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Gather 'Round Me tops

Added Sep 4, 2011

by JulietSews

Palmerston North...






These have got to be my favourite tops in my wardrobe, as you can see I have a few variations! They have a gathered neckline and a loose fit, finished with bands around the bottom, neckline and sleeves. They are oh-so-comfortable and flattering, and are great for work and play! It also helps that I love sewing gathers, it’s so satisfying!

Material Notes

Stretchy knit with some nice drape, and a gorgeous pattern.




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    Sep 5, 2011, 08.16 PMby mojo elgin

    I love them! Isn’t it great to find (or make) a pattern that you use over and over!

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      Sep 5, 2011, 08.51 PMby JulietSews

      Thanks! It really is. Pus they’re so easy – you can whip one up in hours!

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    Sep 4, 2011, 10.38 AMby MaryamNaghdali

    great tops indeed! they do look very comfy! and I love the fabric choice….

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      Sep 4, 2011, 09.16 PMby JulietSews

      Thank you! I love the fabric – they were all the kind of fabric where you see them and immediately know what you’re going to do with them.

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    Sep 4, 2011, 09.44 AMby Adrienne Hendrix

    Very nice tops. They look so comfortable. Did you use a store bought pattern or did you draft them yourself? Keep upi the great sewing!

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      Sep 4, 2011, 09.18 PMby JulietSews

      Thank you! I drafted the pattern myself from a loose(ish) shirt and added extra space for gathering and a bit of ‘flow’ around the torso, and just measured out the bands depending on the neckline. Very easy!

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