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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5853 (Sunset Seagulls Tank)

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Posted on:11/30/09 10:43 PM
Last Updated:7/4/10 1:19 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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MNBarb said... (7/6/10 12:49 PM) Reply
You really have talent for choosing patterns and fabric that marry well. I think, perhaps, everything looks good on you!
Barbara V said... (7/5/10 10:07 AM) Reply
Beautiful work. It's so nice to see your creativity with this pattern through all of your tops. Lovely.
RadarRadiance said... (7/4/10 6:47 PM) Reply
Well... thanks to you and a few other reviews I have added this pattern to my list to buy next time McCalls is on sale. I normally wouldn't have picked this one out for a tank but "hey" it looks fantastic on you and all your versions. Worth a try! I really like how you design this basic all the looks!
Erin D said... (7/4/10 4:51 PM) Reply
Wow, your creativity makes for some beautiful clothing.
AlexaNJ said... (6/29/10 10:14 AM) Reply
So beautiful!
Kelroc said... (5/20/10 8:01 PM) Reply
JanaL said... (5/19/10 12:14 PM) Reply
I love your ability to adapt patterns and use your creativity. Nice work!
annie11 said... (5/19/10 9:37 AM) Reply
Very feminine and artistic! Thanks for the inspiration!
MarshaG. said... (5/19/10 9:28 AM) Reply
Thanks HLT! I was thinking that the layers were stitched to the bodice for the same reason you mentioned - bulk at the neckline. It is a FAB top!
HLT said... (5/18/10 11:41 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for your comments. MarshaG., the fluttery laye are mostly attached to the bodice. Only 1 layer is sewn into the neckline seam binding. IMO, more than 1 extra layer sewn in will cause the seam to get chunky & not so pretty. Hope this helps!
Elke said... (5/18/10 11:30 PM) Reply
Love these are very talented and creative!
MarshaG. said... (5/18/10 11:13 PM) Reply
WOW! Your DIY's are FAB! On the random layered top, are most of them stitched to the bodice/body, or are they all attached at the neckline? I can't quite visualize the how-to, but certainly love it!
o3b said... (5/18/10 9:21 PM) Reply
I like how you made the pattern differently. Although I like the pattern designs, they wouldn't particularly flatter me. I like your versions better, and could possibly wear them. Thanks for the ideas.
sayhellojana said... (5/17/10 2:19 AM) Reply
I love your version of this top, it's why I bought the pattern :)
Lucy in Virginia said... (12/9/09 1:19 PM) Reply
j222b said... (12/1/09 12:37 PM) Reply
You've got talent!!!
BillieJean said... (12/1/09 6:50 AM) Reply
I love the way you sew. Thinking outside the box - makes for such unique and beautiful fashion. Very well done!
velosewer said... (12/1/09 5:41 AM) Reply
Love your top. Great fabric choice and you've made the look so high end.
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