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Autumn top a.k.a the near disaster

Added Jun 5, 2011

by MientjiB

Auckland, New Ze...

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Description

With the weather getting colder in the southern hemisphere, I wanted to make some long-sleeved tops. This was my first ever Butterick pattern (5525) – and so my first experience of how much ease they work into their patterns. When I finished it, the shirt was a full two sizes too big. Much cursing and seam-taking-in later, I can wear it, although I should go back and take in the hips even more… But I love the print, and the neckline, so I’m enjoying it anyway!

Material Notes

Some kind of synthetic stretch – not actually enough drape for this pattern, but I loved the colour combination of the print!

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops

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    Sep 23, 2011, 04.05 AMby Catalina6

    I love this! P.S. Where did you get that gorgeous fabric icon you used? It’s really beautiful.

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      Sep 23, 2011, 06.09 AMby MientjiB

      The icon for my user name? That’s actually the border from an illustrated medieval manuscript – I found it on the internet some time ago, can’t remember where! But it is lovely :-)

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    Jun 5, 2011, 02.07 PMby CelticButterfly

    I agree. and the print is really different, I like it quite a bit. :)

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    Jun 5, 2011, 08.57 AMby Douli Bee

    You did a great job! The neckline is beautiful:-)

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