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Rock N' Roll 1 piece Kimono Top

Added Sep 25, 2012

by cur-jargon

Dallas, Texas, U...






Mixed print georgette 1 piece Kimono Top with my adaptation of asymmetrical hem line and scarf collar embellishment. pixline created and posted this simple and very adaptable pattern. I used inspiration from a recent trip to the store Anthropologie to get the look of feminine, airy, drippy and layers with mixed prints and my touch: a hint of rock-n-roll edge. Collar was truly serendipity in that I was looking at a scrap of fabric to see if I wanted to finish the neckline with the called for band. The collar is a more refined and finished piece of fabric left over from another project and worked well for me. The “tails” produced three pieces that allow for wearer to wear the blouse versatile. Top can be belted and worn with shorts, skirts, jeans, pants, suits, sweaters, jackets…anything.

Material Notes

print georgette



Related Techniques


Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Rock, Romantic
Chiffon, Knits/Jersey, Other, Polyester, Rayon, Silk

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    Jan 2, 2014, 04.23 AMby jennyrecorder

    Sorry, I added a link to this top from mine by mistake, unfortunately the Burdastyle website won’t remove it for some reason :( Apologies again.

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      Jan 2, 2014, 04.57 PMby cur-jargon

      no problem. All is well.

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    Sep 26, 2012, 06.54 AMby Mary Athey

    fab top. love the fabric x

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      Sep 26, 2012, 04.23 PMby cur-jargon

      thank you, thank you!

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    Sep 25, 2012, 10.47 PMby tessi

    Yes, it is good! I really enjoy the combination of fabrics and the option of tying the “scarf” in different ways.

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      Sep 25, 2012, 10.52 PMby cur-jargon

      thanks! I am pleased with the way it turned out. Bitter sweet because I shipped it to my sister this morning as it is her birthday gift! I’ll just have to make myself another!

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    Sep 25, 2012, 10.38 PMby tessi

    Yowza! This is really interesting!

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      Sep 25, 2012, 10.41 PMby cur-jargon

      I hope that’s good :)!!! And thank you for letting me know your thoughts!

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