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Cherry Crop Top

Added Apr 8, 2011

by mixtlii

Montpellier, France






I saw a very cute top in a shop (last picture), and I decided to make the same.
It is very simple, and I love it!

I used a wide T shirt pattern (not for knits), I modify the sleeves into raglan sleeves, then widened the neckline so it can be worn off the shoulders, I cropped it, and then I sewed 5 rows of smocks using elastic thread at the neckline, the sleeves, and the bottom.

Elastic thread was fun, it’s very easy and the results are great!

I think I should have made the neckline even wider, because it doesn’t stand on the shoulder by itself, it’s always coming back closer to the neck.
I also should have make shorter and smaller sleeves.

So… Now I have to make another one with all these modifications!

Material Notes

Elastic thread




Garment Type

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    Apr 17, 2011, 07.24 AMby mnavoy

    I love this!

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    Apr 9, 2011, 09.58 PMby missdandy

    Really cute top and the print is so great!

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    Apr 9, 2011, 07.21 PMby emilywirt

    This looks great! I want a cute little summer top like this now. This makes me want to go to the beach.

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    Apr 8, 2011, 10.42 PMby janene

    That really is such a cute top. So satisfying to find something you like and then make it your own… and even better!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 08.21 PMby maribug

    thats really just SO cute!

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