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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4685 (Fast & Easy)

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Reviewed by:VirginiasDghter

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Posted on:7/12/11 8:13 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Christas said... (8/18/11 11:15 PM) Reply
How CUTE!!! This top looks terrific on you, much better than the pattern envelope!
Elke said... (7/17/11 11:18 PM) Reply
Lovely top!
Obrooks770 said... (7/14/11 7:16 PM) Reply
Great top, I love the fabric!! It looks great on you. You look great in everything.
Amanda S. said... (7/13/11 1:12 PM) Reply
Wow! The envelope picture of this pattern has never tempted me in the slightest. Who knew it could look so cute and stylish?! Adding to my list...
craftylady66 said... (7/13/11 10:46 AM) Reply
Woolygal said... (7/13/11 6:21 AM) Reply
VirginiasDghter said... (7/12/11 5:38 PM) Reply
Thanks to ALL for such encouraging comments! Heatherrique - Good question! What's interesting is that, in my opinion, the drawing of view D has the elastic more at the waistline but looking at the model wearing view D, the elastic appears to be directly under the bustline. Since my preference was to have the elastic at the waist, I did a quick try on and marked where I wanted the elastic to lay and insterted it accordingly. Thanks for asking! Hope this helps!
Heatherrique said... (7/12/11 4:27 PM) Reply
Wow! Your top looks fierce and fabulous! Quick question: Did you elasticize the waist? I like the fit that you achieved.
Byrdie said... (7/12/11 2:19 PM) Reply
Great top. I wouldn't have given the pattern another look but I might after reading your review! Love the print you used!
cleverkitty said... (7/12/11 2:16 PM) Reply
I agree with nicegirl, this was a surprise how you totally made the look so fashionable with your choice of fabric and combining the views. I want to make this if it looks as good as yours...
sewbehind said... (7/12/11 11:33 AM) Reply
The fabric is what makes this look sophisticated. Looks good on you!
cmarie12 said... (7/12/11 10:45 AM) Reply
This is a really cute top! Love the fabric choice!
mesewlot said... (7/12/11 10:20 AM) Reply
I love this top, the fabric, and how you've accessorized's great! It's a plus that it's super quick and easy!
SewWil said... (7/12/11 10:19 AM) Reply
Very cute top!!! Great look on you. Thanks for reviewing this pattern. I've had it for a while but completely forgot about it. I'm going to dig it out right now.
Bonnie123 said... (7/12/11 10:11 AM) Reply
I have been looking at this pattern for so long. I love the top and the print. Nice job!
Scheryka said... (7/12/11 10:05 AM) Reply
nicegirl said... (7/12/11 9:47 AM) Reply
That came out fabulous! The envelope makes it look like it could be costumey (the late 70s "Carmen" blouses that were all the rage) but this is totally modern and on trend. Lovely!
marec said... (7/12/11 9:44 AM) Reply
That is a cute blouse, and the print is wonderful. I like the ruffle and the elastic on the sleeves.
JanieBee said... (7/12/11 8:44 AM) Reply
Really cute and stylish! Great fit!
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