Tuesday, 8 April 2014

My Muse!


I finally got up enough courage to make something for someone else.  My mother has always supported my sewing and so I thought what better person to sew for than her.  I figure she will wear it even if she doesn't like it!
So I went through some of my patterns and fabric, found the Butterick 6024 and thought that would be the perfect top for her.  I took her measurements and did a muslin.  I had to do a full bust adjustment even though the top is loose fitting. I used a light yellow linen to make the top.  My favourite feature is the pleats.  She opted for the high-low style of top.  Because my mother is also very petite, I had to shorten the top by 3".  The pattern itself was very easy to work with.  I completed the top in about 4 hours.  Doesn't she look great!




8 comments:

  1. Lovely! She looks great in the top!

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  2. What a pretty top! Love the color and the high/low feature. Your mother looks fantastic -- and happy!

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    1. Thanks so much! She is always happy!

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  3. Wow, your mom looks so young. Very nice shirt also! It looks expensive.

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  4. This top is lovely and your mom is a beautiful woman! I enjoyed seeing the blouse with the hi-lo hem. Pretty!

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