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Added May 17, 2014

by Mbaliyethu

Bristol, United ...






This was a quick make, I needed something comfy to wear since the sun is out. I will definitely use this pattern again but with a different fabric texture. It was very straight forward and easy to follow. I decided not to use the drawstring for the waist as I wanted to try using the elastic all the way through.

Material Notes

I used a Viscose fabric.




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    May 22, 2014, 01.11 PMby nrobson

    this is lovely!

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      May 22, 2014, 06.59 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thank You. x

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    May 20, 2014, 12.11 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Lovely lovely colours! And it looks so comfy to wear too.

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      May 20, 2014, 09.04 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Thanks. It is really comfy as well,especially if I’m going to an all you can eat buffet,i can hide my big tummy.lol

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    May 20, 2014, 12.11 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Lovely lovely colours! And it looks so comfy to wear too.

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    May 20, 2014, 12.10 AMby Regan Mackenzie

    Love the simplicity of style and fabric pairing. Wonderful for a warm day. The fabric is fresh and looks very comfortable, agree on elastic, I find it more comfortable than drawstring. Nicely done

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      May 20, 2014, 09.06 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Thanks Regan, I will definitely add another one to my wardrobe especially if the weather is as good as it is now.

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    May 19, 2014, 02.30 PMby kisses

    Cool top…nice fabric and looks good on

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      May 19, 2014, 04.42 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thank you. x

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    May 19, 2014, 11.43 AMby Yettie

    This is just so lovely. Looks nice on you too.

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      May 19, 2014, 12.52 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thank you for the lovely compliment Yettie.

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    May 18, 2014, 08.47 AMby Kasiorist

    that is so pretty! and it says a lot as I hate blue. it looks like summer is coming soon, too!

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      May 18, 2014, 10.22 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Haha, me too!!I don’t like blue, but it was just one of the fabrics left in my stash (at the very bottom)and I needed something to wear. I need to go fabric shopping next week and I can’t wait!! Thanks for the lovely comment.

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    May 17, 2014, 10.38 PMby maggieg5

    Great tunic and the style looks great on you to. Plus great photos !!! :0)

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      May 18, 2014, 07.30 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Thank you ,Maggieg5.

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    May 17, 2014, 09.56 PMby Lolibraun

    I love your fabric choice, looks cool!

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      May 18, 2014, 07.32 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Thanks,the fabric was really easy to handle as well.

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    May 17, 2014, 07.17 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely tunic! Looks great on you! :)

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      May 17, 2014, 07.22 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thanks Ellen.

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    May 17, 2014, 06.47 PMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you and i love how you styled it x

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      May 17, 2014, 07.23 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thanks Mary, the weather has been lovely the past few days too. Have a good time in Spain.

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      May 18, 2014, 07.34 AMby Mary Athey

      The weather has been lovely here but its reverted back to normal to.day lol. I don’t go away until the end of sept. Its a great time to go as the kids are back to school the weather’s in the 20’s plus its still busy. We’re going 8 days all inclusive so that means 10 new dresses!! Yes 10 lol i like to have a choice plus i am going to make all my tops shorts playsuits sun dresses cover ups etc plus a pair of tartan p.j’s for the room, i will have loads to post then lol x

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      May 18, 2014, 07.44 AMby Mbaliyethu

      Oh no!! Sorry didn’t mean to mark message as inappropriate. I thought you were leaving for Spain at the weekend.lol. The weather in Bristol is still nice and I hope i can make and wear summer dresses. Wow,ten outfits?? Sounds like you have a lot of sewing to do,good luck .is the sewing room nearly done?

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      May 18, 2014, 07.56 AMby Mary Athey

      Its my daughter that left yesterday. I made her the beige stella mccartney dress in a Lovely shade of blue plus another one to take with her.all work has ground to a halt in my sewing too. Because i just hav’nt had the time. It’ll be getting painted next week though so hopefully i can finally have my sewing room x

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    May 17, 2014, 06.20 PMby liliv-1

    Very nice pattern and great fabric choise, I love it

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      May 17, 2014, 07.24 PMby Mbaliyethu

      Thank you Liliv, I’m venturing into bright colours now.lol

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