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Move Winter Pipe Top

Added Nov 12, 2008

by bola

Leeds, United Ki...

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Description

I wanted to see how piping worked as I have never made anything with it before. So I used the left over fabric from the maroon dress to make this top and made a small piped area at the neckline. It was a bit of a fiddle especially stitching it onto jersey but it worked out okay. Also can anyone tell me the best way to put in elastic into the sleeve for a puff ball effect??, I tried here but it didn’t work out how i wanted….

Material Notes

Maroon Jersey
Liberty print fabric piping

Difficulty

Novice

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    Feb 1, 2009, 06.19 PMby alazycalm

    I adore this top. I think the sleeves are divine! Not what you wanted, though… well, all I can say is, hopefully someday, I can criticize myself for something so lovely! ;)

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    Dec 8, 2008, 02.13 PMby redoubt

    I love this, it’s simple but it has the cute details of the piping and sleeves to keep it from being boring.

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    Nov 14, 2008, 01.54 AMby susisonne

    Beautiful!!!

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    Nov 13, 2008, 12.49 PMby kleinfee

    Beutyful top!

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    Nov 13, 2008, 01.38 AMby mjb14

    I was going to say I loved the sleeves, then read your comments about them!!! I think they look good the way they are!

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    Nov 12, 2008, 10.09 PMby erdronen

    Cute cute cute! I love it (as always)! Such great taste :) And I think the sleeves are nice, but I’ve never done puffy sleeves before…

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    Nov 12, 2008, 07.27 AMby polychromatin

    Looks great! I’ve never done piping and maybe I should try it, too … The Danielle dress has puffy sleeves, but as far as I can see, you did it the right way (in my opionion) maybe this jersey is a little bit too thin, so the puffs don’t come out properly.

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    Nov 12, 2008, 06.02 AMby ghainskom

    So cute and well done!

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    Nov 12, 2008, 05.46 AMby christine-1

    again, very very lovely!!

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    Nov 12, 2008, 05.32 AMby anajan

    Compliments to you and your top! Love the color and the piping detail.

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    Nov 12, 2008, 05.28 AMby fordelis

    yeah! perfect shirt! Love sleeves and neckline detail! :)

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    Nov 12, 2008, 05.18 AMby sewella

    Oh, thank God the mystery is resolved :)

    Honestly, I admire your talent, creativity and studiousness. Can’t wait to see your next creation.

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    Nov 12, 2008, 04.54 AMby justmica

    This one is adorable!!

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    Nov 12, 2008, 04.48 AMby bola

    Lol you are funny sewella! My computer monitor bust a few weeks ago so I couldn’t upload the creations I had been making in that time. Just last saturday I was able to take pics of them all in daylight (cos I get back late from work durng the week) and upload them on my hubbys computer! so I didn’t make all these in one night or anything! but I did photograph them on the same day. Thanks for the nice comment !!bxx

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    Nov 12, 2008, 04.37 AMby sewella

    I was wondering if you ever get to sleep at night :) This top is amazing! As always….

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    Nov 12, 2008, 04.27 AMby toupinette

    You made a nice job! Congrats!

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