Added Jul 28, 2012
for the pattern, i chose pattern no. 102 from Burda Style magazine, May 2012 edition (Finnish version).
i needed the neckline for it, and a cut loose enough that the fabric doesn’t need to be stretchy & i can still put it on.
the original pattern has a very low neckline, so i added 5 cm upwards from the lowest point, and for the sleeves i made them to be 8 cm wide only, so it’s more of a tank top rather than a blouse with sleeves. for the knit fabric, i made it so that the hemline is 5 cm lower than where the waistline is, and for the chiffon fabric, it’s around 10 cm lower than the knit fabric.
for the underarm part, i also made the chiffon layer to be around 6 cm higher than the knit layer. and i used the knit fabric in the wrong direction (not the way where the straight grain is) so i could use the selvages as the hems (= lazy).
dunno if you can see it, but the knit fabric has gold thread here and there. both fabrics/layers are sewn together only on the neckline.
PS. please do your best to ignore the fresh scars on my knees :D i just fell off my bike 1.5 weeks before these pics were taken.
70 cm of knit fabric,
80 cm of polyester chiffon.
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