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I made this top from our Hooded Cowl Neck Dress pattern, and simply cropped it! I first thought I would sew it in all black jersey, but stumbled upon this striped double knit and had a change of heart.

I still sewed the top with the black mesh yokes that I had planned on, but switched the fabric for the cowl/hood to a lightweight grey jersey since the striped knit was to thick.

This is going to be a staple in my fall wardrobe, and the cowl/hood is so practical. I pictured it here with a pair of leather leggings, but I also plan on wearing it with some ripped jeans. It didn’t take me very long to sew this top since I serged all the seams, and I’m think about starting another…

If you want to see my sewing and modification process of making this top check out my Mash Up posts below:

Drafting post
Sewing post