lace blocked colette sorbetto

Added May 26, 2013

by cathytxtwfr

Ouidah, Benin

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Nothing too special here, just a stashbusting project to use up some leftover secondhand sheets & curtain lace. A simple top with a lace back and a pleat in the front. I’m standing by a breadfruit tree which is the source of one my favorite fried street foods in Benin.

I wrote more in my sewing journal here: http://cathywu.com/journal/treadling/2013/05/26/blayflootee-lace-blocked-colette-sorbetto/

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Style
Casual

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    May 27, 2013, 03.15 AMby smallone

    I agree with Mary we get a little trip to Africa with every one of your posts….look at that interesting fruit! and that lovely top :)

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      May 27, 2013, 10.05 AMby cathytxtwfr

      i love mixing culture and sewing, im glad you enjoy it as well! :D

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    May 26, 2013, 10.23 AMby Mary Athey

    lovely top. i love reading your blog. its like i’m there . the spider was huge and what on earth was that furry thing? yikes lol. the breadfruit cooking info was so interesting as well. fab x

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      May 27, 2013, 10.04 AMby cathytxtwfr

      yikes indeed! glad i could transport you temporarily to benin :)

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