Added Feb 28, 2013
by Amy Thomas
Leeds, United Ki...
I cooked up the idea of adapting it to use buttons at the back quite a while ago but couldn’t wrap my brain around the logistics of the conversion.
I finally figured it out last week and realised I’d been so silly over thinking it!
This top uses 8 buttons. It felt like a lot! I made contrast covered buttons from a black twill I had in my stash.
I used a gorgeously soft, grey rayon I bought at the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching show. It has lines of different bird cages with birds on it! It is rather see through though.
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
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Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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