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Linen top with satin bias tape

Added Mar 14, 2012

by susupusu

Turku, Finland






I made this top from a very light weight linen and unfortunately it wasn’t enough to make the bias tape. So I bought this satin bias tape and I had trouble with it. It curled a little bit, but I’m determined to wear the top anyway!

You can read more about the top in my blog: http://peppipoulain.blogspot.com/2012/03/same-pattern-different-fabric-sama.html




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Casual, Mod

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    Mar 19, 2012, 09.56 PMby flowergirl22

    love the bias binding on this one, goes great with fabric,

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      Mar 20, 2012, 05.32 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! I didn’t have enough fabric to make the binding from the same fabric! :) So typical of me :)

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    Mar 14, 2012, 10.23 PMby sophienissirios

    Really lovely top. It looks great :-)

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      Mar 15, 2012, 11.08 AMby susupusu

      Thank you !!!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 08.09 PMby linspiration

    Oh BTW what pattern #? I could really use this one for my own use. Thanks!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 08.06 PMby linspiration

    Actually I love it! I don’t see any curling?? I would wear it in a heart beat!! I love linen and use it a lot. I just made two Tilda bears using natural linen from an old dress that looked like a potato sack but as bears, they are adorable! I am crazy for linen anything so keep using it. This top is wonderful…..enjoy!

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      Mar 14, 2012, 09.03 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! I don’t even see the curling anymore, I have just been wearing the top all the time:) I can totally understand your love of linen. I wish I could find it more easily here.

      This pattern was from a Finnish sewing magazine, sorry! I’ll look if I can find similar top here.

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    Mar 14, 2012, 06.40 PMby vmmNOLA

    Beautiful and simple. This looks perfect for our climate here in New Orleans.

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      Mar 14, 2012, 08.53 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! I wish I had this last summer when the weather here was super hot. :)

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    Mar 14, 2012, 03.35 PMby susupusu

    Thank you! Yes, I used a modified pattern from a Finnish sewing magazine. I’ve been wearing this top the minute I finished it :)

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    Mar 14, 2012, 02.08 PMby sala22

    Its so chic! Did you use a pattern?

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