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Posted on:10/9/04 6:25 PM
Last Updated:10/10/04 12:40 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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selvage said... (1/19/08 8:22 PM) Reply

selvage said... (1/19/08 8:22 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse. I do like the way the stripes show off the design. I'm intrigued enough that I might try the pattern--thanks for a very helpful review.
Irene Q said... (10/12/04 1:27 PM) Reply
I just bought a striped shirtweight cotton and was thinking of using it for this pattern, for exactly the same reason as you! Great to see how nice it turned out - thanks!
cindyann said... (10/11/04 7:57 AM) Reply
Beautiful! Wonderful fabric choice.
CarolynGM said... (10/10/04 6:10 PM) Reply
This looks like a great pattern to use for stripes. Your blouse is very striking.
Jeannee said... (10/10/04 2:06 PM) Reply
I also switched the button placement on the sleeve after I wore it one time.
drsue said... (10/10/04 12:52 PM) Reply
I have yet to make this blouse despite owning it for years. I love your choice of stripes, really makes the blouse.
PVA said... (10/10/04 10:39 AM) Reply
I have this pattern -- have had for a long time! I think I'd better get it out & give it a go! Love your blouse & am really inspired. Thanks for the review!
Danvillegirl said... (10/10/04 8:31 AM) Reply
Love this pattern. I really like your blouse in the stripes. Lovely color also.
Teri said... (10/9/04 10:39 PM) Reply
I just love your blouse, and the stripes are just great!
jlg said... (10/9/04 10:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful blouse. I think that this pattern is so feminine and graceful. Your version is great.
Mini said... (10/9/04 8:44 PM) Reply
The stripes really make this blouse look special. Good job!
Mini said... (10/9/04 8:42 PM) Reply
Very inspiring. The stripes really make this blouse look special. I have noticed that striped blouses are really in this year, but most have a menswear look. This is a much more feminine style.
Jennifer shaw said... (10/9/04 7:44 PM) Reply
It's so cool to see that you made it up with striped fabric!! It looks fantastic. Thanks so much for your review.
Ann B. said... (10/9/04 7:27 PM) Reply
Wow, this is a really pretty blouse. I love how the stripes on the collar lay on the stripes of the bodice. I am glad that you mentioned that this was the smaller collar. The wider one may flatter a larger figure. Now, I covet this blouse in a lovely stripe. Thanks for the review, I may try those corners yet.
sew2little said... (10/9/04 7:10 PM) Reply
The contrast of the angle of the stripes on the collar with the stripes on the front of the blouse is quite striking!
PattiK said... (10/9/04 7:02 PM) Reply
Need to add this to my wish list! Thanks for the review.
Elona said... (10/9/04 6:49 PM) Reply
Exceedingly pretty blouse, MickeyFan! I love the stripes.
 
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