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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2850 (Sweet ruffles wrap blouse)

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Posted on:7/13/10 10:01 PM
Last Updated:7/13/10 10:55 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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Patty the Snug Bug said... (2/24/11 7:39 PM) Reply
I'm way behind - but just added this pattern to my catalog and saw your review - I'm SO glad to see a ruffle-ectomy was performed! I love the shirt, but don't like the giant ruffle either!
valgal said... (7/21/10 1:04 AM) Reply
Beautiful job with this project. I'm gonna have to try this pattern. Great review too.
HLT said... (7/20/10 10:40 AM) Reply
Wow! How nice of you to read and comment. Thanks so much!
ryansmumAria said... (7/20/10 9:34 AM) Reply
This is gorgeous and so very feminine!
fattyboomboom said... (7/18/10 10:44 AM) Reply
This is blouse is absolutely gorgeous! Great idea to adjust the size of the ruffles. You look beautiful wearing it.
kim*brown said... (7/17/10 10:52 AM) Reply
So pretty!
rebija said... (7/16/10 8:44 AM) Reply
So beautiful and feminine. I love your color choice - very flattering!
choogirl said... (7/16/10 3:53 AM) Reply
So pretty. I love it.
ggf2005 said... (7/15/10 5:55 PM) Reply
Beautiful...do you feel like a princess when you're wearing it. You should!
ChristineX said... (7/15/10 10:38 AM) Reply
That is a gorgeous top. So feminine and flattering!
Paris75008 said... (7/15/10 7:45 AM) Reply
That is the prettiest, prettiest blouse! I like your version much better than the J. Crewe one and as for the Vogue pattern, I wouldn't have given it a second glance! You are really talented! Many thanks for sharing the pattern alterations with us and thanks too for the pictures of the mini darts on your Turkish Delight skirt. That was very helpful!
christinawo said... (7/15/10 2:48 AM) Reply
Just beautiful. Thanks for the copious notes on your changes to the pattern. You look terrific!
janet said... (7/14/10 8:25 PM) Reply
I do not know what is more GORGEOUS--you or your blouse. You are one exceptionally talented lady!
Amy-may said... (7/14/10 5:50 PM) Reply
Oh, that is gorgeous! What a beautiful top.
Catbird said... (7/14/10 5:26 PM) Reply
This is spectacularly pretty. I love Anna Sui designs and I'll bet she would be knocked out by your version. You wear it well!
RLL said... (7/14/10 3:15 PM) Reply
So pretty and feminine. Good job with your changes, it is perfect for you.
Amanda S. said... (7/14/10 2:35 PM) Reply
Gorgeous top! And great job sewing with chiffon. That stuff intimidates me!
Aroura said... (7/14/10 1:23 PM) Reply
Oh my, this is really gorgeous! I want one, too! Fantastic job on all of it, I'm really in love with this style.
lauraborealis said... (7/14/10 1:20 PM) Reply
Great job. I like yours better than the original. It looks fantastic on you.
AuntieShel said... (7/14/10 11:22 AM) Reply
Wow this is so fabulous. Love what you did with the ruffles--just right, not over the top. Great work!!
Levone said... (7/14/10 10:55 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! This is soooo pretty. I'm too lazy to create something like that right now, but I would love to have a top like this (your version of course).
Halls said... (7/14/10 10:17 AM) Reply
Your blouse is beautiful and I like the modification you did for the ruffle, it looks better than the pattern. Also love your choice of fabric, very soft and feminine. Love it!
persevering said... (7/14/10 10:17 AM) Reply
BEAUTIFUL!
Peter in NYC said... (7/14/10 10:03 AM) Reply
Lovely and good move on resizing those ruffles. Looks great!
annie11 said... (7/14/10 9:36 AM) Reply
What a heavenly blouse! I love your modifications to this pattern.
JanieBee said... (7/14/10 9:06 AM) Reply
Love it! Well done!
carolynw said... (7/14/10 9:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful - great work
Karine said... (7/14/10 8:23 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! Much better than the Vogue products!
CypGrl said... (7/14/10 7:48 AM) Reply
I second all the positive comments above. Gorgeous!
donna mel said... (7/14/10 7:23 AM) Reply
You really know how to take a pattern and re-make it to perfection! I'm nuts about yours, but not so much for the original...too much ruffle on top!
susiestitcher said... (7/14/10 7:08 AM) Reply
Beautiful blouse! I'm not a ruffle person, but your version gives balance and makes me think I could handle a few ruffles myself!
nancy2001 said... (7/14/10 6:45 AM) Reply
You did a terrific job on the blouse, and you wear it beautifully!
tess said... (7/14/10 4:08 AM) Reply
You look fabulous in your top. and thank you for your detailed review very useful!
Mazzygirl said... (7/14/10 3:49 AM) Reply
lovely, & nice balance of fru fru without being too much. I think you've inspired a few of us to copy your design idea!
Lori V said... (7/14/10 0:34 AM) Reply
I really like your top and the changes you made, fantastic.
yummymummy38 said... (7/14/10 0:04 AM) Reply
absolutely gorgeous on you, very flattering
RadarRadiance said... (7/13/10 11:14 PM) Reply
Beautiful as always!
imsewcrazy said... (7/13/10 10:54 PM) Reply
Very pretty. I like your version a lot better!
HLT said... (7/13/10 10:49 PM) Reply
I'll add a link to the skirt, blog & PR! Thanks Sweetiebop & dintas
Sweetiebop said... (7/13/10 10:19 PM) Reply
I have been waiting for you to review this. It is terrific and what about the skirt?
dintas said... (7/13/10 10:13 PM) Reply
I love this top! I've been meaning to make the Anna Sui one int he picture-yours look stunning! Great job!
 
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