This top is as simple as it gets but it’s fabulous for mid-season layering.
I trialled this top last week in a yellow/white rib knit so the top was easy to make up again. Rib knits are a challenge if you’re making a full garment, because they continue to streeeetch…
I’ve done a bit of ‘extreme sewing’.
This fabric is like ruffle fabric, except the pieces are not quiet ruffle.
What you can see is the base fabric is fairly see through, so I’ve lined this top with cream coloured tricot knit. I actually applied the lining layer after making the top but before finishing the hems. The tricot is sewn into the hem edge and because the additional layer makes this fabric heavier, the hem can be a smaller width. I’ve used the selvage as the sleeve finish.
I’ve chosen this as a mid-season top because I’m trying to avoid black, if I have the option. Now I do.
|Here is the brown spot print knit version.|