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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 05-2007-116 (Blouse)

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Posted on:12/14/09 4:32 PM


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Erin Sooit said... (12/17/09 11:31 PM) Reply
It looks to me that you did better than you thought on using this fabric; the result is just gorgeous! The placement looks just right. Thank you for passing the information about adding long sleeves. It is a very pretty shirt.
Peter in NYC said... (12/16/09 10:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful. Such a great pattern!
RuthieSews said... (12/16/09 6:50 AM) Reply
Lovely blouse, pretty fabric and a fantastically detailed review as ever.
barbcl said... (12/15/09 2:58 PM) Reply
Great looking shirt in a terrific print.
Callie 3 said... (12/15/09 11:51 AM) Reply
A very pretty fabric and nice review. Threads magazine has an article in their last issue showing how to do a round back adjustment without making a center back seam. I am going to try it and see how it works
VtMartha said... (12/15/09 9:38 AM) Reply
Absolutely fabulous shirt! And I agree - buttonhole chisels are the only way to go.
eugenia123 said... (12/15/09 6:09 AM) Reply
Wonderful shirt and it looks beautifully constructed. Great review.
katharin said... (12/15/09 2:32 AM) Reply
Great shirt in a beautiful fabrics!
Patzee said... (12/15/09 1:22 AM) Reply
Beautiful. Thanks so much for letting us know the order you use to sew shirts. Excellent review!
Nancywin said... (12/15/09 0:50 AM) Reply
Very beautiful shirt. And Bravo for you - challis is not the easiest thing to work with, especially making a shirt of this style. This looks fantastic!
Em's Summer said... (12/14/09 9:38 PM) Reply
WOW! This is a beautiful top!!!!
Karen6790 said... (12/14/09 7:39 PM) Reply
What spectacular fabric - it works beautifully for this shirt. I'll join you in hating that facing method. Nice to know I'm not the only one who can't get them to cooperate. Beautiful.
Elona said... (12/14/09 6:58 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous blouse! Drop dead lovely.
Re Becca said... (12/14/09 5:36 PM) Reply
Fabulous! I wouldn't have known about the centr back seam if you hadn't talked about it. As for darts, I have learned from looking at myself in pictures that less fitted actually looks better!
KathleenS said... (12/14/09 5:12 PM) Reply
The pattern photo is misleading isn't it. I didn't realise this was a fitted (or semi-fitted) shirt. Yours is very nice.
FreyaStark said... (12/14/09 4:45 PM) Reply
A stunning and highly distinctive shirt. The bold use of pattern is wonderful.
 
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