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Pattern Reviews> Christine Jonson> 419 (Ruffle Top and Swirl Skirt)

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Posted on:1/29/05 7:53 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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LilD said... (5/24/05 8:29 PM) Reply
I hope to make up several of CJ's patterns, and this review has been very helpful
SueV said... (1/30/05 10:05 PM) Reply
nice skirt, nice jacket. Both look great on you.
edube said... (1/30/05 2:23 PM) Reply
Linda L, I am 5'2" and would not hesitate to make this style (I do have this pattern ready to make up). The secret is in using the proper fabric--it really needs to be drapey. I find all of CJ's skirt patterns to be extremely flattering on a short person.
Danvillegirl said... (1/30/05 1:21 PM) Reply
Loved the mixed fabric. Great idea. Like the skirt but being 5'3" it would be rather overwhelming on me. Looks great on you and like your jacket with it.
Diane E said... (1/30/05 10:53 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful. This is a wonderful tailored outfit with a kick! I have made this pattern's top, but haven't yet done the skirt. Thanks for the inspiration.
MickeyFan said... (1/30/05 8:24 AM) Reply
What a stunning combination. I love it!
ldpaulson said... (1/29/05 10:03 PM) Reply
Nice! Thanks for pushing me in the direction of making this. I don't have the pattern yet, but given the raves plus the fact that it is very similar to a skirt I saw in a magazine and liked ... I think there's no question. Long and slenderizing? I'M SOLD! Great job!
Evatgirl73 said... (1/29/05 9:28 PM) Reply
Great skirt, very pretty! You look very "put together" and stylish!
Georgene said... (1/29/05 8:13 PM) Reply
Great skirt, I like the mixed textures. It makes it even better with that geometric sort of Missoni zigzag on the top.
Annika said... (1/29/05 8:12 PM) Reply
beautiful job!
JoleneF said... (1/29/05 8:11 PM) Reply
Great looking outfit!
CarolynGM said... (1/29/05 8:02 PM) Reply
Lovely skirt. I like the jacket too -- did you make it also?
noreend said... (1/29/05 7:57 PM) Reply
LOVE how you mixed stash fabrics. Looks wonderfull!
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