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« on: August 13, 2008 08:57:10 AM »

This began as simplicity 3535... But then it looked like a tent because the brown fabric is so stiff (denium weight almost). (I showed my dad pre-fixing and he asked if I was due next week! =Not funny) So, on to "make it work".
Took almost 4 inches on each side out, made and added the ties, and finally ripped out the seam at the top back to re-do with a double inverted box pleat (I think that's what it's called?) The bow looks nice when I have someone to help tie it. Oh, also did the same sort of pleat on the sleeves at the hem.
The cowboy print fabric was free from the Grandmum and the striped cream fabric has been living in our fabric stash for so long that I'm not sure where it came from or when.

Close up of the fabric to see the brands and boots!
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008 09:10:56 AM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2008 09:11:13 AM »

Soooo cute! I would totally wear that. I think your version is way better than the pattern; way to "make it work!"
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2008 09:13:50 AM »

Very cute! You did a great job with alterations.
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2008 10:53:23 AM »

wow thats really pretty i love the back and the fabric is so cute!
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2008 10:56:12 AM »

I just looked up the original pattern, and I think your's is definitelyyy cuter.
I like the idea of the tie in the back.
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« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2008 11:03:36 AM »

I love this top , the fabric is to cute , and the design is great  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2008 11:27:11 AM »

OMG this is too cute. I love it. Grin
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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2008 01:09:24 PM »

The fabric goes so well with the look of that top. Great!
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2008 01:25:04 PM »

Great alternations to make it fit you so well.  Fun fabric, too!
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