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Posted on:2/27/14 8:53 AM
Project Photo:Simplicity: 2151 by wordchick

Simplicity: 2151 by wordchick  
Pattern Photo:Simplicity 2151
Simplicity Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Great Wardrobe Builder
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 1 people   
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Fabric:Rayon Challis  [See other projects in this fabric]
It's a wild print, but I went for it!


What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
Princess seams--they are my favorite. The sleeve detail is nice, and the collar style is my second favorite (shawl collars are my favorite). The length of the top is great for slacks. It's roomy without being too loose. The fit is "Amazing Fit" series.


Fabric used:
Silky print, but I would love to make it in a print that has just a bit of stretch.


Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
None. The "Amazing Fit" series is great and offers alternate bra cup sizes. That's why I chose it. The fit really is great.


Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes, however, in a different fabric. The fabric I selected puckers easily.


Conclusion:
Good staple top as a wardrobe builder. I could do with a red, black, and white version of this.

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NEMDF said...
Very nice, and I love the fabric! I also love shawl collar blouses & tops.
2/27/14 9:17 AM
Baja Susana said...
This looks like a great pattern. And I love wild prints. The sleeve detail is a nice touch. You look good in your new blouse.
2/27/14 10:00 AM
sewrose said...
I have this pattern in my stash and I'm happy to see it made up. I think these collar styles are such a nice change from the usual straight collars.
2/27/14 10:03 AM
RadarRadiance said...
Very cool fabric, love the print! Looks very nice.
2/27/14 10:19 AM
carolynw said...
You have to stop making clothes I love !
2/27/14 12:04 PM
regal80 said...
beautiful!
3/1/14 0:04 AM
LPGA said...
Beautiful fabric, very stylish ! Good work ! I will be putting this pattern on my TO BUY list.
3/31/14 7:22 AM
 
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