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Reviewed by:Patti B
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Posted on:7/6/05 10:23 PM
Last Updated:7/7/05 8:57 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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JudiBee2 said... (11/4/07 3:57 PM) Reply
It really lies flat around the neckline and armholes. You did a good job. I wish you would make a tutorial on your methods.
Twinkster said... (7/7/05 11:18 PM) Reply
Perfect fit on that top!! What a cute outfit.
bunz said... (7/7/05 9:36 PM) Reply
Great fit! And you look really pretty in it :-)
hongkongshopper said... (7/7/05 6:57 PM) Reply
Ooh I like that fabric - and it doesn't look too tight to me!? But I like close fitting clothes.
jlg said... (7/7/05 5:48 PM) Reply
Lovely top. It looks wonderful on you.
Schnauzer said... (7/7/05 4:59 PM) Reply
Very pretty top Patti!
PixieCat said... (7/7/05 4:06 PM) Reply
I love your top! The princess lines are such a nice touch and very flattering!
cindyann said... (7/7/05 3:50 PM) Reply
Very nice top. I was looking at this pattern just last night and I'm so glad you reviewed it. This style looks great on you.
JDpenelope said... (7/7/05 9:12 AM) Reply
What a nice style--it looks great on, although it might need to be a bit larger, as you say! I've used your neck binding method--makes for a finished look on both front and back sides. The princess seams make this a winner.
Danvillegirl said... (7/7/05 9:01 AM) Reply
I have this pattern out on my cutting table. Glad to read your review. I think it will be helpful particularly with bust area. I seem to fall between medium and large with most patterns and perhaps larger is easier to fit than too small. Love your fabric.
Patti B said... (7/7/05 8:56 AM) Reply
Gosh, thanks, everyone. I know I will use this pattern again. You're right, AnneM, it will be a nice shell for under a jacket.
AnneM said... (7/7/05 8:49 AM) Reply
I really like the design of this top (except I don't wear sleevless tops much). I think it looks fine with the snug fit, particularly for wearing under a jacket.
Londa Rohlfing said... (7/7/05 8:41 AM) Reply
I like it too! What a pretty top.... I would think this one would be attractive to the eye of the younger set as well! Thanks for the review.
MaryBeth said... (7/7/05 7:40 AM) Reply
MickeyFan said... (7/7/05 7:15 AM) Reply
Patti, this top looks fabulous on you. I love the fabric you chose, and I love the princess seams. Thanks for this review, I'll be adding this one to my wish list.
CarolynGM said... (7/7/05 6:20 AM) Reply
That is an extremely cute top -- that front seaming is wonderful.
Oziroo said... (7/7/05 5:26 AM) Reply
This top looks super on you. I love the fabric too.
Kathryn said... (7/7/05 0:28 AM) Reply
Very cute top, Patti! I have this same fabric, and it's great to see what it looks like in 3 dimensions instead of lying in my stash!
mudcat said... (7/6/05 11:48 PM) Reply
In spite of the fact you find it too tight, it looks pretty good. I just ordered this pattern yesterday (along with the fajita skirt). Your review is quite helpful.
touran said... (7/6/05 10:44 PM) Reply
How gorgeous. I think the very fitted style looks great on you.
BjP said... (7/6/05 10:28 PM) Reply
Yes, very attractive neckline. I am really intrigued by the princess seams in a knit top. Love the fabric!
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