Mustard Sorbetto

Added Aug 10, 2011

by hunnyxpot

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Description

This easy-to-make-and-wear top is based on Colette’s Sorbetto. I drafted the pattern from scratch, lowered the neckline, cut in at the arm hole and adopted a slightly looser fit of the top.

Blogged here: http://hunnyxpot.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/mustard-sorbetto/

Material Notes

French Dior. I have no idea what type of fabric this is. Neither can the fabric seller pinpoint what is. It feels like matt satin. If anyone knows what french dior is, let me know!

Difficulty

Novice

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Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Beach, Casual, Other
Material
Chiffon, Cotton, Blends, Eyelet, Linen, Polyester, Rayon, Satin

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    Oct 18, 2012, 06.44 PMby ines25

    i like it! Nice top!

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    Aug 11, 2011, 03.38 AMby stephaniehotz

    beautiful! what does the back look like?

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      Aug 11, 2011, 02.16 PMby hunnyxpot

      Thanks Stephanie! The back is just a normal slightly lower back, quite basic :)

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    Aug 10, 2011, 12.04 PMby teresa5562

    I was looking at your blog, and was wondering how did you do the arm and neck holes. Did you roll over the fabric or add matching binding. Hard to see in pics. I am practicing with making my own fench binding as shown in bekabug8 turorial emailed to me today. Thank you Teresa I am getting lots of inspiration from you and your clothing.

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      Aug 10, 2011, 01.01 PMby hunnyxpot

      Hi Teresa,

      Thanks you for your compliments! There are generally two ways to finish the neck holes. You can either use an interfacing or bias tape to wrap the exposed seams. For the arm holes, you use a bias tape as well. You can make your own using the same piece of fabric as your garment with a bias tape maker or buy the ready made ones. The black strip which you see in the top left picture is the contrasting bias tape, not very clear though.

      Bekabug8’s french binding works as well. Hope it helps! Happy sewing :)

      Tiffany

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