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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 6085 (Misses' Shirt)

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Posted on:5/3/04 7:45 PM
Last Updated:5/3/04 8:00 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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CarolynGM said... (5/5/04 12:04 PM) Reply
Very attractive, nice fitting shirt. I appreciated your discussion of the all the fitting adjustments you tried.
Sew it seams said... (5/5/04 9:29 AM) Reply
Debbie, yes, I used gutermann poyester thread which is what I use for most of my sewing. Sometimes I use whatever I can find to match the fabric, but never the "cheapie" thread you find in discount bins. Thanks everyone for your nice comments.
Jill Giard said... (5/5/04 7:47 AM) Reply
Thanks for the fitting progress reports - this is very helpful. Your top fits great and your hard work really paid off.
Hilary said... (5/4/04 12:38 PM) Reply
very good review! Thanks for all the fitting tips, and your top is really pretty! And of course the fit looks perfect :o) I am working on perfecting the FBA also and its rough going so far, haven't gotten it yet, butI'm not giving up. Thanks again for an encouraging review.
debbie.w said... (5/4/04 12:09 PM) Reply
good job. I wear this type of 3/4 sleeve alot & am going to try it out. I see you used a stretch cotton. Did you use polyester thread?
Sew it seams said... (5/4/04 9:48 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone!
Debbie Spriggs said... (5/4/04 8:34 AM) Reply
I appreciate seeing the progress of your fitting process. Learning to fit my clothes well is always a process for me, and it is very helpful to see how you handled your fitting issues. How rewarding to have a lovely finished shirt!
AnneM said... (5/4/04 6:38 AM) Reply
Good job, Debe! Congratulations on all your hard work.
Danvillegirl said... (5/4/04 5:47 AM) Reply
Thank you for sharing the progress you made in fitting this top. Very helpful review.
Kim Winson said... (5/3/04 10:47 PM) Reply
Fabulous top, Debe. I've been looking for the perfect button-down shirt. this might just be it!
jlg said... (5/3/04 8:55 PM) Reply
Very nice fit and great job on the collar.
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