Monday, April 6, 2009

3 new tops

Though I still have a feeling that I don't sew a lot at the moment, this weekend I completed 3 tops. First the BWOF blouse.

Especially with the belt it looks good over my jeans. I like the result, the busy print is not somehting I usually have, but it's fine (Kat, I don't know the aura of migraine, possible I wouldn't have chosen this print).

I didn't make the sleeves longer, like I used to do, and they are fine. I think I used to wear my sleeves too long, overreacting to rtw sleeves presumably, that are always too short on me.

This a great basic pattern, and I'll make more blouses of this one.

 

And yesterday afternoon I made two t-shirts of New Look 6735. I need a few basic tops in solid colors, the black one is the first. The other is a fabric I bought last year, and later regretted a bit. Because sewing this top is so easy (first time for me though), I made it to see how it would be. Not bad, but certainly not a favorite.

22 comments:

  1. Full weekend! The fabric of the blouse is very fun! like it.

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  2. You have been very busy this weekend, great job on all the sewing.

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  3. I really like this belted. And those other two tops are fab! Check out this link, Sigrid: http://www.knownjohnson.com/?p=73 . If you click on the start button next to the car, you'll understand exactly what I mean. The 439 other responses indicate I have good company LOL. This is what a migraine aura looks like. It's the prelude to one awful headache. I think you'll understand why the print reminds me of a migrain aura after you check it out ;) .

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  4. The shirt and the tops are great. I have New Look 6735 lurking in my stash. I think I'll pull it out and try a long sleeve top.
    Joyce in NC

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  5. Sigrid, I love your basic blouse. It looks so stylish with the belt! I am jealous that you had such a productive weekend! Nice job.

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  6. Love the blouse. The print is fabulous. Your tops are cute also, and wonderful wardrobe fillers.

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  7. I think that first top looks best with the belt. It's a really fun print. In the spring, I am always encouraged to try fun, bold prints, a sort of awakening from the grey skies of winter.

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  8. The blouse is beautiful...sometimes I try a print that I wouldn't normally choose and am pleasantly surprised! Nice tops for a weekend's work!

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  9. I love that blue print for the t-shirt! I don't think you should second guess it.

    The blouse is gorgeous, another great blue and black print.

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  10. I love the tops and the fabric on the first on is great.

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  11. Great weekend! I love how the blouse fits you and I think that the sleeves are the perfect length. I love the scoop neck on those t's. I'll be copying that on my tnt pattern.

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  12. Don't sew a lot at the moment???? I wish I had your production level, then I would be able to by more fabric in three weeks :-)

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  13. I really like the shirt, so cheerful!

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  14. They're all great but I especially love the blouse and belt, makes your waist look itsy-bitsy :)) And the fabric is groovy!

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  15. The shirt looks fabulous, with or without the belt. The knit tops are good too - always useful.

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  16. Nice tops! I like all three! The black t would look nice under the Burda shirt too...nice work!

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  17. Love your blouse! Very nice and the fabric is great. I also like the tees. One can never have too many plain tees. It looks like you enjoyed a nice weekend sewing.

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  18. Perfect blouse for spring transition. I really like that print, migraines and all.

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  19. You have been busy! Love the three tops, specially the blouse which I think looks extremely well on you! There's nothing like a princess seam shirt: timeless and elegant. The fabric really adds up to the final result too.

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  20. The blouse is great! The migraine aura thing is spot on. Having had hundreds, it looks very familiar. We know how the designer felt the day she designed this fabric....bunny

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  21. Hi Sigrid .- a good production for a weekend. you always choose a beautiful fabrics, congratulations.

    greetings, Paco

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  22. Wow! Three tops that great for a weekend. All of them look very nice. Nice way to beef up the wardrobe.

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