Working on a top


I say ‘working on’ but technically, according to the pattern, I’m done. 

I made this top up yesterday and… I hate it.

I tried styling it to see if it would help

And it does!! But not enough. So I’m fiddling around with it trying to get it right

putting a snap here so I’m not supporting indecent exposure

adding a back pleat, made by snapping the excess into place, to reduce bulk and get a more flattering fit

Here’s a comparison. I think the alterations will make this into a shirt I will actually wear. The fabric is too heavy for this pattern. It seemed light enough, but the peplum ended up quite stuff!


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