mardi 25 juin 2013

A new top

I discovered the crafts store Spotlight the last time I went to Singapore and even though their fabrics are seriously expensive I had to buy some, they were so cute! Case in point the adorable nautical themed cotton I used for today's top that cost a good 20 dollars A METER and that, of course, I had to waste by using it for a dress that made me look like a deranged aging little girl.


Fortunately I could save the skirt panels and managed to squeeze a top out of them. The patten is my altered R design from the Sweet Dress Book, I paired the printed fabric with plain white cotton for the yoke:


And I added a mock buttoned tab at the back:


Phew, I'm relieved I didn't completely waste it, I may even be able to make a lil' bag out of some remaining scrap!

13 commentaires:

  1. Great save. Your top is so cute.

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  2. Oh my gosh Cecili, this is sooooooo cute! I love it...if you ever get bored of it, I'll buy it off you ;o)

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    1. Lol Marie we'll make an exchange then because I covet many things you've made^^

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  3. I'm so glad you were able to save the fabric! It's too good to go to waste. I love the back with the buttons!

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  4. This is so cute! I love how you matched this adorable fabric with the white yoke and buttons in the back.

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  5. It is super cute. Nice save on the fabric!

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  6. It is lovely! Spotlight in Australia has quite cheap fabric. It's a necessary evil.

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