Silk, Lace and Leather Tank Top

Added Mar 24, 2014

by slmnstyle

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

I made this loose fitting, longer length, racer back tank top from McCalls 6359 sewing pattern. I made French seams throughout, and did the inset yoke back using a small piece of lace material.

I have some 3/8" wide lambskin leather double fold trim on hand, so I used this to trim the neckline and armholes.

Next time I make this great tank top, I will widen the bust line and armhole area, as well as the hip area for a more comfortable fit. I might also play with the racer back yoke inset with material, texture and color. This could even turn into a dress very easily!

Nice top for layering, or on its own. I love sewing and making little luxuries such as this top! More on my blog www.odetosew.com

Material Notes

silk charmeuse, lace, leather

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Casual, Evening Wear, Rock
Material
Leather/Fur, Lace/Sequins, Silk

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    Apr 8, 2014, 04.22 PMby yenny lee

    Lovely :)

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      Apr 8, 2014, 05.34 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you!

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    Mar 27, 2014, 01.17 PMby nadia r

    divine lacey top!

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      Mar 31, 2014, 06.06 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you very much!

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    Mar 25, 2014, 10.11 AMby liliv-1

    Very nice compination of fabrics!

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      Mar 25, 2014, 07.07 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you! I like all three of the fabrics indiviually as well as together :)

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    Mar 24, 2014, 04.43 PMby mkonieczki

    Great use of textiles in this tank! I love the contrast between the lace and leather. Really, really beautiful.

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      Mar 24, 2014, 04.53 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you so much! It was a fun project to make and nice to wear :)

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    Mar 24, 2014, 09.13 AMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous, your choice of fabrics was spot on x

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      Mar 24, 2014, 04.28 PMby slmnstyle

      Thanks Mary!

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