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Alison top

Added May 17, 2009

by ncn6

Ithaca, New York...






I really like the neckline of the Alison swimsuit, so I decided to see if I could make it into a top. I had to fiddle with the pattern a bit (making the bodice slightly wider so it would be a bit more loose fitting, and adding a wider strap at the back so I could wear it with a bra). Although it’s a little cold in Ithaca to be wearing this just yet, I think it will be fantastic when it starts to heat up! I’m working on a skirt to match it now.

Material Notes

Stretch cotton jersey




Garment Type
Casual, Vintage


burdastyle for the pattern

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    May 6, 2010, 07.06 PMby laurwyn

    My boyfriend would LOVE this

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      May 7, 2010, 03.53 PMby ncn6

      You should totally make one, then! It’s actually not a very complicated pattern, and even though it’s supposed to be made up in stretchy swimsuit material it’s easy to make the pattern bigger so that you can wear it in a less stretchy knit.

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    May 26, 2009, 11.30 AMby blueprincess

    Very nice. I am going to try this soon on one of my refashion projects.

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    May 19, 2009, 01.12 PMby nglalala

    What a great idea! It looks great!

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    May 18, 2009, 07.04 PMby hannnc

    really nice! i like it as a top! it’s given me ideas for a dress, if you wouldn’t mind. though, it surely wont be done in a while, waay too many things to make :)

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    May 18, 2009, 04.26 AMby hajnika

    You realised a very nice and cool top from that pattern,and I love that style,it’s great for summer time!

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    May 18, 2009, 02.44 AMby safemme

    I never even thought about doing this – and I LOVE the neckline too! What great inspiration! And what a great top! The color looks so great on you!

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    May 17, 2009, 04.18 PMby retropeapod

    This looks fab! Great job :)

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    May 17, 2009, 03.27 PMby divine

    ooh i like it!!!

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