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Revisiting New Look 6150...

I just love this top!  By the time the Sew Your Own Wardrobe challenge is complete, I will have many in my collection.  The next colors will be black, off white, and purple!!! 

Challenge intro:  http://sewyourownwardrobeforayearchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/and-sew-it-begins.html

Front

Shoulder detail


Side gatherings

Comments

  1. Yours is a success! What in the world happened with mine????

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    1. It was like that for me last year with Simplicity 2181 view c. I like it so well - made 3. I had to stop myself from making more. I'm so glad you had a winner!

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    2. I know right...?! I agree...S2181 would have caught my attention the same way. It's a great pattern, too. Thanks for the encouragement. :-)

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