Sunday, April 19, 2009

My Salute to the trends, A Geometric Top

It's been a while since I posted because I haven't been feeling well. I haven't even felt like sewing. Now my husband would say "You know she's sick if she doesn't feel like sewing".

In any case I have finished my Swap. However I'm still working on an "exra" piece . But I can post on this top View C:



I love this geometric print. It's 100% polyester and only took two hours to make.

The only changes I made to the original design was to pleat instead of gather the neckline both front and back as well as the sleeves at the shoulder and the neckband does not tie at the back as in the pattern. I could see no advantage to that.







The sleeves are elasticized at the elbow and the hem is double needled.I finished the seams on the serger and used a .5 width and 1.5 long zigzag stitch to sew the entire garment.




I'm going to use it as part of my Swap. The black and yellow will go well with my grey and black bottoms. Also , it will add a punch of colour and transition into spring. I'm so ready for warmer weather and brighter clothes.

10 comments:

Vicki said...

Very nice top! Hope you are feeling better soon.

Birgitte said...

Sorry to hear you've not been feeling well, hope it improves soon. The top looks darling and so do you :))

Ann's Fashion Studio said...

Ah Diana sorry you were not feeling well. It has been going around here too, but so far only my son got it, bad too, during his Mar break :(
Your top is so very nice and it looks great on you. I love the print too!

Lori said...

Beautiful top. Hope your are feeling better soon.

Aminat said...

Diana, I love your version of this top, so lovely and the fabric is beautiful too. I hope you are feeling better. I have been sneezing all day too, I guess the transition is affecting everyone. take care and get better soon

Linda T said...

That top looks great on you! Hope you are back to full speed (feeling great) real soon.

gwensews said...

Love this top! The fabric is fabulous. Feel beter soon.

Shannon said...

Well, you just look as proud as punch in your new top! As you should - you look adorable!

Chris said...

Diana, hope you're feeling better. Pretty top, looks great on you. I LOVE the fabric!

Lindsay T said...

Super cute top on you! Feel better.