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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5495 (Misses' Top)

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Posted on:8/2/10 5:30 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Annette1 said... (8/4/10 12:20 PM) Reply
This is SO pretty, and OF COURSE you look GREAT in it. I think the trim is the PERFECT touch to make this a beautiful and unique top. :o)
1SewSweet said... (8/4/10 4:56 AM) Reply
You ladies are all wonderful...thanks so much for your wonderful comments! Ashford, yes I did alter the V neckline. I made a muslin first then adjusted the pattern for future use. The neckline would have been much too low without alterations to wear alone.
Ashford said... (8/3/10 10:59 PM) Reply
I visited your blog. All your fabric choices are so beautiful. You have a great sense of personal style. That bottom edging and the fabric make it look like a top designer label top. Did you do any adjusting on how high or low the bottom of the neckline V was?
o3b said... (8/3/10 5:04 PM) Reply
I love your top. I wanted to see how you did the lace, so I read the reviews on your blog. From a sewing perspective, I think the lace is fabulous. When I saw your photo on the gallery review, I HAD to come in and see how you did that. It is very striking. BUT from a non-sewing point of view, I could see how the garment might be better off w/o it b/c for the reasons others have mentioned. Nonetheless, I do love the lace trim along the bottom. I want to visit that store now.
Elizabeth made this said... (8/3/10 8:29 AM) Reply
What a fantastic color! I love how the silk drapes, and you look beautiful!
bonjones said... (8/2/10 11:05 PM) Reply
I real think your top is gorgeous. The great thing about the top is it's different and creative. I love your top that is just my opinion. Bonnie
Jolet said... (8/2/10 4:21 PM) Reply
I like this top! Great result and beautiful fabric.
sewbarbie said... (8/2/10 1:47 PM) Reply
Wow! This is amazing! I love the color, fabric and styling at the hem.
Terri A said... (8/2/10 1:40 PM) Reply
The fabric is great! Very nice:-)
eugenia123 said... (8/2/10 1:09 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous top! That fabric is really lovely - the colour is beautiful and it drapes so perfectly for this lovely style. I love the edging you have used.
carolynw said... (8/2/10 10:15 AM) Reply
Beautiful top
AuntieShel said... (8/2/10 8:26 AM) Reply
Wow, this is fabulous. Read your blog and love the striped one too!!!
mhk3boys said... (8/2/10 8:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty! I love that color!
Mazzygirl said... (8/2/10 6:50 AM) Reply
beautiful top, would love to see a close-up of the hem treatment as it looks really nice from what I can see. Your top is just lovely!
starryfish said... (8/2/10 6:12 AM) Reply
I love this top, the edging is very stylish, and the fabric looks fabulous.
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