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Reviewed by:Jan Crews
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Posted on:10/6/13 5:48 PM
Last Updated:1/11/14 3:24 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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kiawah said... (1/12/14 4:10 PM) Reply
I took a class last year from Sandra and she brought this pattern and we used stay tape around the neck - Not sure why she would say to stay stitch.
Elephun said... (10/21/13 11:41 PM) Reply
You did a nice job- it looks very good! I haven't ventured to make version A yet because of all the tweaks I'll need to do to the contrast bands at the neck to get it to fit correctly. I have made the basic version (B) and really like it. I like the way that Sandra suggests finishing off the neckline in that version. It is simple and elegant when the facing is made from a stretch mesh.
Jan Crews said... (10/8/13 8:32 AM) Reply
Thanks, Carolyn. I wore the shirt yesterday, and really want to try it again.
carolynw said... (10/7/13 7:01 PM) Reply
All the effort you put in sure paid off - very. very nice top and love your mesh insertion
Jan Crews said... (10/7/13 4:25 PM) Reply
I think that's why we're all here, Katy! Thanks.
kkkkaty said... (10/7/13 1:26 PM) Reply
Good save! Although I have this pattern, I've been hesitant to use it, since I think the inset could be problematic in the wrong fabric. Which I think you proved... ;) thx for sharing your experience!
Jan Crews said... (10/6/13 11:23 PM) Reply
Thanks, Elona. I love how much we learn with every garment we create.
Elona said... (10/6/13 9:19 PM) Reply
Thank goodness your experience led you to reconsider the construction details. I particularly detest a blanket recommendation to stqystitch knits.
Jan Crews said... (10/6/13 8:15 PM) Reply
Thanks, Changma. I'm thrilled with the fit!
Changma said... (10/6/13 6:18 PM) Reply
I agree, your approach to the neckline looks nicer with your fabric. The fit looks good, too.
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