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Gathered Yoke Top

Added Aug 2, 2010

by jaimesews

Bakersfield, Cal...




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I have started to have “sewing days” or classes for my friends who want to learn to sew. This is the project I chose for us. I had to make it ahead of time so I knew what I was doing. :) We had a great time and are planning one for next month already.

Material Notes

Pink Gauze from the 1/2 price table



Related Techniques


Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual
Cotton, Blends


Simplicity 2892

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    Sep 17, 2010, 11.39 AMby redslippers

    i love this one!! and the colour is my all time favourite. i think your sewing days sound excellent. i am planning on having some for friends to learn the bear basics of quilting, but am a little nervous about getting it all started!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 01.06 PMby libra-s

    I love the gathered yoke!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 12.40 PMby skeeler

    very pretty!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 11.19 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)


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    Aug 2, 2010, 04.44 AMby aurorat

    This is so cute! Any chance of putting instructions?? :)

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      Aug 2, 2010, 01.50 PMby jaimesews

      Thank you! It’s a simplicity pattern 2892. Hope that helps!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 03.35 AMby nookie

    your sewing days sound great. i have often thought of doing this but trying to get a suitable time for more than one person is rather difficult what with work and kids. love the gathered yoke. was is hard to do?

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      Aug 2, 2010, 01.53 PMby jaimesews

      I know what you mean – I just pick a day and time that works for me and make it a facebook event and invite everyone I know. Those who can make it come, and those who can’t try to make it the next time around. The yoke was time consuming, but it’s not hard. You basically have a flat yoke and the gathered yoke. You stitch the gathering stitches and then pin it to the flat yoke, pull up the threads and try to distribute the gathers evenly until it fits the flat yoke. :)

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