of Linda's Tops (BLT))

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Posted on:6/17/09 5:36 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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selvage said... (7/10/09 4:18 PM) Reply
I love the chenille look, and the chevron effect is wonderfully done. Gorgeous results! I, too, would like to know how to make the chenille--maybe there's a link to some tips somewhere?
callmeRuth said... (7/7/09 10:39 PM) Reply
CarolynGM said... (7/7/09 7:18 AM) Reply
You really turned a ho hum fabric into something unique and lovely.
Laurie Lou said... (7/6/09 3:12 PM) Reply
you have inspired me to look at my fabric in a whole new way. You made a 100% + change to that fabric.
SheBear0320 said... (7/3/09 2:15 PM) Reply
Amazing job turning your "ugly duckling" into a beautiful swan.
said... (7/2/09 1:28 PM) Reply
Amazing fabric improvement! Good positive review of pattern.
Bonnie O said... (7/2/09 8:40 AM) Reply
Very clever. It looks terrific.
sewfossy said... (6/23/09 2:02 PM) Reply
Love the effect your chenilling produced. Well worth the effort - a very classy jacket, and definately not ugly!
Linda G said... (6/20/09 5:32 PM) Reply
Your ugly fabric is now beautiful.
BonnieJ said... (6/19/09 8:39 PM) Reply
What a great way to tone down a bright fabric ssssdeb. That turned out beautifully and gave me ideas for some of my own "tacky" fabrics.
AnneM said... (6/19/09 8:18 PM) Reply
What a great idea! The jacket came out great. Definitely the same fabric, but it changed the character completely.
RuthieSews said... (6/19/09 5:54 PM) Reply
That is great, you have actually changed the fabric itself by the technique. I am impressed!
j222b said... (6/19/09 5:44 PM) Reply
Your review is located under 311 not 31. Can this be fixed?
Gelbean said... (6/19/09 8:04 AM) Reply
What a great transformation. Very impressive!
SoVintage said... (6/18/09 8:44 AM) Reply
What a creative use of "ugly" fabric. The finished look is anything but "ugly". I would agree it has a BEAUTIFUL water color effect to it. Great Job. ( I'll add learning "chenilling" to my to do list)
Kayseri said... (6/18/09 1:41 AM) Reply
I think this look fun, and a great use of yards off OTT fabric. I'd also like a description of chenilling.
Athene said... (6/18/09 1:21 AM) Reply
A wonderful jacket. Very pretty end result.
sewtime said... (6/18/09 0:34 AM) Reply
Beautifully done....Very nice!!
sewbehind said... (6/17/09 10:19 PM) Reply
Nancy Rhodes said... (6/17/09 9:51 PM) Reply
Sows ear to silk purse... Lovely results! and neat pattern too. Thanks!
carolynw said... (6/17/09 9:33 PM) Reply
Love what you did with this fabric - have a not to pretty piece and may try chenelling it - great looking top you have made
USMCMom said... (6/17/09 7:10 PM) Reply
I've never heard of the technique of "chenilling". Could you elaborate? Also, do you have a pic of the fabric before it was chenilled? You've got me hooked...
Judy Wentz said... (6/17/09 5:40 PM) Reply
Very pretty, jw
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