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Raglan ponte knit top

Added Jan 14, 2014

by Moimisie

Paramaribo, Suri...






I made this top last year and have worn it quite a few time already. I just never got around to taking a picture in it :)).

Anyway, here it is. It was a very easy pattern to make. I used a black ponte knit, which is a little too thick for this pattern. I think the pleating will look much better in a lighter weight tricot fabric. As you can see I also shortened the length of the sleeves, because they were way too long…. The long sleeves would have probably looked much better if the fabric wasn’t as bulky as mine was…. I will have to try it in a lighter weight to see how it will look.

I’m happy with my top, I hope you like it too!

Material Notes

1.5m black ponte knit




Garment Type

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    Jan 19, 2014, 07.18 PMby Allison Page

    Looks fantastic! This top has languished on my to do list for a while…must move it to the top of the list now!

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      Jan 19, 2014, 11.54 PMby Moimisie

      Thanks Allison! You should try it. Like I told Mary, it’s not difficult at all to make…

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    Jan 15, 2014, 08.47 PMby SassyT

    Very nice. Sassy Sewing Bees https://facebook.com/sassysewingbees

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      Jan 16, 2014, 01.50 AMby Moimisie

      Thank you!

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    Jan 15, 2014, 06.23 PMby liliv-1

    It’s a great top, very stylish and flattering!

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      Jan 16, 2014, 01.49 AMby Moimisie

      Thanks liliv :))

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    Jan 14, 2014, 11.25 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely top, i’ve had this on my to do list for a while now x

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      Jan 15, 2014, 12.38 AMby Moimisie

      Haha, I know exactly what you mean Mary! My to do list has reached China by now, that’s how long it is! ;))

      I have to say though that with this top, the work is in the tracing of the pattern… you can sew the top in under an hour…

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      Jan 15, 2014, 06.40 AMby Mary Athey

      Great i’ll give it a go, i need more casual tops x

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    Jan 14, 2014, 10.16 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great top – very nice styling with the belt too :)

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      Jan 15, 2014, 12.40 AMby Moimisie

      Thanks Ellen… The belt was just to break it up a little…

  • Rita_for_burdastyle_photo_large

    Jan 14, 2014, 09.54 PMby rita61

    Nice top.

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      Jan 15, 2014, 12.40 AMby Moimisie


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