Wednesday, April 15, 2009

~ easy bitsy top

Thank you all for leaving comments on the coverstitch machine question. I really appreciate every input....... I still keep my fingers crossed, our anniversary is coming soon, that might be an opportunity to ask for a new,....
In another news, I recently made an easy top, just to jump start my mojo. It's a simple knit blouse, no major alteration except for lengthening of the body. It├Ęs similar to this blouse from tall girl shop on sale for $39:88.
Coutesy :
My version here
Without belt
Fabric: Rayon-Jersey ($3:00)
Pattern: Newlook 6807 ($1.99)
Notion: From stash
Time : Less than 2 hrs
Skill: Priceless

With belt
I guess I will wear mine with belt, I love the feel of the fabric and the style is trendy as well.
Full review on PR .
BTW, I widened the post area of my blog using an excellent code I got from this site. The only modification I made to this code is I changed the $startside with left.
Thank you ids for this excellent tutorial.

You all have a lovely week ~Aminat


  1. That top looks really comfy and stylish! Good job!!

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  3. Very nice! I have this pattern on my wishlist.

  4. Very nice top, especially with the belt.

  5. Aminat, that's an great looking top for so little effort! I have this pattern as well, and still have not resumed sewing since last month. Maybe my mojo will respond to this as well...

  6. That is a great looking top. I love the print!

  7. Very Cute! I like how you compared the cost of the inspiration top, to the cost of yours. BTW, your version is much cuter!

  8. I love your version and it does look nice with a belt. I'm trying to wear things loose without always adding a belt but I'll likely wear it with a belt in the end.

  9. Oh, thank you all for all the wonderful compliments. It's one tiny top to make and will definately wear it with the belt. You all have a lovely week

  10. Cute blouse. Thanks for your recent comment on my blog. I enjoy yours very much. Haven't posted much-kinda recovering from not feeling well. Take care -JC