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(Afternoon Tea) Top For My Friend's Wedding

Added Jul 18, 2009

by ruudee81

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Description

This was my 2nd ever clothing creation and the only one I’ve ever worn!! I saw IchiGoGirl’s pattern and thought that it looked simple enough for me to make. I don’t have a sewing machine so made it all by hand and didn’t realise until the end that it was way too small!!! oops so I had to improvise a little with the back fastening and decided to do corset lacing.

Material Notes

Cotton – Baseball print (meant for boys but I really liked it!) and red ribbon.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Dec 27, 2009, 06.36 PMby fabricaddict

    beautiful top! and EXTREMELY impressive that you hand sewed the whole thing, I can’t bear to even hand sew little things!!!

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    Nov 18, 2009, 09.46 PMby ruudee81

    Sewing the pleat really wasn’t that bad as I used a roll of red ribbon, so only had to sew down one side to hold the pleats together! Thanks again for the comments!!

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    Aug 18, 2009, 09.27 AMby ichigogirl

    Wow, that is just amazing… I can’t believe you hand-sewed the pleat! It looks great on you, and I really like the material, thanks for posting pictures :-)!

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    Jul 22, 2009, 01.38 PMby jamber

    Wow! Incredibly neat stitching, I really wouldnt have the patience! Lovely fabric too and love the trim at the top x

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    Jul 20, 2009, 09.21 AMby escorpio

    I really like the fabric, and the corset lacing as well.

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    Jul 19, 2009, 04.51 AMby SkyBeBlue

    This is lovely! And well done for the hand job ;-)

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    Jul 19, 2009, 04.43 AMby ruudee81

    Thanks for the comments, I’m definitely determined to continue making things and maybe invest in a machine!! (just short on space at the mo)

    This website is very inspirational!!

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    Jul 19, 2009, 04.12 AMby lizah

    really cute! :)

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    Jul 18, 2009, 03.02 PMby leeshv

    Great job..I also made this top and discovered it was too small. Great idea with the corset back. I can’t believe you did it all by hand!

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/afternoon-tea-top-for-my-friends-wedding