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Posted on:2/1/12 6:49 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Christas said... (2/15/12 5:36 PM) Reply
Super cute top on you! Thanks for the heads up about the sizing.
Mikgirl said... (2/11/12 2:57 AM) Reply
I just got this pattern and your pictures showed great info. I love how you matched it with red pants! :)
dixiediy said... (2/7/12 1:12 PM) Reply
thanks everyone! stsimon, I may add some bra strap holder later. I haven't had too much of a problem with the shirt sliding off, yet, but better safe than sorry.
stsimon said... (2/3/12 8:16 PM) Reply
The dark solid knit was a really good fabric choice for this pattern. Prints aren't nearly as attractive with the busy seaming in the front. I may never make this top, since it seems a little youthful for me, but in mid-summer when it's hot, it looks like the coolest top around. Carolyn's version here on PR has bra strap holders, too, which seems like a good idea for the loose, almost off-the-shoulder fit.
waltzqueen said... (2/2/12 6:11 PM) Reply
I love the top and I think it's a terrific color for your hair color. I love purple hair!! Neato with the red below as well. Fine all 'round!
jlg said... (2/2/12 5:19 AM) Reply
Very cute. I may have to get this pattern.
jenleeC said... (2/2/12 1:02 AM) Reply
This pattern arrived yesterday, yah! Your top looks great and thanks for the heads up on sizing.
Byrdie said... (2/1/12 10:58 PM) Reply
Cute! This one is actually in my to do pile, picked a floral print.
Elona said... (2/1/12 9:04 PM) Reply
Great top! This is such an odd pattern: Imagine something that really, truly is oversized, yet seems to be becoming to so many people.
aliesje said... (2/1/12 7:20 PM) Reply
I love it! I don't often look at other sewers' work and say, man, I want to wear *that* but I sure do with your top!
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