Added Sep 22, 2010
Chicago, United ...
This is the first time I upload a project on Burdastyle, for the competition. I’ve known that website for a long time but I never joined… This was the occasion!
I made an outfit for my sister, out of another outfit from our aunt : High waisted shorts and a wrap crop top, closing with hook and eye.
I used the bottom of the original skirt for the bottom of the top, and made a rose with the rest of it…
My sister doesn’t really like the colour, so I tried to spice it up a little with pink and orange topstitching.
I used an iron for the facings and interfacing (in the belt), for the pockets and bust/waist darts, to open the seams and for general appearance.(Even though it’s not obvious on the pictures: linen is terrible for that! After wearing it for like an hour, all the wrinkles come back! )
Linen, zipper, thread, self-covered button, hook and eye.
Stock up on our favorite BurdaStyle patterns sewn in white!
Learn How to Sew Knits Successfully With a Sewing Machine
Join Meg Healy in this 6 Week Course, we have just re-opened enrollment for a limited time!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Take a look at Meg's 2014 Mash Ups, and get the special pattern bundle that includes them all
Live in Fort Collins, Colorado and love sewing? Find out more about this great opportunity!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.