Haltered State, Burda 6968

Added Jul 18, 2014

by heatherrique

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Description

A re-issue of a 1960’s pattern from Burda’s 1960’s vintage collection: halter style tops

Easy to sew: It only consists of a front piece, two back pieces joined with a back zipper starting below a six-inch “keyhole” opening. Since I was using a fabric with some stretch and was able to slip in and out of the top easily, I omitted the zipper and below the keyhole opening continued with a center back seam.

Designed to fit those who are taller, with longer torsos. I performed a petite adjustment between the waist and lower armscye.

Have to gather and place the neckband precisely to the corresponding markings on the neckline (front and two back edges). It helps to baste the neckband and try on the top, noting the distribution of the gathers, placement of the neckband so that the front armholes are level.

Material Notes

Stretch cotton sateen

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops

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    Jul 20, 2014, 09.19 PMby Luz Kettle

    very lovely!

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      Jul 25, 2014, 02.00 AMby heatherrique

      Thank you Luz Kettle!

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    Jul 20, 2014, 02.14 PMby liliv-1

    You look gorgeous in it

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    Jul 19, 2014, 04.13 AMby rita61

    Nice!

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    Jul 18, 2014, 08.11 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh how lovely is this.you look smashing. The tops fab on you x

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