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mums top.

Added Jan 4, 2014

by Mary Athey

Antrim, Co Antri...






I bought this sewing magazine while i was in spain with mum. I love finding anything to do with sewing while i’m away! Be it fabric patterns etc. This is one fabulous magazine. Everything in this i would make. It’s just a really great mag that has all the basics you could do so much with.
this is my 100th project and i am so glad its my wonderful mums top. Mums friend admired her top and said it could’ve been made for her? An old expression if you got a good fitting garment!! My mum said it was made to fit her! And made by her daughter xx


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    Jan 7, 2014, 04.15 AMby zsyzu

    Your mum looks so nice in that top. It fits her well and the fabric is pretty.

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      Jan 7, 2014, 09.15 AMby Mary Athey

      Hi zsyzu and thanks, i am so pleased my mum liked this top. I find it a huge compliment when i make things for other people and they like them x

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    Jan 6, 2014, 04.48 AMby rita61

    Mum looks great! Nice fresh lively colours on her. Congrats on 100 ! I can imagine you having a lot of fun with the designs in that magazine. :-)

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      Jan 6, 2014, 06.25 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks rita, i was so delighted that mum loved it and it is lovely on her x

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    Jan 5, 2014, 01.16 PMby Vayle

    Wow! Great pattern! Your mom looks fabulous! :)

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      Jan 5, 2014, 01.30 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks vayle, mum loves this top as it fits her perfectly. I was so pleased she liked it x.

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    Jan 5, 2014, 10.59 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

    This wrap top is just a hit with the pattern and fabric. It suits your mum a lot!!! Whatever girls from your family wear, they look great:-)

    By the way, I have the same magazine but Ukrainian edition and would like to try Japanese garden and a White jacket with black lace some day.

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      Jan 5, 2014, 11.03 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks oksana, this is such a great magazine is’nt it. I’m the same as you. I want to make so much from this mag but i have so many things i want to make lil. It’s just finding the time x

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      Jan 5, 2014, 04.17 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Any magzine surely has to add some time to their pattern as a bonus for a sewer:-)

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    Jan 5, 2014, 02.54 AMby izbott

    Oh… It’s a good fit! She looks awesome! What a pretty lady, she’s so cool! It’s always fun to go & look for fabric while on holiday! Oh Spain, it’s so far from Canada. They have good textiles. It’s like a kid in a candy shop!

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      Jan 5, 2014, 10.35 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks izbott, i love making things for mum and its great when she loves wearing them x

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    Jan 5, 2014, 01.01 AMby Luz Kettle

    Lovely top for a lovely mum. :)

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      Jan 5, 2014, 01.48 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much, i had lots of lovely pics of mum but she choose these ones.she hates her photo being taken unlike me lol x

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    Jan 4, 2014, 11.10 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Congratulation dear friend! Your mum looks beautiful in her new top – lovely color and fabric for her :-)

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      Jan 5, 2014, 01.49 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks ellen. This is the one i made her a few months ago. Mum has worn this quite a few times and that to me is a huge compliment x

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    Jan 4, 2014, 09.32 PMby sarahsdaughter

    She looks very happy wearing her lovely top :)

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      Jan 4, 2014, 09.36 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks, mu mum is just a lovely woman and i love making things for her. This top was just fab on her. I was thrilled. Its mums fav top so guess what she’s getting for her birthday lol xx

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    Jan 4, 2014, 09.19 PMby schnui

    Your Mum looks lovely in her beautiful ‘daughter made top’. It really does look good as it is a great fit. This Spanish magazine also looks good.

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      Jan 4, 2014, 09.27 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks schnui, mum said it is the most comfortable fitting top she ever had!! I thought she was just saying that to please me? But my sis told me mum loved it xx

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