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Lydia tank

Added Aug 1, 2008

by dontblink

Akron, Ohio, Uni...

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Description

I used the bodice of the Lydia pattern and made the following modifications (pardon my lack of proper terminology):
Sleeves: cut in near the underarm and lower shoulder
Neckline: scooped the neck out and added a keyhole
Front: This was an oops fix, sewed seem down the center with decorative stitch
Side seem: added flap for buttons so I could get into the thing.

Material Notes

Medium weight cotton fabric repurposed from an urban outfitters bedspread ($4.99 for a 90×108 sheet at Gabriel Bro’s).

Difficulty

Novice

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    Aug 3, 2008, 03.36 AMby nikkishell

    Great modifications and i love the fabric you chose.

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    Aug 2, 2008, 06.41 PMby nicola82

    Really cool top. Using a bedspead in small pieces works well. Great idea!

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    Aug 1, 2008, 02.44 PMby carlatv

    It’s a very nice top. I like the buttons on the side. i have to remember that.

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    Aug 1, 2008, 11.06 AMby carottesauvage

    Real cool! I love the fabric!

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    Aug 1, 2008, 10.33 AMby naughtylittlepony

    I really like what you’ve done, looks great.

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    Aug 1, 2008, 10.10 AMby fabricaddict

    Stunning fabric, it looks great

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    Aug 1, 2008, 09.42 AMby cosabella

    nice job. i like it. i love the buttons on the side.

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