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Review submitted in 2014 Fitted Blouse - Skill Level INTERMEDIATE Contest
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Posted on:3/30/14 6:40 PM
Last Updated:4/1/14 4:59 AM

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MrsCharisma said...
What gorgeous fabric! I really like it on you!
3/30/14 6:53 PM
Twinset said...
Love it! It has a nice 70's vibe to it! Thanks for the inspiration - I have the same fabric in a different colourway and never knew what to do with it - now I know!
3/30/14 6:59 PM
Rpilver said...
You are right! It does have the 70's look to it! Makes sense, since I am a 70's girl and I loved the 70's!
3/30/14 7:06 PM
TJSEWS said...
This blouse is beautiful! I love the happy colorful print.
3/30/14 7:17 PM
jannw said...
Great job and a great fabric! Enjoy wearing it!
3/30/14 7:54 PM
Christas said...
No one would ever guess that this was your first time to sew a blouse or your first time to sew with voile fabric. Your sewing is lovely and the blouse looks so nice on you!
3/30/14 8:15 PM
Mahogany Stylist said...
Great looking blouse. Love your choice of fabric. Thank for your helpful review.
3/30/14 8:46 PM
MarjorieSews said...
Beautiful. Great fit on you.
3/30/14 8:47 PM
ArtAttack said...
Great looking shirt! You did a really nice job on it. I usually cut my sleeve caps at least a size smaller than the rest of the pattern. This really helps to avoid puckering.
3/30/14 10:05 PM
imsewcrazy said...
Beautiful! I love the fabric!!!And this is your first blouse pattern???? AMAZING!!!
3/30/14 10:07 PM
FreyaStark said...
A great shirt. I love green! To reduce fullness at the top of a sleeve, spread the gathers by stitching your gathering thread between the notches on the tissue, not between the dots (which are placed higher up). Second, attach the sleeve to the body of the blouse before stitching the side and sleeve seams rather than after, regardless of what the instructions say. Then stitch the side and sleeve seams in one fell swoop, from hem to cuff. (This method also makes stitching french seams at the sides and on the sleeves easier.) Third, sewing with the gathered (sleeve) side down and the smooth side (ie the body of the blouse) facing you makes it easier to manoeuvre over the gathers. I have made many shirts this way with good results.
3/31/14 1:34 AM
Quickie said...
Very nice for summer..great work
3/31/14 2:31 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Very pretty!
3/31/14 5:30 AM
supizoo said...
Beautiful fabric, beautiful blouse.
3/31/14 7:49 AM
threaddy said...
Wonderful review. thank you so much for the sizing info! Your blouse looks fantastic. I love the way you have it opened with a camisole under it. You did an excellent job of sewing... and have reached the benefit of looks perfect on you!!!!
3/31/14 9:44 AM
hopflower said...
You did a really nice job on this blouse. It looks great, and the fabric is fun and whimsical.
3/31/14 10:07 AM
annem54 said...
Nice blouse, fresh print. Thank you, FreyaStark for your helpful tips which I will try as I took struggled with sleeve head. Thank you ArtAttack, too
3/31/14 11:22 AM
kajero said...
How gorgeous. The blouse is beautiful and the fit is fantastic!
3/31/14 6:24 PM
Sew Good said...
Perfect fit and I love the print!
3/31/14 10:51 PM
Erin Sooit said...
Pretty blouse! Thanks for your review.
3/31/14 11:22 PM
ISewedIt said...
Great fit and pretty fabric!
3/31/14 11:55 PM
LlanoGirl said...
You did a beautiful job on this! I am getting ready to sew a fitted blouse, something I havn't done in a long time - I hope it turns out as pretty as yours!
4/1/14 8:54 AM
Arted said...
Great job
4/4/14 4:16 PM
madbadger said...
I love this!
4/4/14 10:18 PM
Margaret said...
Looks great on you! I love the print and color.
4/6/14 12:29 PM
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