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Upsized 22 to 32/5X Top

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Innie-Outie Front

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Casual, Romantic
Barbara Deckert on craftsy.com

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo McCall's 6467

Barbara Deckert on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Rayon challis and wooly nylon serger thread

Barbara Deckert on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I think I bought this rayon challis for $2-2.50/yd, so this top cost me way under $10. I LOVE making a fun, inexpensive top with such great swing and flutter as I walk.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you make the Innie-Outie Seams with a decorative serger thread, be sure to make samples so you get the stitch length and tension the way you want it. This pattern would also be pretty made in the conventional manner in a solid, maybe a silk crepe de chine or a handkerchief linen.

Barbara Deckert on craftsy.com

Awesome, I love the color and you did a wonderful job on your blouse.

01/05/2013 Flag

I love this. ,Love the color it is great

02/01/2013 Flag

Lovely, Nice use of seam detail to bring the eye upward. Very fem.

07/31/2013 Flag

That is so pretty and so me!!! I see so many patterns I love but do not know how to upsize and can't find a resource to teach me how. You did a wonderful job on that blouse!!

04/06/2014 Flag

Sparkle2020, just take my Crafty class "Plus Size Pattern Fitting and Design!" That is exactly what you will learn to do! I'm the instructor.

04/11/2014 Flag