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Pattern Reviews> Cutting Line Designs> 11226 (The Blouse Perfected)

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Reviewed by:Patti B
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Posted on:6/14/12 9:55 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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Michele Lommasson said... (5/15/13 7:26 PM) Reply
I love your blouse. Perfect fabric choice. Thanks for the heads up on the sizing.
JDpenelope said... (6/16/12 3:51 AM) Reply
Your rendition of this pattern is a big hit and rightly so. I'm not sure why you say blouses are your nemesis -- This one is terrific.
JDpenelope said... (6/16/12 3:51 AM) Reply
Your rendition of this pattern is a big hit and rightly so. I'm not sure why you say blouses are your nemesis -- This one is terrific.
cmcarr said... (6/16/12 0:56 AM) Reply
Now this is a beautiful blouse. I love the fabric.
Karla Kizer said... (6/15/12 11:07 PM) Reply
Patti, I love it. Louise's Perfect Blouse pattern is one of my favorites, and I'll bet I'll like this one just as enabler, you. Great marriage of pattern and fabric!
JillyBe said... (6/15/12 7:08 PM) Reply
How utterly fun!
pdiddly said... (6/15/12 5:47 PM) Reply
another lovely shirt
JEF said... (6/15/12 5:09 PM) Reply
Great top.
Mary Gillette said... (6/15/12 4:17 PM) Reply
What a beautiful shirt! You look terrific in it.
Patti B said... (6/15/12 11:49 AM) Reply
DorothyK, the fabric was from Lorraine Torrence at Puyallup several years ago. Louise said that she carried it at one time as well but it's OP now. Fun stuff!
JudiBee2 said... (6/15/12 11:01 AM) Reply
That's really nice, and I would say an ambitious project which fits great.
RadarRadiance said... (6/15/12 10:10 AM) Reply
Now that is some cute fabric! Great job, very sharp.
DorothyK said... (6/15/12 9:54 AM) Reply
You really aced this one. Perfect pattern, perfect fabric, perfect fit. The fabric is spectacular and really makes this a unique item. Where did you get this fabric?
Karine said... (6/15/12 8:15 AM) Reply
Your blouse is just stunning! I love how you've used the two fabrics. And it sounds like you've mastered the sizing - the Small certainly looks like a beautiful fit.
Barbara said... (6/15/12 7:44 AM) Reply
I absolutely love this shirt! The fabric choices made this a real work of art. Everything about your shirt speaks to me.
blue mooney said... (6/15/12 7:37 AM) Reply
This is beautiful. I'm going to remember the pieced sleeves - you used them to great effect.
Rebecca D said... (6/15/12 6:59 AM) Reply
Lovely fabric , lovely shirt.
mm said... (6/15/12 4:58 AM) Reply
Great fabric and a perfect fit.
Amanda.Claire said... (6/15/12 4:56 AM) Reply
Super shirt! Thanks for the tip about sizing. I have some Lois Cutting that I have not sewn yet.
pdiddly said... (6/15/12 3:44 AM) Reply
another wonderful blouse looks great on you
Sharonspils said... (6/15/12 3:01 AM) Reply
Wonderful blouse and the fit looks perfect. lovely.
FreyaStark said... (6/15/12 1:55 AM) Reply
A cool shirt.
Renata said... (6/15/12 0:36 AM) Reply
It wasn't until I read your review that I realised why I focused on the body of the blouse that much, with the plain fabric in the sleeves. What a brilliant solution to the shortage of fabric problem, as though it was meant to be all the time. Love the blouse and the fabric, and your smile says it all.
sew2little said... (6/15/12 0:09 AM) Reply
Patti--This is beautiful and your solution on the sleeve looks stylish, not improvised in any way. Love it. See you soon!
Barbara V said... (6/14/12 11:41 PM) Reply
Gorgeous fabric and blouse. Lovely result. You look great in it!
Kathy7661 said... (6/14/12 10:52 PM) Reply
Very nice! Great job on the fabric choice and making the sleeves work. You look lovely.
sewmaris said... (6/14/12 10:35 PM) Reply
Lovely blouse - looks great on you! SewMaris
Lynnelle said... (6/14/12 10:28 PM) Reply
What a great blouse and fantastic fit. Very well done, Patti!
marthamyers said... (6/14/12 10:28 PM) Reply
This is such a great piece, Patti B. I too just love the way you used the fabric to great advantage. Artfully made!
treefrog said... (6/14/12 10:22 PM) Reply
Wow! Love the fabric. The blouse looks so arty and wonderful. Thanks for the tips on the instructions and sizing.
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