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Posted on:5/1/05 6:45 PM


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QuickFade said... (7/31/05 10:09 PM) Reply
Cute top! Thanks for the construction tips.
Gigi Louis said... (5/8/05 12:42 PM) Reply
Very cute! I love your use of the metal clasps - I've had some in my stash for ages and never thought to use them on a knit top. I hear you with regard to poly knits. They are fine in the cooler months (of which there are about 2 here, lol) but, since I no longer work in a freezing cold office they are too hot any other time. So sad too because there are so many fantastic prints available! :-(
Schnauzer said... (5/3/05 4:39 PM) Reply
Really lovely top and another informative review. Thankyou.
flowermama said... (5/2/05 10:03 AM) Reply
Beautiful!
JDpenelope said... (5/2/05 9:18 AM) Reply
Beautiful. Thanks for all the tips, too. I'm wondering how my eos polyester fabrics will fare this summer, as well, having already reached (and probably past) "a certain age."
Lisette said... (5/2/05 8:05 AM) Reply
I have the same problem when hemming onionskin. I follow the technique that Marcy Tilton explains in Easy guide to sewing Tops, where she fuses a strip of knit interfacing to the hem to support it while you are stitching it. I have found out that if I use a zigzag stitch it works great and usually the print in this fabric conceals the stitching anyways..
Nancy Anne said... (5/2/05 7:38 AM) Reply
Absolutlely lovely, Sue! I have narrow shoulders- will you make one for me? ;)
jlg said... (5/2/05 5:22 AM) Reply
Cute top. The fabric is beautiful.
CarolynGM said... (5/2/05 4:50 AM) Reply
What a pretty top -- the piping and the clasps are really nice extras. I agree with you about polyester knits -- they are just not comfortable in my climate. I rarely buy them anymore.
Katharine in BXL said... (5/1/05 9:29 PM) Reply
Pretty colors! I had this problem too with onionskin. I used Steam-A-Seam & didn't press with the iron before hemming.
Mary Stiefer said... (5/1/05 9:25 PM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous
lmg said... (5/1/05 8:24 PM) Reply
Cute top. Love the piping with your fabric choice and the clasps. Great review
MarthaH said... (5/1/05 7:28 PM) Reply
Very nice, I always enjoy reading your review.
Levone said... (5/1/05 7:21 PM) Reply
Very cute top and lovely fabric.
Jan B. said... (5/1/05 7:00 PM) Reply
Very pretty. Love the fabric too. Nice job.
sew2little said... (5/1/05 6:57 PM) Reply
A perfect meld of pattern and fabric--a lovely top!
Diane Tucker said... (5/1/05 6:55 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this pattern. I love the thin, black trim on edge.
 
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