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Convertible Sally Top

Added Jul 27, 2011

by red-lia

Kiryat Bialik, I...






I found this amazing idea, to create a convertible top from a triangle with just 2 slits as arm holes.
You can wear it with the wrap in front (and then the tip of the triangle is tucked in at the neck), or with the wrap at the back, and then the tip is draped in front, like a cowl.
Since my fabric is pretty on both sides (black with grey dots on one side, and plain black on the other side), I can wear this top in 4 different ways!
I did not have the pattern, but I figured I could try to recreate it.
Measurements are:
Triangle is 107*107cm (used a remnant).
Slits begin 23cm from bottom of triangle, and are 18cm long. They are distanced 38cm apart.
I added long straps (because tying without them was difficult) – 70cm long and 13cm wide.

Material Notes

Printed jersey, elastic bias tape for the armholes




Garment Type
Beach, Business, Casual, Classic


Simple Sally Top at Stylearc.com.au

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    Sep 13, 2012, 11.25 PMby jennyrecorder

    I’ve just bought this pattern from Styl Arc (an Australian company), looking forward to making the top as it looks so flattering.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 09.40 PMby rainfall

    Wow, so pretty on you.

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      Dec 16, 2011, 06.05 AMby red-lia

      Thank you ;D !

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    Jul 31, 2011, 09.23 PMby sunriseruby

    Thanks for sharing! That is great idea!

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    Jul 28, 2011, 03.31 AMby elisana

    what an awesome concept! thanks for sharing

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      Jul 28, 2011, 06.19 AMby red-lia

      Thanks. It IS a great idea, makes me wish I had thought about it myself…

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    Jul 27, 2011, 10.09 PMby assets

    I love it it fits you so well. Thank you for the Idea I’ll try it this weekend.

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      Jul 28, 2011, 06.17 AMby red-lia

      Thanks Assets! Looking forward to see your project here!

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    Jul 27, 2011, 06.23 PMby ktmcgrath65

    Very nice! Great job making your own pattern. I’m impressed.

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      Jul 28, 2011, 06.16 AMby red-lia

      Thank you! You can do it too, this top is sooo easy!

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