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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5861 (Misses'/Women's Tunic)

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Reviewed by:Laura Wirkkala
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Posted on:3/19/13 4:15 PM
Last Updated:3/19/13 4:26 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 20 people   
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PattyE said...
I've got this pattern...would love to see your pic.
3/19/13 8:24 PM
SavageCoco said...
EXCELLENT elastic-in-the-bobbin tip. Thank you!
3/20/13 0:50 AM
slmstyle said...
Thank you so much for the wonderfully detailed and insightful review! I hope to make this lovely blouse pattern for my sisters in the near future. Another good photo of your work would add to your helpful review, but the glimpse of your top in the gallery photo looks beautiful!
3/20/13 1:10 AM
darlow said...
Since your photo posted sideways, I am not able to see it at all well. It is not enlarging for me when I click on it and I would love to see how this patten turned out for you. Any chance of changing the photo situation? And thanks for all of the review notes - very helpful.
3/20/13 10:55 PM
Laura Wirkkala said...
Thanks for the comments. Sorry about the picture. It isn't a sideways picture, but that's the way it uploaded. I've tried to change it, but to no avail. I would love to put more than one picture in the review, but don't know how to do that. Any help out there? Laura
4/18/13 3:22 PM
linda 75142 said...
Thanks for the thorough review. Just picked up this pattern today. Looks like it would be cool for summer. Wish I could see larger photo of your version.
5/25/13 5:00 PM
LindaVee said...
Thank you for the detailed notes - very helpful!
10/5/13 7:56 PM
Cartwrin said...
Best review ever! I bought this pattern to use with some lovely voile fabric and I feel like I just had a complete tutorial on this pattern. Thanks so much!!
3/1/14 10:59 AM
AdaH said...
So glad to find your review of this pattern. I bought it last fall and have been hesitant to make it up as I am a plus size and wondered if it would work for me. Now I know it will. My fabric is also a print so good tip about making view D. I had not thought of that.
3/11/14 7:34 PM
MarjorieSews said...
I am so grateful for your excellent review and handy tips, especially fray stop on a buttonhole. I am about to make this top so thank-you once again for your advice.
7/28/14 9:27 PM
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