Sunday, March 29, 2009

Burda 04-2009 #122 Dolman Sleeve Top

Again with the Out-Of-Comfort-Zone sewing. This one I like better than the purple top. Some (most?) of you will like the purple top more I bet. I always seem to be in the minority. This is made out of one of the fabrics my husband bought for me when he was in Houston. It's a poplin-type fabric but it's also a gauze. It's almost like they wove the poplin and then shrank some of the threads in it to make it puckery. I realized I didn't have to be very precise with my cutting or stitching because this is so spongy. I mean, I was as precise as possible but I probably didn't have to be.

It's a simple dolman sleeve top (that's the right kind of sleeve right?) with a drawstring at the empire level. I didn't do my normal 1/2" shoulder to bust shortening because it is loose.

There's no a lot to add to the pictures. I'll do the full-fledged review later today.


S Sews said...

I think this one's cute. I was eyeing it myself in that issue as I think it could be worn by many ages and shapes depending on the fabric that is chosen.

Shelley's Garden said...

Very cute. Wow. You've already got your April issue.

Christina said...

I like the shape of this. I was thinking of making this in a silk chiffon. I don't know why I buy that stuff because I never know what to do with it, but this pattern seems suited to lightweight fabrics.

2BSewing: said...

I like this top and the shape. Your fabric is perfect for this pattern. You've just given me a great idea for a fancy top I need in a few months. I need to pull this BWOF out of my "to read" pile. :)

Beth Conky said...

I like it. It looks cute on you. I think I might make that for my daughter. Thanks

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okie2thfairy said...

You beat me to it. I made it this weekend and haven't posted my photos. It looks so cute on you. I love the idea of beads- I may change mine a little now. Thanks for the idea!

Linda said...

I like this!

Anonymous said...

I was thinking of making this into a dress. Do you think it would work..any suggestions? Your top will look cute with shorts for the summer!