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Serging for Butterflies

Added Aug 22, 2010

by soozy

Heerhugowaard, N...

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Description

I love, love, love my serger!!!!
I just bought a secondhand serger and I’m so happy with it!
I still have to find out some things, but it’s serging and it looks ok for now.

This is my first project on the serger and I’m pleased with it. It’s a middelweight jersey with an butterfly print. Because I didn’t had enough fabric, I decided to make the sleeves from black jersey. The butterfly-flutter sleeves are simply half circles, attatched to the front and back panels.

For the pattern I used a shirt I allready owned as inspiration.
Very quick and easy to sew. The next time I will make it just a bit smaller with a slightly more stretching fabric. I wont recomment the satin trimming I used on the front and back panels; it takes away a lot of the stretch. Without the trimming the shirt would fit closer to the chest.

Material Notes

Jersey

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual, Romantic

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    Aug 23, 2010, 07.17 PMby cquinn13

    beautiful, I love the style!

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    Aug 22, 2010, 03.41 PMby halokitty087

    Very cute!

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