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Again blue...Altough Not feeling blue :)

Added Oct 18, 2012

by camelia db

Almere, Netherlands






Hello everybody,
I realize is the second top in a month in blue, and i have a few fabrics also in blue just new in the stash, but I am really not blue…I just like this color apparently…:)
I`ve finished the top 118 from 10/2012. I`ve made 2 muslins, because i am between sizes and i was not sure what to trace .I`ve cut first a 36 and it was to tight , then made another one in 38. Much better, only then in my fashion fabric, wich is softer than the muslin fabric the gathering on the side is not as nice as i thought. I had to take a little in at the center back because it was something strange, like a bump or something :)..
I`ve done first the zipper with a normal zipper foot …not good , but then I remembered that i have a blind zipper foot from prym… very good ! :).

Sorry I don’t have a picture with the top in action but It is very nice to wear , pictures to follow.
Thank you for reading.




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    Nov 2, 2012, 07.47 PMby aniawroblewskijones

    Very nice!

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    Oct 22, 2012, 11.01 AMby leokadia

    sehr sehr hübsch!!

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    Oct 18, 2012, 11.25 PMby godesscpsmom

    Your top looks beautiful. I have this top traced out and ready to go. Can’t wait to make it.

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    Oct 18, 2012, 10.52 PMby Glenville Hughes

    Lovely top and love the fabric

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    Oct 18, 2012, 07.15 PMby kihli

    Very nice! This top is on my list of future sewing projects, too! What kind of fabric did you use?

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      Oct 18, 2012, 09.05 PMby camelia db

      Do sew it! It is a easy top with a nice effect. Sorry that I can say what is the fabric, but it has no stretch but the top is still comfortable to wear, but I must say that a fabric with a little more body, than what i have used , will give more nicer gather on the side.

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    Oct 18, 2012, 04.37 PMby Mary Athey

    Its a fab top and i love the blue x

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      Oct 18, 2012, 09.01 PMby camelia db

      Thank you , Mary !

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    Oct 18, 2012, 04.01 PMby maidenjane

    Wow – I love it! I’m wondering if this style will work on my middle-aged body?

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      Oct 18, 2012, 09.01 PMby camelia db

      Thank you.I think this is something very flattering for anybody ( any body :) ). The gathers hide imperfections, the cowl is not to low, i find it a really nice model.

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