2013 ESSENTIAL TOPS SEW-A-LONG FINISHED PROJECTS

November 17, 2008

NOVEMBER - THE MONTH OF TOPS...

So this is another version of Simplicity 2804 that I made on Saturday before I was called away on a sewing/fabric/friendship trip to Atlanta with Lisa and Ebony. You know how it is when you just want to look at something different - a spur of the moment trip can be just what the doctor ordered (lol). The cotton knit fabric for this top was donated by Ebony - it's so nice of her to share with us from her stash - I bet you wish you knew her too huh. I made a tunic from this pattern before, but this time I chose a shorter version of the same top with the band at the hemline.
This version called for ruching on the bottom of the sleeve.
This is a picture of a suit that I think I made during the later part of August or the first part of September, but this is the first time I've worn it. This outfit was also one of my Georgia National Fair entries that earned me a Second Prize ribbon.
Well I just wanted to check in, I think I can squeeze in an hour of sewing before bedtime, can't stay up too late....

9 comments:

  1. You are looking sharp in your prize winning suit.I'm glad you found a pink top to wear with it.I love that purple top and the ruching is a nice touch.You've got to get a nice bracelet to wear with it.
    I had a wonderful time hanging out with you and Ebony.

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  2. Very nice! Looking good!

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  3. The suit looks great on you and I like the style of the suit, which looks like a tulip style. I agree with Lisa a bracelet would work well with the tunic.

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  4. Looks good! I bought this pattern after seeing your last top. I hope I look as good!

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  5. NOw you know that suit is sharp. I am in love with your knit top as well (may have to make one- hope you don't mind- but sometimes it helps to see it made up).

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  6. I love your suit. it is very mod looking.Your top is a lovely colour and the ruching is a nice touch.I relly like that style but I'm too busty to wear it.

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  7. Very inspiring, I need to make some quick tops but I keep getting stuck in the valley of indecision. I'm just going to have to go for it. I love the suit, it looks very nice on you.

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  8. What a great looking suit. You look wonderful in it :)

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