Monday, March 12, 2012

Spring haven't Sprung yet Top

"Fashions fade, style is eternal."
Yves Saint-Laurent

Fabric: 100% cotton
Size: My measurements
Pattern: Self Drafted

Year: Contemporary
Notions:7 Inc invisible Zipper
Time to complete: 2 hours 

Number of pattern pieces: 5
Did you make any alterations or modifications? I love the ruffles but this time I omitted It.

First worn: 11 March
Will you make it again? Its my 3rd version and I never made into a dress so before I retire the pattern I shawl make a couple of dresses from it. 
Total priceMagically 90 cm of Fabric 

Did you use new skills or a particular skill: No,I am becoming addicted to invisible zipper.

Photo shoot camera: Samsung P210 + Tripod

Weather: A breezy 11 C

♫: Gotye . Somebody I used to know


  1. Beautiful.. Love it..Looks fantastic on you.. Know you will enjoy wearing it..
    bty...I love the green jeans with it.. super cute and looks like spring..
    Happy sewing.

    1. Thank you, yes the mint colour jeans is a recent addiction to my wardrobe and its perfect for my top .

  2. Anyone who says you shouldn't sew clothes with quilting cotton needs to see this top! Love it!

    1. Hi Annie, indeed.. I'm a big fan of making clothes with quilters cotton.. have you seen my sorbeto?

  3. Rachel, lovely looking top - you will be able to wear this this week as the weather is meant to be beautiful.

  4. I love the top Rachel, I think it one of best things I've seen recently! Great trousers too, I'm hoping to make a bright pair of trousers for spring.

    1. Thank you Charlotte ... I'm loving colourful trousers... I may adventure myself on the clover pattern xx

  5. Very cute. I love how well it goes with the pants. Another big win!

  6. cute top - just the thing for spring. So nice and cheerful! :-)

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    1. Hi Cecili, you are darling... Thank you so much . Xx

  8. So lovely! Your self drafted tops are my absolute favorites - you make the most fantastic garments!

  9. Cute Rachel! Did you draft the pattern or drape it first?

    1. Hi Justine, sorry been so late to respond.. I drafted.. You can see in previous "top" post...

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