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« on: October 28, 2009 04:18:06 PM »

Here's my latest project. This is the first time this year that I have made a top that didn't use a knitted fabric. I have never used gauze fabric before, so this was another first - working with lace being the other first. I like how they both worked out together. This will not be my last time using either material.


« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2009 04:52:12 PM »

Love it! Love the combination of the stripe with the lace.  I'm working on a gauze tunic right now, that I'd ditched because the neckline stretched out.  I've since fixed it with some clear elastic and taking up the shoulders.  I would certainly wear your top.  Great job.
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2009 04:57:43 PM »

Thanks. It's funny that you mentioned the neckline and straps - I recut the back of the neckline for this top to make it a better fit and also cut the straps, too. Must be the material.

« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2009 05:33:26 PM »

I so love it!  Wanna make me one too?  Or share your how-to?

« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2009 05:48:07 PM »

Ooh that's really pretty. The lace makes for a great touch and the subtle stripe pattern of the fabric makes it more interested. Great job Smiley

Edited to ask: How do you get into it? Is there a zipper I'm not seeing or something?
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« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2009 01:50:31 AM »

It is beautiful and romantic looking! Total love.
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« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2009 08:36:42 AM »

Thanks! I'm really happy with it. There isn't a zipper, just a pull on top. Even though the fabric isn't a knit material, there's enough ease to throw it on. If I were to make a more fitted one, I'd have to go for a side zipper.

« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2009 11:38:04 PM »

I'd probably wear something like this.  Cute!

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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2009 06:49:13 AM »

That is hot!  Cheesy I like the scallop-y bottom too.

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