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alexania
« Reply #70 on: September 05, 2010 04:05:14 AM »

I actually just finished this bolero. I intended to do it in black but never buy wool in bad lighting without checking the label. So now I have a dark brown bolero which matches exactly one of my tops. Oh well.

I changed the lacing as I didn't like straight rows. My only issue with it is, it doesn't come forward enough, for example I can't really wear it with spaghetti strap tops because the straps stick out. Not sure how one could fix that.

Words are boring though Tongue I'll try and get some photos.
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« Reply #71 on: September 05, 2010 08:49:56 AM »

alexania- Thanks for the info! It's very helpful. I can't wait to see yours.
I have mine sitting at the moment. Too busy to work on it though I need to move it near the TV to be my t.v. project.
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« Reply #72 on: September 05, 2010 01:41:02 PM »


I changed the lacing as I didn't like straight rows. My only issue with it is, it doesn't come forward enough, for example I can't really wear it with spaghetti strap tops because the straps stick out. Not sure how one could fix that. 

You could make the ribbing longer, or the back part a little wider maybe.
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