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Pattern Reviews> Jalie> 2804 (Empire crossover top)

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Reviewed by:Raye Ann
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Posted on:9/15/09 4:51 PM
Last Updated:3/13/10 8:54 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 13 people   
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ClaireEmily said...
I'm glad it was a save! I have had a lot of trouble getting this top to fit me too.....
9/15/09 7:03 PM
Sew4Fun said...
Great save! It looks great with the rest of your outfit. Good review too. Thanks for the sizing info. This is very helpful to me.
9/15/09 7:17 PM
komiller said...
I just made one of these yesterday and took a deep breath before I did the hem. My machine LOVES to gobble up knit fabric in the feed dogs and it seems to happen more often to the hem. Love the way this top fits your wardrobe.
9/15/09 10:01 PM
Barbara V said...
Great save after the dreaded "machine ate the fabric" incident. Your perseverance resulted in a lovely top and the entire outfit looks really nice.
9/15/09 10:46 PM
Paris75008 said...
Lovely outfit and what a great job you did on the fitting. Very helpful review too.
9/16/09 5:43 AM
JDpenelope said...
Thanks for the detailed review. You did such a nice job I'm going to look for any knit travel wardrobe reviews. Thanks.
9/16/09 7:57 AM
sew2006 said...
Congratulations on a great save, your whole outfit looks nice.
9/16/09 4:48 PM
Heatherrique said...
I adore that electric blue on you! Cute top! You look snazzy in that ensemble!
9/16/09 10:45 PM
tinaSA said...
It looks great with your outfit!
9/20/09 6:08 AM
Em's Summer said...
Cute top and what a great save!
10/31/09 6:21 PM
Christas said...
All versions are so nice! Thanks so much for the very helpful sizing information.
3/13/10 9:41 PM
morzel said...
Wonderful maternity version! This pattern was one of my favourites during my pregnancy last year as well! Worked right until the end with stretchy fabric.
3/14/10 4:58 PM
Christina Sonja said...
I just saw your update to this review - you are looking good!
4/12/10 1:53 AM
arredhead73 said...
I am new to this website (but not new to sewing), and I have no idea what "FBA" means? Could someone enlighten me? I feel really stupid not being able to figure it out! Also, before I purchase this pattern, I am wondering how difficult it is to adjust the empire line of this top to fall UNDER the bustline as should be for a large cup size? I always have problems with RTW empire styles hitting me at the full bust rather than under the bust. I have not tried to make my own empire style tops yet since I want to make sure I choose the right modification to the pattern. Will simply lengthening the bodice pieces work? Thanks for input!
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