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Posted on:3/8/13 10:04 PM
Last Updated:9/16/13 11:57 AM
Pattern Size:Petite 
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sewing genie said... (12/13/13 2:51 PM) Reply
FeeShion No worries. Good luck with your projects,and if you have any more questions, you can ask me any time. Maybe I should have used the message board or something?? I'm not sure. If you ask questions on my facebook page, I can answer you quickly. I get messages in my email if there are any new things on my facebook. (English is my second language, too. ~.~)
FeeShion said... (12/1/13 3:59 PM) Reply
Dear "sewing genie", I always thougt that you simply didn't answer my question, but some minutes ago, I realized that you DID! I didn't receive a message about your comment, and so I didn't answer. I want to say sorry for that! I didn't want to appear impolite, I just missed your answer! At the moment, I am working on a Mc Call's blouse, but the Vogue V1296 is still on my to-do list. ;) Best regards, Anja from Germany (Please apologize my bad English; I am a little bit out of pratice.)
CissieW said... (9/17/13 8:54 AM) Reply
Love the collar!
ArtAttack said... (9/16/13 7:44 PM) Reply
Gorgeous top. The pattern envelope certainly doesn't promote it!
RadarRadiance said... (9/16/13 2:48 PM) Reply
Love your outfit and the jacket is stunning! I had seen that pattern but with the goofy pose I didn't even notice the lines....very pretty!
sewing genie said... (6/2/13 10:56 PM) Reply
Boning is not on the collar. It's just for the bodice. That's why I said I wouldn't use it again. and I think it was polyester. The taffeta I used is sort of stiff, and light weight interfacing was enough. If you use lighter weight material, using medium weight interfacing would be better, I think. I hope my answer is helpful. If you have any more question, feel free to ask
FeeShion said... (6/2/13 10:30 AM) Reply
I LOVE this top! "I will sew it again, but I wouldn't use boning." But then, the collar would lose its drape, wouldn't it? What kind of boning did you use (the polyester one or a very stiff one) and why don't you want to use it again? I ordered this pattern 2 days ago, but I'll have to wait for 6 weeks to get it. (I don't live in the U.S.) But I could already buy the notions, couldn't I? ;)
sewing genie said... (3/10/13 9:32 PM) Reply
Thanks, ladies. I made this for my sister. ~.~ The top is a bit time consuming, but it was worth it.
Amiejean said... (3/9/13 7:44 AM) Reply
Great job! I too love the neckline. I can't think of a situation i would encounter that I would need an outfit like this for. Sad. Yours looks very nice.
couturemom said... (3/9/13 6:55 AM) Reply
That's a very interesting pattern. I hadn't noticed that one before - it's going on my list!
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