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AlenaSelene
« on: June 18, 2013 12:49:26 PM »

Simplicity 1716
Pattern Description:
Knit mini dress, tunic and top. Front twist or cowl draped neckline. Five sleeve choices.
Pattern Sizing:
Sizes 4 12 or 14 - 20
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
The style. I made the twist top and its very slimming!
Fabric Used:
ITY knit
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
None, which is VERY unusual for me!
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes, I plan to make the cowl draped neck view.
Yes I recommend this pattern.
Conclusion:
Some of the pieces in this top have a strange shape, but the instructions are clear and easy to follow, and the top takes shape quickly. I love the style, it is very slimming.
I used a very large print, leftover from another project. I did not have enough material to match the print at the back seam. Thats ok, because I didnt have enough material to eliminate the seam and cut it on the fold, either.
The only modification I would make is to lengthen the middle pieces that form a twist at the center, front. The top hangs on my tiny half mannequin, but I fill it out nicely. It took several tries to get those twist pieces positioned just right so it looked good on me. I think an extra half inch or so at the ends would make the tweaking easier.
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