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Posted on:11/29/11 5:31 PM
Last Updated:2/18/12 7:10 PM
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GoodbyeValntino said... (2/20/12 7:11 AM) Reply
Another cute top and another great review. I love this top on you!
Sherril Miller said... (12/30/11 3:32 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review and the help with pattern problems. I wish she would just sew these up herself so she could find the mistakes before we do. Your top is lovely.
cleverkitty said... (12/15/11 10:18 AM) Reply
this style is so pretty and I love the fabric :)
cindyann said... (12/8/11 10:52 AM) Reply
Thanks for this very helpful review! Cute top, but I'm not sure I want to deal with the errors and alterations needed. I have to do enough of those normally......
GayMcDonell said... (12/4/11 11:11 PM) Reply
The experience sounds a little frustrating - the outcome looks lovely!
Raye Ann said... (11/30/11 10:38 PM) Reply
This looks really nice on you! I purchased two patterns from HP in the early fall, and was so disappointed with the first that I haven't even opened this one. Your review and modifications give me a little hope that I could actually like this one once made.
Dale C said... (11/30/11 8:47 PM) Reply
I just purchased this pattern and two others from Hot Patterns during their recent sale. It looks like I'll have to make adjustments too, since I'm barely an A on top. Thanks for the very helpful review. :) And your top looks great! All that extra effort was worth it!
GoodbyeValntino said... (11/30/11 7:17 PM) Reply
Great top! Thanks for the review. I've not sewn a Hot Pattern yet.
Izzie said... (11/30/11 4:48 PM) Reply
Lovely top!! And thanks for confirming that the front is indeed longer than the I know for sure it wasn't my mistake. :)
michellep74 said... (11/30/11 12:39 PM) Reply
Another great version of this top! And you're right about the ruching--with my huge bust, I only needed a minor "cheater" FBA on this one.
VivianZ said... (11/30/11 8:50 AM) Reply
I've made one Hot Patterns top (woven) and have another, but the first has discouraged me from tackling the second. You have encouraged me to try this one instead. The top looks great and it is a great review.
JillyBe said... (11/30/11 1:51 AM) Reply
You manage to make everything fit SO beautifully! This looks lovely on you :)
Cerisa said... (11/30/11 1:02 AM) Reply
You did a great job. The top looks lovely on you and I admire the way that you worked through the bugs in the pattern
marec said... (11/29/11 11:11 PM) Reply
This is so pretty on you-the color, fit and print are all perfectly flattering.
MNBarb said... (11/29/11 9:46 PM) Reply
The top looks great on you. It's not a style that would work for me but your review will make every large-busted woman want to run out for this pattern.
JDpenelope said... (11/29/11 7:58 PM) Reply
It looks terrific on you. Great pic, too. But then, you're very accomplished -- and persistent -- at overcoming problems. After one hotpattern attempt, I'm done. I don't have your level of skill and patience to resolve sizing issues and pattern errors!
AndreaSews said... (11/29/11 7:28 PM) Reply
Cute summer top, looks great on you. How strange about the errors.
MelissaB in WA said... (11/29/11 6:53 PM) Reply
Cute top - the color suits you well!
JEF said... (11/29/11 6:28 PM) Reply
Very very (did I say "very"?) cute top.
brrmm said... (11/29/11 6:25 PM) Reply
Great top, colour soooo suits you. Good review.
Sarsez said... (11/29/11 6:15 PM) Reply
I've had my eye on this pattern for quite a while but have hesitated because I don't have the "frontage" required to fill. Thanks for the helpful review!
Christas said... (11/29/11 6:08 PM) Reply
What a pretty top, and you look so pretty wearing it! Thanks so much for the tips on fitting this pattern.
jannw said... (11/29/11 6:01 PM) Reply
What a pretty fabric and it looks so good on you! Sounds like they need a proof reader who sews...
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