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'Welcome hot summer' double trap top

Added Jul 7, 2013

by Verdy

Manchester , Uni...

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Description

A relatively easy to make top for a novice based on a pattern from Burda (June, 2013). I am new to sewing so I did struggle with some parts of it, so probably this is not a project for a very beginner. Next time I would shorten the straps for approximately 6-8 cm before cutting the fabric (they were too long and the neck cut ended under my bra) probably because I am only 162 cm tall) – this time I had to do at the very end – not as easy. Also I would make the top more fitting – but that is a matter of taste.

Material Notes

I made it from a thin viscose jersey – probably too clingy for a good fit.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops

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    Jul 27, 2013, 04.53 PMby saxsilverain

    i love this, and the colour is just perfect for you! :)

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      Jul 27, 2013, 06.27 PMby Verdy

      thank you! This is one of my most favourite colours;)

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    Jul 7, 2013, 09.54 PMby rita61

    Looks nice, and you’ve completed the outfit so nice.

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      Jul 8, 2013, 06.20 AMby Verdy

      Thank you.

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    Jul 7, 2013, 05.36 PMby Mary Athey

    the tops lovely verdy, the colours great on you and you"ve done a smashing job on this. I disregarded the instrutions and just worked this pattern out myself. it is a great pattern and does make a fab dress x

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      Jul 8, 2013, 06.20 AMby Verdy

      Thank you Mary for good words.

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    Jul 7, 2013, 05.27 PMby kisses

    Love this top and you look great. I am thinking about making the dress version

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      Jul 7, 2013, 05.28 PMby Verdy

      Thank you. I think that it would look very well as a dress.

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    Jul 7, 2013, 01.05 PMby liliv-1

    Oh! I love this pattern and your version is very very nice, this neckline and this color are very pretty on you!

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      Jul 7, 2013, 02.37 PMby Verdy

      Thank you very much for your positive comments!

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