Wild White Horses

Added May 16, 2013

by alekat

Sydney, Australia

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Description

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

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Beach, Casual, Preppy
Material
Cotton

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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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