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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5954 (Misses' Tunic)

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Posted on:3/1/14 7:00 PM
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Doris W. in TN said... (10/28/14 7:03 PM) Reply
I love the different directions of the stripes! This really gives the top some "pop". You did a fantastic job.
threaddy said... (3/3/14 11:06 PM) Reply
How fun! You added such a fabulous dimension with the stripes going in different directions. Butterick should put your picture on the pattern instead of theirs.
material excess said... (3/2/14 11:24 PM) Reply
The design is cool to begin with, but the stripes really elevate it!
ISewedIt said... (3/2/14 7:15 PM) Reply
This is so cute!
missyyz said... (3/2/14 4:25 PM) Reply
Wow... I almost missed this review. Beautiful.
carolynw said... (3/2/14 3:42 PM) Reply
A real 10+ Really creative use of the stripes. Thanks for sharing
lyndle said... (3/2/14 2:17 PM) Reply
*Love* how you've used the stripes on this. It has turned out looks great.
sew2little said... (3/2/14 1:12 PM) Reply
I love your change of direction on the stripes--with the added bonus of not needing to match the stripes! I wonder how this would look lengthened as a dress?
ceedee said... (3/2/14 1:04 PM) Reply
Well, it looks great; perhaps it's the drapey-ness (is that a word? lol) played a part in the different look. Thanks for the response; it's now on my wish list!
STARG said... (3/2/14 12:48 PM) Reply
Ceedee: to answer your question there was no streamlining at all. The sides are as the pattern comes out of the envelope. My fabric was very drapey though. Hope that answers your question!
sacmabell said... (3/2/14 12:18 PM) Reply
I like the mix of vertical and horizontal stripes. I bought this a few weeks ago, but have been nervous about the cross over.
redside said... (3/2/14 10:36 AM) Reply
Wonderful use of stripes!
ceedee said... (3/2/14 4:51 AM) Reply
You're shortage of fabric offered you a great design opportunity - adds more interest this way! Question: I prefer the front of your version - did you streamline the front from the waist down? Either way, a fun top!
Karen R said... (3/2/14 1:53 AM) Reply
Fabulous top , love it
wildberrymom said... (3/2/14 1:37 AM) Reply
Such an interesting pattern! You have a very nice tunic and it looks great on you.
Baja Susana said... (3/1/14 11:58 PM) Reply
I love it, and you cleverly juxtaposed the stripes to add interest.
Pj3g said... (3/1/14 11:31 PM) Reply
Looks wonderful! I love it!
Sue Parrott said... (3/1/14 10:43 PM) Reply
Wow, how adorable! I love your creativity with the fabric!
mary in FL said... (3/1/14 8:38 PM) Reply
I like how you mixed up the stripes for the collar!
EleanorSews said... (3/1/14 7:19 PM) Reply
The need to use stripes in different directions was a nice consequence of using pieces. Creates a fun look.
frame said... (3/1/14 7:08 PM) Reply
I like it.
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