Fully Ruffled Top !

Added Apr 14, 2010

by mixtlii

Montpellier, France

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Description

I had this idea of making the seams on the outside for a long time… I tried first with my Fully Ruffled Dress but that was not perfect as I had 3 hours to make it.
This top is the updated version (originally, my idea was a top anyway!)… I love it!
Plus the fabric I found was transparent, so I lined it with itself, and it adds even more ruffles! ^^

Material Notes

Jersey

Difficulty

Novice

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Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Nov 1, 2010, 04.49 AMby nishavinod2009

    wonderful-both top and the idea!

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    Apr 21, 2010, 12.07 PMby jambrigid

    so cute! I love the fabric. Miss you!

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    Apr 16, 2010, 03.29 PMby lizah

    cute!!!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 08.30 PMby Zaiba Shaikh

    Looks Great!!!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 08.06 PMby runningwithscissors1

    I love this shirt! Thanks for the great idea.

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    Apr 15, 2010, 03.13 PMby dilshadburman

    VERY nice and right ‘on trend’ so to speak! Good job!

    Your instructions are also TOTALLY excellent. I am SO making one of these! Thank you! :)

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    Apr 15, 2010, 03.12 PMby tessi

    I just LOVE this, even if I AM a “woman of a certain age”! The ruched sides would hide the little “bulges” from where bras, panties, etc. end, and it’s girly without being too over the top, at least in my humble opinion! Since I have a thicker waist, I might consider trimming down the ruffled edges at an angle/slight curve in towards the waist, then gradually increasing back out to the beginning ruffle width towards the hemline. I think that would give more waist definition for me………

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      Apr 15, 2010, 04.24 PMby mixtlii

      What you can also do that would be easier is to wear it with a belt (or even make it with the same fabric). I wore a belt with the dress, and it really makes a difference!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 02.22 PMby verachuckndave

    This is so adorably chic, and it looks so soft! It’s perfect as a top with just the right amount of ruffles. Great job!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 01.38 PMby scheryka

    Perfect. Yes, the top is better than the dress. It looks great on you too.

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    Apr 15, 2010, 12.14 PMby imvisible

    yeeej yeeej I love it! Looks easy to make, and it’s so nice!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 11.31 AMby libra-s

    I like it very much!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 09.26 AMby badyan

    Great idea! Well done!

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    Apr 15, 2010, 08.30 AMby dabura

    What an amazing top. I like it a lot! :)

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    Apr 15, 2010, 07.56 AMby thesweetesthing1975

    Just fabulous! I love it! It’s such a “happy” and fun top! And it looks great on you. I would love to make something like this but I am so afraid of sewing with knits hehehe….

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      Apr 15, 2010, 09.24 AMby mixtlii

      Sewing with knits can be a bit tricky, but it’s so easy to draft your pattern and make it fit, it’s great! On this top particularly, as the seams are only vertical, you can use a normal stitch and gently pull on your fabric while sewing, but that’s all :)

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