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Reviewed by:chenille
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Posted on:4/1/14 4:10 PM
Project Photo:Named Clothing: 02-005 by chenille

Named Clothing: 02-005 by chenille  
Pattern Photo:Named Clothing 02-005
Named Clothing Pattern Info

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Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
See other patterns in this category: Tops    
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Fabric:Polyester Spandex blend  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description:
Loose-fitting and casual shirt with wide sleeves and dropped shoulder line
Pattern Sizing:
2 sizes = EUR 34-38 and 40-44 (US 2–6 and 8-12, UK 6–10 and 12-16)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow?
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
it's simple chic top that can be slouchy comfortable or dressy
Fabric Used:
sheer stripes with gold paint splattered look poly/spandex - from the $1 section at Fabric Mart last year?
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
started with the smaller size from neck through about 1/2 of armhole then graded to a size between 1 and 2. Raised the armhole so it would hit at my waist. Altered sleeve to fit. Made a few pleats in the cuff to tighten. Finished with neckband instead of the turn and stitch method.
Full details and pics at the end of blog post here
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
yes and yes - I'm thinking it would be interesting to draft on a pencil skirt to the top.
Nice, quick pattern, well drafted.
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JNE4SL said...
Very pretty. Your alterations sound very similar to what I did.
4/1/14 6:24 PM
Berkie said...
I made a similar top in the same fabric in burgundy and black. Nice fabric to work with and good for this type of style. Mine was a Kwik Sew. Looks great.
4/2/14 7:38 AM
canei said...
4/2/14 8:09 AM
Karie207 said...
So pretty! Thanks for writing about your alterations.
7/31/14 3:36 PM
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