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Ruffled wrap top

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Classic
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo BurdaStyle 11/2010 wrap blouse #109

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What materials did you use? Mystery synthetic blend fabric from the fabric store bargin bin

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What are you most proud of? I pulled this project out of a possible state of failure. Initially it looked plain and had some fit issues. I decided that this top needed something... frilly added to it. I settled on the neck ruffle idea after playing around with some leftover scraps in my fabric stash. I also decided to add an inner tie as well as two hook and eyes for modesty since the slippery fabric kept showing too much gap in the front. The original pattern also called for a much fuller cuffed sleeve which I decided to replace with a simpler sleeve.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be ready and willing to make some alterations to make this work for you.

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Love the neck ruffle! I've been contemplating this pattern as a layering piece for fall/winter. The ruffle totally makes it!

08/30/2011 Flag

Thanks, I hope you have luck with the pattern too!

08/30/2011 Flag
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