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This top pattern i from les couleurs francaises,a Japanese pattern book I’ve had for a few years. It is made with a poly crepe from Fabrics by Gertie, bought at Spotlight. Unfortunately, given that it was a remnant-sized piece I was pretty limited in what I could do. I chose the tie shell because it didn’t use too much fabric. I had to compromise slightly. though. Japanese patterns don’t have seam allowances included, but my fabric was not quite wide enough to add seam allowances for the back piece. It still fits and the back looks fine, but there should be a little extra length in the front upper bodice. But you do what you can with the fabric you have. Fortunately it was a very straightforward sew with nothing at all difficult.

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