Marc Jacobs – eat yer heart out !!!!!
Beautiful finish, well done
Beautiful – perfect fit
Did you follow a pattern for this elenay?
Cok guzel – calisir- cok seviyorum.
Love it – hope it keeps out the Chicago chill!
There is something very French and a bit saucy about this hat !!!
I almost want to sign up for a millinery course myself having seen your wonderful hats.
The brim …
Lovely – very cool and you wear it so well!
Ths is very loosely based on a MCCalls pattern but with a few modifications – kept the raw edges gathered and exposed as a detail and added a couple of small darts to the back collar to help it sit…
thanks Mary – apologies for the ugly mug on the top!!!!
My own take on VEV 8581. This time I drafted my on neckband and didn’t bother gathering and banding the sleeves. The neckline isn’t perfect – it probably needed to be a bit of a steeper U shape as …
As per the previous dark green but this is in a mid bue.
Not quite so successful as the fabric doesn’t hold the gathers so well – but it worked out a nice basic little top to wear with jeans.
This is my own take on Butterick B5356- view B.
Instead of keeping the seam on the inside – I decided to keep it out and make a feature of it.
I have seen Dries van Noten and Marni tops with th…
Another variation on the MCalls top seen in previous project though without the frill neckline and closer to the original in the pattern. (Doing a lot of smocks lately – they re just so easy to wea…
This is loosely based on a McCalls pattern, now discontinued, which I had made once before. But it proved harder his time round as the neckline was way too gaping on the first attempt and I had to …
I’ll post some proper pics soon but what you see here are six spring to summer tops loosely based on McCalls (I forget which one), Butterick 5356 and VEV V8581. I had a few weeks off sick recently…
Wow ! Beautiful!! Well done.
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