Easy to sew and easy to wear top pattern. Looks fantastic!


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I saw this vintage pattern and I simply had to have it.  In my opinion, accenting someone’s back can be very attractive.  I am not too old to do that yet.  This is a simple and easy to make top.

My mum and I were shopping one day several months ago and she found some lovely purple and blue hand dyed cotton gauze fabric.  She purchased 2.5 yards and I had to do the same.  I really like the colors and the light weight of the fabric.  The weight of the fabric will be good for the hot Texas summers.  I had never sewn gauze fabric this light weight before.  I was thankful for the easy to sew pattern.  It was challenging at first but this is how it turned out.

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The first picture is of the back and the second picture is of the front.  The way that this fabric is dyed is my style.  I could not have done a better job myself.  I do not like one flat color.  With this way of dyeing fabric it almost has a pattern to it.  The combination of the colors is spot on.  I plan to wear this quite a bit.

My next blog post will be featuring my yo-yo necklace that I have made.  I look forward to sharing with you.


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