Drape Neck Top - Plus Size - 'Modern Style Group' - BurdaSty...

Added Apr 29, 2012

by rita61

Chemainus, Canada

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Description

Very simple top to make; this top, which my daughter decided she was going to wear 15 minutes before she was going out tonight, and nicely asked me if she could ‘borrow’ it ( I still had the hems to do), is made in a size 50. I didn’t have time to set up the twin needles, so instead I used the stretch zigzag stitch for the hemming. After cutting the neck band, I instead decided to use a strip of 1 cm light weight single fold bias binding for the back neck edge, which was very simple to work with, and holds the neck shape nicely. The armpit area hangs low; if you don’t like this, it is easy enough to alter, as I will do for my next top. As this top is cut on two folds, I suggest you review the pattern layout; if you have fabric with a nap, you will need 1.70m. The May 2012 issue has a similar top for regular sizes.

Material Notes

4 way Spandex knit

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
Garment Type
Tops

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  • Heathersvarld2_large

    Apr 29, 2012, 04.39 PMby heatherrique

    Adore your pretty top! You look very stylish!

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      Apr 29, 2012, 11.30 PMby rita61

      Thank you! My daughter has claimed the top for herself! :-)

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