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silky jersey top

Added Apr 2, 2014

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...

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lately, since the weather has turned a bit nicer to be precise, we have started going for little daytrips here and there. Last week we went to Felixstowe, and the first thing I set eyes on driving towards town centre, was a fabric shop. So naturally I dragged everyone into the fabric store where I found this amazing silk jersey and some lovely other material. I’ve decided that whenever possible I shall return with a “fabric souvenir” and wear something made from that “souvenir” on the next trip :-)
so, I wore this top on our trip to southwold:-)) and I have also managed to make the most wonderful dress which I shall wear on Friday night, so pictures of that soon to follow !

Material Notes

silk jersey

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Classic, Casual, Business
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Apr 2, 2014, 10.07 PMby Luz Kettle

    what a lovely idea! such a great way to remember places! well done!

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      Apr 3, 2014, 07.50 AMby chula123

      thank you Luz..
      Seemed like a good idea, but unfortunately won’t always be possible because fabric shops are quite scarce nowadays :-(

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    Apr 2, 2014, 04.13 PMby Mary Athey

    Another fabulous top chula, i love what you said about buying fabrics from trips and then making something.for the next trip!!! You should link your projects so more people get to see them x

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      Apr 2, 2014, 04.50 PMby chula123

      thanks Mary. Wait til you see my dress in this material. I am madly in love with it and can’t wait to show it off here, just waiting for a nicer setting than my front room to take a picture.
      I love my idea about buying fabric from trip to trip, but have already discovered a flaw: most places (like yesterday) are so tiny they don’t have fabric shops. Guess when I do find a shop on one of our trips, I’ll just have to make sure I buy enough material to make up for all the times I won’t find anything :-0)) xx
      How’s the decorating coming along ????

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    Apr 2, 2014, 03.05 PMby liliv-1

    Very nice chula! You’ve been sewing a lot!

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      Apr 2, 2014, 03.18 PMby chula123

      thank you liliv ! this material feels really nice. yes, i have been sewing a lot. Got lots more to finish :-))

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