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Posted on:6/10/11 11:39 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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karen n said... (6/24/11 2:38 AM) Reply
I think your top is adorable! I might get the pattern despite your warnings!
Terri A said... (6/11/11 10:36 PM) Reply
The top looks good on the dressform! Sorry it was so much woooork and not so much sewing satisfaction for you. I do think it's cute tho.
Claverie said... (6/10/11 3:17 PM) Reply
I think lengthening the piece WOULD give it more 'oomph', but then you couldn't rely on the notches to help balance all the gathers ... 'course, if you're well-skilled you don't necessarily need the notches to tell you it's balanced. Perhaps I'm expecting (or looking for) a more 'ruched' effect and that's not what's intended here I guess.
nicegirl said... (6/10/11 2:55 PM) Reply
Sorry to hear you didn't like it! On the form the top looks cute, much more shapely than I would have expected from this pattern. Would lengthening the piece to be gathered add more oomph?
 
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