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drape drape No 12, loose drape tank top

Added Apr 18, 2010

by ichigogirl

Stockholm, Sweden






Loose tank top from the japanese book “drape drape”.

I altered it to be quite a lot shorter, and also less wide, and subsequencely lost some of the drape in the original version.

A super-easy and fast project, there are only three seams, in the middle back and on the shoulders. The ribbon edge around the neck- and arm-openings took almost twice as long as all the other work (including preparing the pattern).

The last picture (black and white) is from the book, the original version.

More information at my blog




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    Jun 2, 2010, 06.13 PMby aleah

    I love it! It is so relaxed yet gorgeous! Did you drape it, or is it just from a book named “Drape drape”? (As in; did you drape it on an actual dress form?)

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      Jun 4, 2010, 11.54 AMby ichigogirl

      Thanks! I made changes to the pattern from the book, so there was no draping involved actually…

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    Apr 19, 2010, 10.23 AMby mitmit

    Very nice! Been trying to find that peticular book, but where? :-)

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    Apr 19, 2010, 01.36 AMby bcher1

    Perfect tank top as a beach cover up. Super super cool!

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    Apr 19, 2010, 01.03 AMby pixelink

    Hope your graced with plenty of sunshine for this one, it’s BRILLIANT and so practical for summer.

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    Apr 18, 2010, 10.48 PMby shellidawn

    I really like this! :o)

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    Apr 18, 2010, 08.36 PMby malinfjell

    It looks really really good. Perfect for a warm summers day!

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    Apr 18, 2010, 08.33 PMby adabofcolour

    simple and nice :)
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