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Posted on:2/4/10 11:06 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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Leslie Bonner said... (6/29/12 7:51 PM) Reply
Fabric, A+, Fit A+, Overall, A++.
Barbara V said... (2/19/10 9:55 AM) Reply
Hi Rag Bag, I think the fabric is no longer available. It was purchased from and was one of the featured fabrics from the Oct/Nov 2008 issue of Vogue Patterns magazine. Perhaps it is still out there somewhere.
Rag Bag said... (2/18/10 11:11 AM) Reply
The cowl drapes beautifully in the fabric and I really like the print as well. May I ask where you purchased the fabric?
magoe6217 said... (2/6/10 1:38 PM) Reply
Elegant as always. You have impeccable taste. I always look forward to your reviews.
valerie sews said... (2/5/10 7:11 PM) Reply
gorgeous! This patterns already on my must buy list.
AuntieShel said... (2/5/10 12:45 PM) Reply
Beautiful top, you look great in it!!! I'll have to give this a try.
carolynw said... (2/5/10 10:15 AM) Reply
Love this top on you - have this pattern so amy try soon. Fabric is fabulous
CarolynGM said... (2/5/10 9:24 AM) Reply
Did you make the view with the separately attached cowl? Whichever one you made, it is beautiful.
marjenann said... (2/5/10 8:21 AM) Reply
Wow! My kind of garment, it is stunning!
no7262 said... (2/5/10 6:36 AM) Reply
Looks great! I love the fabrics that you pick! I.m going to have to go shopping with you! Nora :)
persevering said... (2/5/10 0:10 AM) Reply
This top is another example of the beautiful sense of panache you consistently demonstrate. Thanks for your informative review.
sew2little said... (2/4/10 10:40 PM) Reply
Barbara, this is just beautiful!
sfshaza said... (2/4/10 8:48 PM) Reply
Beautiful top and interesting fabric! You very cleverly avoided the "target over the bust" problem that can occur with those large interesting prints. Nice! :)
Ceidhle said... (2/4/10 8:40 PM) Reply
That top looks lovely on you. Nice choice of colors. I think I'll buy that pattern if I don't already have it.
AnneMarie60 said... (2/4/10 7:23 PM) Reply
Beautiful top. Your fabric choice is the perfect weight to create a lovely cascading cowl.
Enid E said... (2/4/10 6:12 PM) Reply
What a nice style on you! The color is good too, I am sure you will get a lot of wear from this top as the print has some nice hues to it. Now, I can't wait to read your skirt review!
RLL said... (2/4/10 4:22 PM) Reply
Great fabric! Perfect for the style of the top and perfect for you.
FreyaStark said... (2/4/10 4:07 PM) Reply
A smart and distinctive top.
Barbara V said... (2/4/10 3:50 PM) Reply
Leora, this is view A/B....sorry...I didn't specify. Thank you!
Leora said... (2/4/10 3:11 PM) Reply
Which view did you make here? All the reviews are so interesting, differing. Your top is just gorgeous on you!
Amanda S. said... (2/4/10 2:29 PM) Reply
Very nice, Barbara. Beautiful colors on you and great fit!
DorothyK said... (2/4/10 2:06 PM) Reply
I like the easy fit of this pattern. The fabric is beautiful and perfect for the pattern.
sewing for fun said... (2/4/10 2:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful top! The print is very nice, and the top is a great fit - very elegant!
Christas said... (2/4/10 12:46 PM) Reply
You manage to find the prettiest fabrics, and then pick the most perfect pattern to showcase the fabric and your style! You truly are very talented. This top isn't an exception; it's just beautiful!
homejewel said... (2/4/10 12:29 PM) Reply
I've also sewn this top and seen the mixed reviews, but yours stands out as one of my favorites. It is beautiful and the fabric choice is perfect!
eugenia123 said... (2/4/10 12:12 PM) Reply
Lovely top. The fabric is beautiful, I love the colours. That neckline drape looks perfect.
Ann Smith said... (2/4/10 11:53 AM) Reply
Great adaptation to make the perfect drape. I love how it is just low enough to highlight your necklace. Wonderful fabric. Why didn't I buy some of that?
Knitters Delight said... (2/4/10 11:49 AM) Reply
I have made this twice already. Your version makes me want to dig it out again!
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