10.3.17

Stylearc Winona Knit Top

This was a freebie pattern I got with another order from Stylearc.  It looked like a quick sew, and it was...I have made it up twice already.

This pink striped cotton knit is from The Fabric Store in Brisbane.  I have bought this fabric twice now; once for my daughter and once for me.  I used larger grommets than the pattern specified, because that is the size I have.  I was interrupted by a visitor just before installing the last grommet, and when I returned, I had lost concentration and put the last one in upside down...it is the most visible one as well :(.  The folds in the sleeve are trickier than I expected, because of the angle of the seam in near the armhole.   For this version, I interfaced the inset corners at the bottom of the neckband, because I had so much trouble getting nice corners on my first version below.



This mocha fabric was in the remnant bin at The Fabric Store last time I visited.  It is a silky soft bamboo and was only $7 for the piece.  I didn't put the grommets in this version,because I thought it would be dressier without them, but really, the neckline is probably a tad too low without them.  There doesn't seem to be any gaping though, so I'll wear it few times and see how it goes.


4 comments:

  1. These look great! I have some grommets on their way in the post and I have this pattern in my queue.

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  2. Super cute. I want to experiment with using grommets.

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  3. Really like both versions, especially the pink one! Have to check out this pattern

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  4. Absolutely love the style of the pink one on you! The ties are really cool chunky. I would never have suspected they'd be the same pattern!

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