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Dolman Split Sleeve top

Added Apr 19, 2014

by sophie11

Sydney, Australia

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Description

The lovely Dolman Split sleeve top had to be made in white Rayon. As often is the case with these Burda patterns, I forgot to add the seam allowance. But, i cut a size 38 and that seemed enormous, so not having the seam allowance was good! It took a while to realise that i like this top. But when I pair it with a mini or skinny jeans, I just love it. Warning, there is huge under arm gape that needs to be managed if you’re not wanting to show your bra.
I omitted the zip as I thought it would be too heavy for the silky rayon, and any chance I have to omit a zip I’ll take it. The description of installing the plackets on the split sleeves could have been a little clearer but I muddled through!
Check it out on my blog http://sewingsophie.blogspot.com.au

Material Notes

White Rayon

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse

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    May 29, 2014, 06.38 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Nice top! I’ve made this too, but yours looks great!! :-) White is wonderful for summer ☼

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      Jun 12, 2014, 12.39 PMby sophie11

      Thanks Ellen, I love your version, but needed the white one!

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    Apr 22, 2014, 03.34 PMby kisses

    Nicely done…like how you style it

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      Apr 27, 2014, 04.25 AMby sophie11

      thank you!

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    Apr 20, 2014, 03.55 PMby bluetalmeida

    I love the way you did it! How did you handle the under arm gape? thank you !

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      Apr 21, 2014, 02.03 AMby sophie11

      Thank you!!! I handle the under arm gape by wearing a pretty bra and pretending I’m a teenager who’s purposely showing it! (Was going to be a work top, but no way!)

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    Apr 20, 2014, 12.04 AMby rita61

    So nice on you. Nice styling.

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      Apr 20, 2014, 09.16 AMby sophie11

      Thank you!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 01.47 PMby Luz Kettle

    Great I was looking at this pattern to make a top for my mum. I will do it now. Gracias x

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      Apr 20, 2014, 09.16 AMby sophie11

      look forward to seeing it!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 12.45 PMby Mary Athey

    This is such a lovely top, what pattern is this? I have about 10 metres of similiar fabric i need to use up. X

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      Apr 19, 2014, 01.33 PMby sophie11

      I thought I had tagged it properly! It’s burda pattern, just do a search on dolman split sleeve top. It takes a bit of fabric as it’s so volumneous! Look forward to seeing yours!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 10.49 AMby liliv-1

    I love it, it’s so stylish! White is the perfect color for this style!

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      Apr 19, 2014, 12.40 PMby sophie11

      Thank you!! I do love the dress version in red too.

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