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Angled Knit Top & City Short

Added Feb 20, 2008

by bellinda81

Toowoomba, Austr...






TOP: This is the first knit fabric I have worked with and the pattern was so easy! The pattern said to have raw edges, but I overlocked the edges and then rolled them and did a narrow hem. The top only took about 2 hrs to make (cutting and sewing). It is very comfortable and I’m really pleased with how it looks. I will be making another!

SHORTS: The shorts are also extremely comfortable as the material is slightly stretchy. The pattern for these is also quick and simple to follow.

Material Notes

Top: 1m knit material, thread
Shorts: 80cm material, zipper, thread






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    Jul 16, 2013, 12.15 AMby rainfall

    Really nice!!

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    Jan 26, 2009, 06.46 AMby jen1036

    I absolutely LOVE this shirt! And it looks so good on you! I think I’m going to have to try to make myself one next time I go buy fabric. :)

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    Apr 28, 2008, 07.36 AMby nenasew

    Beautiful look. I havent had much luck with knits but maybe I will give it a try.

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    Feb 23, 2008, 08.20 AMby heatherrique

    This ensemble is absolutely breathtaking and stunning! Very flattering top! As Roddy Stewart would croon, “You Wear It Well!” ;-}

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    Feb 22, 2008, 03.41 AMby bellinda81

    Hi, I have added a pic of the top layed out flat. It is one piece of material and folded along the straight side. It’s should sit on my hips a bit lower and be more angled but I made it a little too small! I thought the pic would best explain how the gathers fall.

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    Feb 21, 2008, 12.19 PMby valmcf

    I love the top!

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    Feb 21, 2008, 09.17 AMby britnlind

    This is adorable. I am making it tonite. Looks like you could cut it on a fold, fit, two seams and poof…cute shirt!! I have no idea how to do the gather, though.

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    Feb 21, 2008, 08.53 AMby jj1

    I love it, I want to draft this top, I’m into the easy sew, simple pattern now.

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    Feb 21, 2008, 03.34 AMby lybu

    Looks very good. I like this combination.

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    Feb 21, 2008, 02.46 AMby fashion1

    it looks great together! very stylish and comfy!

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    Feb 21, 2008, 01.37 AMby susisonne

    Congratulations! The shirt and shorts really look great. I like the gathers at the side. Nice fabric!

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