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Floral Cropped Bodice Top

Added Jan 20, 2014

by nrobson

Aucks, New Zealand

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Description

Bodice Top – BurdaStyle 04/2013 #115

I sewed this top over only 4 days. Stoked. The fabric is from the 70s, its smooth and slinky, and also frays super easy. Once again I had exactly enough of a remnant found in my vintage stash to make this top. The fit is good, its just my abdomen that is usually the culprit, as it is my problem area lol. I also suspect the hook and eye tape, which I’ve put down the front, isn’t actually technically supposed to be visible when sewing it on to garments. I broke a needle going over the hook and eyes because I didn’t manually turn the needle uptake knob. It looks kind of continental, and as it is cropped, a high waist skirt or pants would match well I would think. You can posh it up, or keep it casual, whatever your mood takes. Pics were taken at my auntie’s house lol. location: bradford street

Material Notes

vintage 70s floral satiny/silky/nylony blend woven fabric, black hook and eye tape, sew in interfacing

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Classic, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends, Satin

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    Apr 6, 2014, 07.33 AMby kelerabeus

    Oh my God, I love this so much! And I’m not even a bustier kind of girl :) This flower print is plain beautiful, it’s gonna look smashing with some high waisted skirt.

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      Apr 8, 2014, 05.45 PMby nrobson

      Thank you! I’m not a bustier girl either haha, but they’re starting to grow on me now lol.

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    Jan 24, 2014, 02.49 PMby zsyzu

    Very pretty! It’s so flattering too. Your waist is teeny tiny!

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      Jan 25, 2014, 12.34 PMby nrobson

      haha thanks heaps ;)

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    Jan 21, 2014, 08.41 PMby kisses

    Lovely nice and style

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      Jan 22, 2014, 04.15 AMby nrobson

      Thanks alot ;) My friends want it after seeing the pic, oh no, but I’d sew them another one in different fabric, haha…

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    Jan 21, 2014, 01.15 PMby nrobson

    Thanks so much lovelies… Am pleasantly surprised its so well received… but the shape/pattern IS terrific, isn’t it? and not to mention the fabric – my friends’ mum has good taste, doesn’t she? …gave me her vintage remnants.

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    Jan 20, 2014, 09.39 PMby asperge11

    I love this so much! The style and fabric are just perfect!!

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.15 PMby nrobson

      yay thanks =P

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    Jan 20, 2014, 05.46 PMby Moimisie

    Super sexy! Great job!!

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.16 PMby nrobson

      thanks =P

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    Jan 20, 2014, 04.18 PMby yenny lee

    Cool

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.16 PMby nrobson

      =P

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    Jan 20, 2014, 03.44 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is gorgeous Nadia! You have done a great job!

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.16 PMby nrobson

      thank u luv XX

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      Jan 22, 2014, 05.20 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Congrats on being featured!:)

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      Jan 22, 2014, 06.52 PMby nrobson

      Thanks such a buzz!

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    Jan 20, 2014, 03.42 PMby liliv-1

    This fabric is gorgeous, I love it!

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.16 PMby nrobson

      i know, & thanks luv =P

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    Jan 20, 2014, 10.23 AMby Mary Athey

    I love your version of this bodice. Its hot hot hot and gorgeous on you. Xx

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      Jan 21, 2014, 01.16 PMby nrobson

      thanks luv for that, so appreciated X

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