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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2181 (Misses' knit top with a twist)

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Posted on:6/24/11 6:24 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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fattyboomboom said... (6/29/11 9:47 AM) Reply
I think it's very flattering on you--both in style and in color.
VirginiasDghter said... (6/27/11 5:01 PM) Reply
What a GREAT looking top. I keep saying that need to start making more tops but you really have inspired me with this one! I love the style and your fabric choice. They go hand in hand! Nice work!
Terri A said... (6/25/11 10:52 PM) Reply
Totally cool!
Barbara V said... (6/25/11 10:32 AM) Reply
Looks so nice on you. Appreciated your review as I am interested in making this one up! Very interesting to learn and see how the twist can be placed in different areas. At first, mostly center front, but now moving around. Nice work as usual :-)
imsewcrazy said... (6/25/11 9:03 AM) Reply
Very pretty top. It looks great on you!!
cleverkitty said... (6/25/11 9:02 AM) Reply
love your fabric print and your review, very informative
FreyaStark said... (6/25/11 8:27 AM) Reply
Agreed: a cute top that looks good on you.
happytobehere said... (6/25/11 8:02 AM) Reply
This is a great color for you. Looks terrific!
pdiddly said... (6/25/11 5:26 AM) Reply
top looks great on you love the colour
QuiltSewSewSue said... (6/25/11 5:24 AM) Reply
Lovely top - love the sunny colour and the ruching detail!
Heatherrique said... (6/25/11 0:33 AM) Reply
Thanks for your comments! @MNBarb: Have you seen this? It looks very helpful: The Quest for the Mitered V-Neck
Jali said... (6/25/11 0:05 AM) Reply
It's lovely! I think the top looks great overall and the sleeve length on this more practical than the Burda version. I used Sandra Betzina's no-gap wrap technique from Power Sewing to finish the "V" neck for the Burda mock wrap. Basically, to cut a stabilizer tape just a little shorter than the neckline on the pattern piece and sew it folded into the seam alllowances so that the neckline does not stretch out.
Mufffet said... (6/24/11 10:29 PM) Reply
Very nice top. Really different design, and it does look well on you! Very flattering. The design is impressive on that and with that fabric, well, it pops. :)
Amanda.Claire said... (6/24/11 9:31 PM) Reply
Really cute and thanks for the facing information!
michellep74 said... (6/24/11 7:48 PM) Reply
Cute! It's nice to see some reviews of other views for this pattern. Ultimately, I'd like to try them all out.
MNBarb said... (6/24/11 7:03 PM) Reply
Oh, and thanks for the photos of the similar RTW tops. I feel so much better about how much money I have spent on my sewing hobby this month.
MNBarb said... (6/24/11 7:01 PM) Reply
I second my comment that this top will look good on a variety of figure types. Yours looks fantastic! I agree that it could use a different plan for the facing, front and back neck, and would love to be led to a tutorial for a satisfactory alternative.
Christas said... (6/24/11 7:00 PM) Reply
Very pretty top! It looks very nice on you!
SewWil said... (6/24/11 6:55 PM) Reply
Your top turned out great!
sewtime said... (6/24/11 6:41 PM) Reply
I love it!!!
 
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