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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2009-134 (shirtdress)

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Reviewed by:blue mooney

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Posted on:2/13/10 5:48 PM
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Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Lizz said... (2/14/10 9:08 PM) Reply
Beautiful alterations to make a unique shirt pattern. I love the new look!
BettyMike said... (2/14/10 11:13 AM) Reply
Another great shirt! I just bought this fabric on Friday to make a shirt! Great minds think alike.
renren said... (2/14/10 9:11 AM) Reply
Thanks for the info on the tutorials. THis is a really nice blouse and a very good review. I went back to look at your reviews . . . you have sewn a lot of really nice things--so many in fact that I favorited you!!!
Rebecca D said... (2/14/10 8:44 AM) Reply
Great design changes, I really love this shirt.
Peggy L said... (2/14/10 6:25 AM) Reply
I love this shirt and the changes you made. The fabric is the perfect choice.
milwaukee_kelly said... (2/14/10 4:41 AM) Reply
Beautiful job!
Meggie LuLu said... (2/14/10 0:25 AM) Reply
This is SOOOOO CUTE!! I LOVE it!! Great Job, Blue Mooney!! =)
Christas said... (2/13/10 11:41 PM) Reply
Oklahoma decided Texas needed some of our snow! Wish I had been as productive as you have been during our lovely snow storms. I love the changes you made to this pattern! It looks so nice as a blouse. The fabric is also a great choice!
katharin said... (2/13/10 10:41 PM) Reply
Great shirt in a beautiful fabric.
Kbenco said... (2/13/10 6:10 PM) Reply
A very smart shirt, I'm sure you will be blessing your work on this first one for all the subsequent shirts.
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