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Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com
Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

GOODBYE SUMMER

Hello everyone! We had a super warm and sunny weekend here in southern Germany – I suspect it’s gonna be bye bye summer clothes from tomorrow on for good. Before I get into the mood to get out all the knits and wools I want to share this cute little top I made this summer.

I made this top with less than 1 metre of cotton fabric and it only took me around 30 minutes to make! I followed Elisalex’s tutorial for drafting a very quick little pattern.

Instead of making the full-length dress I decided to go for a little top. I made quite a few dresses last summer, but found that I actually prefer wearing separates at work and at home. This is why I made a bunch of tops and jeans this year.

Making this top requires only a minimum amount of fabric. I used less than 1 metre plus some trim and elastic. This top has very few seams and doesn’t necessarily require hemming if you hide the overlocked raw edges under a cute trim. No darts, no fitting! This is the perfect Sunday morning project.

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com
Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com
Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.com

I love how this top works both off and on the shoulder. The fabric I picked is fairly stiff, even after a few washes. I’m definitely going to make this top again, but probably a drapier fabric next time.

I really love the lace trim at the bottom! It makes this top so much prettier. Off the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.comOff the shoulder top by thisblogisnotforyou.comSew Over It Silk Cami by thisblogisnotforyou.com

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Have a great week everyone!

xx

Charlie


Happy sewing!

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