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Velvet Wrap Top with Ties

Added Nov 30, 2017

by nrobson

Akl, New Zealand

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Description

Jersey Wrap Top – Burdastyle #122B 7/2009

This wrap top is a great pattern in spite of my sewing issues: I made my hem and edge seams too thin, the ties could be a little longer, the back keyhole didnt sit flat initially etc. I didn’t/couldn’t follow all the steps to the tee exactly/correctly lol, but just used my instincts for the classic wrapped styles, changed to a sharper needle, and everything came together satisfyingly enough in the end. The under layer is tied up inside under the right armpit. I used a jersey off cut from a charity store, in a similar deep rust/ruby shade as the stretch velvet remnant found in my vintage stash, to make the bound edging and ties.

Material Notes

70s stretch velvet/velour in ruby/rust red (4 way stretch), rib knit-jersey in rust shade (4 way stretch), iron on interfacing…

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Bohemian, Business, Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Material
Knits/Jersey, Velvet

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    Dec 5, 2017, 10.06 PMby Eli Cat

    It looks stunning on you. So lovely.

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      Dec 8, 2017, 07.55 AMby nrobson

      thanx so much Eli Cat honey! ❤

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    Dec 1, 2017, 03.23 PMby Maria Hayek

    I love it! so Christmasy too :)

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      Dec 2, 2017, 04.25 AMby nrobson

      thank you sweety Maria! i’ll be all ready for the festivities haha :]

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    Nov 30, 2017, 04.21 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Gorgeous my friend! ♥

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      Nov 30, 2017, 04.28 PMby nrobson

      Thanx so much my lovely friend! X

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    Nov 30, 2017, 08.10 AMby Mary Athey

    This looks lovely on you after all your issues. The fabric is fab x

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      Nov 30, 2017, 12.14 PMby nrobson

      Thankyou my darl Mary Xx

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