Sunday, March 16, 2014

Splatter top

Despite best intentions I'm guilty of 'random sewing'.  

I have on my sewing table two nearly done muslins - a trouser block and a jacket block; and two dresses in various stages of completion.  I rushed to finish this simple top for my niece's engagement party and am quite happy with it.  The fabric is a polyester pretending to be silk bought an aeon ago at The Fabric Store.  The pattern is Vogue 8833, an easy to make wrap top with a long tie belt that wraps right around the waist. I made the version with the mandarin style collar. I will adjust the pattern if I make another so that I don't need the singlet underneath.  The gape factor was too much for me.  Despite this, I quite like it!  Happy sewing.


16 comments:

  1. Sometimes we just need a quick sew! This top looks lovely with your colouring and I'm sure you received many compliments at the engagement party.

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  2. this is so smart and stylish Gail! suitable for both a swish party and I'm sure it would look gorgeous for the office too. Wrap blouses are so feminine and comfy to wear :)

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  3. I love this top. The fabric is fabulous and I like the fit. Frankly I think it looks wonderful with the cami peeking out. TFS

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  4. What a great style and color on you! I love the versatility of wrap styles. I'm always getting caught up in random sewing projects -- I think everyone is guilty of it at one point or another!

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  5. A good top for in between weather. Hey what's wrong with random sewing ;)

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  6. Very pretty Gail, its a lovely style and colour.

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  7. Lovely colours in your top and looks perfect for the party.

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  8. I love the way sewing can provide that immediate outfit when required. Looks fab! :)

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  9. I like this too. It's great you could whip this up so fast!

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  10. Nothing wrong with random sewing when it results in a lovely like this!

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  11. Great colours and beautiful with the black underneath. I do too much random sewing too. Well, as long as we like it nothing wrong with it.

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  12. great colors for you and looks lovely on.

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  13. This blouse is very flattering and perfect paired with black pants. Random sewing is better as no sewing at all as it is the case for me

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  14. Hi Gail! That top is really stylish, you look great in it! I love the "polyester pretending to be silk" line!

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  15. Beautiful top. Just lovely draping too. :) Looks super on you!

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