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Wild White Horses

Added May 16, 2013

by alekat

Sydney, Australia






Here’s a little treat for all you darling people heading into spring – my very first self-drafted top!
I sewed this back in September but took a really long time to post it here, because you know life happens…

Anyway, this little top is rather simple. The front is just a plain front – Boat neck, side zip and some darts at the sides

But then you turn around and that’s where the magic is

At the back we have first of all a lovely big bow, which is detachable. Underneath that is a crossed strap back. I drafted the facings up for the front and back but the crossed straps are just folded fabric.

When spring comes back around I think I shall make dress version (maxi length maybe?)

For more sewing loveliness, please visit my blog

Material Notes

White cotton Gaberdine from my stash




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Preppy

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    May 18, 2013, 07.45 AMby BiscuitBem

    Very pretty :)

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    May 17, 2013, 03.39 AMby jilleigh

    What fun!

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    May 17, 2013, 01.05 AMby futurette

    So cute! I love the contrast of front to back.

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      May 17, 2013, 03.23 AMby alekat

      Thanks! Its obviously one that you wouldn’t want to cover up

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    May 16, 2013, 11.45 AMby Mary Athey

    its super cute and looks great on you. i love the back and the bow x

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      May 17, 2013, 12.49 AMby alekat

      Thanks Mary!

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    May 16, 2013, 11.19 AMby Helguchi

    Beautiful top! Love it!

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      May 17, 2013, 12.49 AMby alekat

      Thank you! xo

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