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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2009-118 (Flounce Front Blouse w/Sleeves)

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Posted on:3/19/10 10:32 AM

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Christas said...
Thanks so much for doing such a thorough job of reviewing this. I have been eying this pattern for some time. I do think that your blouse looks very pretty on you. I will have to check back on this review when I finally get around to making mine.
3/19/10 10:37 AM
katlew03 said...
Thanks for all the details. Beautiful blouse.
3/19/10 10:50 AM
mylittleelephant said...
Great job on sleeves, I will definitely consider that when I get around making this, thanks a lot!
3/19/10 11:37 AM
crazygrad said...
Cute blouse. I bet it would look good without the sleeves. And I love your printed skirt.
3/19/10 11:40 AM
Gecko said...
Great review- thanks for all the good info! I like the idea of using the decorative button on the outside. Looks great!
3/19/10 2:56 PM
FreyaStark said...
I think it's lovely (although more successful tucked in than untucked) and not too baggy at all. Do it again sleeveless for summer in a lovely print.
3/19/10 4:59 PM
Mufffet said...
Very pretty.
3/19/10 5:37 PM
Berniejh said...
I think it's the dropped shoulders, they don't really give your sholders any shape. When you compare (even they are two totally different garment styles) how this one looks to the Shirtdress you just made the definition of the shoulder on the dress looks much better on you.
3/19/10 11:11 PM
Danvillegirl said...
As always a most helpful review.
3/21/10 8:21 AM
Robin Denning said...
very pretty blouse.
3/21/10 8:25 PM
yummymummy38 said...
I'm with Berniejh on this one. I too am drawn to the flounce, not the rest of the garment. How about grafting the ruffle onto a blouse with armholes in the normal position. I'm unsure about what to do with the billowyness of the top...
3/22/10 8:40 PM
Petite Josette said...
I just posted a review for this pattern. Thanks for your review. I thought the flounce problems I was having (namely, it laying way too flat) was because of my fabric choice, but from what you're saying you had the same problam with silk. I also ended up adding a pleat at the top to give it more shape...
12/20/10 3:41 PM
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