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Pattern Reviews> New Look> 6126 (Misses Top)

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Reviewed by:Sheila457
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Posted on:6/12/13 11:36 AM
Last Updated:6/14/13 10:39 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Sheila457 said... (6/17/13 7:26 AM) Reply
Thank You.
Jstarr4250 said... (6/16/13 11:44 AM) Reply
Gorgeous top and great fabric layout to use this beautiful fabric to its best advantage.
DaisyA said... (6/15/13 6:01 PM) Reply
wow and WOW! great fabric and great finishing makes a great top!!
imsewcrazy said... (6/15/13 12:14 PM) Reply
Very pretty top! Great fabric choice!
Sheila457 said... (6/14/13 8:17 PM) Reply
Thank you. Thanks Rosalaya, with the fabric so sheer, I didn't want to add more weight and double serging strengthen the shoulder seam w/o added weight.
Rosalaya said... (6/14/13 7:19 PM) Reply
Thanks Sheila, I'm learning new things every day. For shoulders I just lay down some twill tape or selvedge and overlock over that.
norie creates said... (6/14/13 6:42 PM) Reply
Wow! I love everything about this..the style and gorgeous fabric! Just beautiful!
SmileyKat said... (6/14/13 1:32 PM) Reply
Gorgeous fabric. I bet you have gotten many compliments on it when you wear it.
Levone said... (6/14/13 1:10 PM) Reply
Beautiful top! Thanks for all of the detailed pictures.
RadarRadiance said... (6/14/13 10:55 AM) Reply
Love your fabric, very cute!
Sheila457 said... (6/14/13 10:32 AM) Reply
I was able to upload 2 pics of the underside of the kimono, wherein I used 1/4" elastic and serged all the seams. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/17644693/wrongside%20flat.JPG https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/17644693/Slide1.JPG
Sheila457 said... (6/13/13 7:16 PM) Reply
Thank you. @Rosalaya, double serging is just serging the first time with the knife active and serging the second time without the knife. Basically strengthening the shoulder seam.. nothing more.
Rosalaya said... (6/13/13 5:48 PM) Reply
Such a grand pairing of fabric and pattern. Well done. Umm..... Just what is double serging?
2 Airedales n Me said... (6/13/13 11:38 AM) Reply
Wow, great use of that interesting fabric with a really cute result. Nice tunic and I'm thinking "great swimsuit cover-up"...
Sheila457 said... (6/13/13 9:04 AM) Reply
Thanks for the awesome compliments. @ Diane, I will try to take a pic tonight of the inside. I set the stitch width to 4.4 and the length 1.5.
MamaSewing said... (6/13/13 8:54 AM) Reply
What a terrific top. I love the fabric color and print!
Diane333 said... (6/13/13 6:22 AM) Reply
Really like your top. Are you able to show the inside of your 3 rows of elastic? I would like to make this top .
Danvillegirl said... (6/13/13 5:32 AM) Reply
Great pattern to showcase this fabric.
jlg said... (6/13/13 5:21 AM) Reply
Wow! This is really cool.
wildberrymom said... (6/13/13 1:43 AM) Reply
Very pretty top!
Laurie Lou said... (6/12/13 2:43 PM) Reply
I LOVE your top. You got the best pattern placement of all on it too! Super cute and I want that fabric!...to make an identical top. :) Looks great on you!
slmstyle said... (6/12/13 1:41 PM) Reply
Lovely top! I have had this pattern, and fabric for it, in my stash for a long time. I should make it up after seeing your beautiful version. I really like the idea of the elastic thread-might have to steal it :)
 
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