2013 ESSENTIAL TOPS SEW-A-LONG FINISHED PROJECTS

April 5, 2011

TOP 2 finished...

This top is very simple, yet very unique.  I don't ever recall seeing one like it before, but when I first saw Ebony's slightly vintage New Look pattern I knew I wanted it.  She let me borrow the pattern, so after tracing the single pattern piece (yes, only one pattern piece)  I reached into the stash to find a fabric that would fit the bill.  I think this top will fit right into summer.

NEW LOOK 6140
The single pattern piece serves as both the front and back of the top.  It's sewn together into an oversized V-necked tee and then the shoulders are crisscrossed.


I skipped over my white top to get this one completed.  Hopefully I'll finish the white one by tomorrow.

21 comments:

  1. cute. really interesting crisscross detail

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  2. Fun! and really summery!

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  3. I love how well the print workds with the straps of the pattern, love it

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  4. I really like that top, so cute.

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  5. Adore the crisscross top. Great detail.

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  6. Very cute top and fabric. It's perfect for the summer!

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  7. Ohhhh...that top is so sassy! I love the design and fabric! Nice!

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  8. That's cute. The pattern in the fabric really takes center stage!

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  9. OMG I love this top!!! I love the fabric and pattern combo. There is nothing like a new top or just a new garment period. I love the purple one too

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  10. What a fun top! Looks great for hot weather.

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  11. Ooh how fabulous, I love that interesting style and it works beautifully with that lovely fabric!

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  12. Very, very nice!

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  13. What a great pattern! I love it.

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  14. Nice, a very interesting top. Have you had a chance to check out all the awesome sewing projects and tutorials over at www.WeAllSew.com? Great stuff!

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  15. Love these, this print is fabulous!!

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  16. Oh wow, that looks like just the thing for a hot summer day. Nice!

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  17. That is a great pattern find. Your top is adorable. I bet it's really cute on too.
    I picked up some striped fabric today. I'm making a really (should be) easy tank top. It's only two pieces. I traced all the pieces and will be ready to cut the pattern out probably tomorrow. I'm excited to see how it turns out. I will keep you posted. Thanks again for all of your help.

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  18. That is such a pretty and unique top. I really like it!

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  19. This top is sooo cute. I like both versions.

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  20. just found this post, and absolutely LOVE the top.... I've been hunting for the pattern, however, but can't seem to locate it...

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