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Pattern Reviews> LaFred> 113 (Athena Two)

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Posted on:12/11/09 6:20 PM
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mizdeedee said... (1/8/10 2:40 PM) Reply
I made this blouse after seeing some techniques in Threads Magazine. It went together very well with lots of pin tucks to highlight the design. I am a Dcup and the FBA seemed excessive. I ended up increasing the front and back darts as well as taking in the sides 1/2". The blouse is lovely and I plan to do it again.
j222b said... (12/12/09 3:33 PM) Reply
Fabulous on you! I especially like the decorative stitching (I now plan to make use of some of my stitches on items I've sewn), the fit is perfect, the contrasting buttons. I mainly sew knits-but I think I need to branch out..
OP Gal said... (12/12/09 9:25 AM) Reply
Great looking blouse. I really like the black topstitching and buttons, They make the blouse look unique. I have the Athena pattern but have never used it because it looks sort of baggy, I'm with you, I love sewing and wearing cotton broadcloth! Thanks for the detailed review.
BillieJean said... (12/12/09 5:53 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse!
tess said... (12/12/09 5:30 AM) Reply
Great blouse and good advice in your review thank you!
AnitaJ said... (12/12/09 3:03 AM) Reply
Pretty blouse! I really like your use of the black topstitching and buttons.
Athene said... (12/11/09 10:31 PM) Reply
Such lovely detailing in the black. A very stylish look.
JudyP said... (12/11/09 10:29 PM) Reply
I really like your blouse! Love the detailing you added!
Rhoda K said... (12/11/09 10:08 PM) Reply
This blouse looks very nice on you and the black topstitching is a nice touch.
Rhonda in Montreal said... (12/11/09 6:47 PM) Reply
Nancy, the blouse almost gives ya a double take, eh--looks like a vest and blouse, too!
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