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