Lizzie’s ‘Ebalent’ Top

28 Jun

It’s been a busy few days for me and my sewing machine.  This is the first output of the week; Lizzie’s ‘Ebalent’ Top.  A top for my niece who at two years old hasn’t yet mastered saying ‘elephant’ but ‘ebalent’ is far cuter so we’ll definitely let her off.  I am still madly in love with this material.  I’ve got meters left so will be running off more of these off over the next few days and then launching my Etsy shop.  Exciting times – details to follow.

Girl's hand sewn top

I drafted the pattern for this top myself and will be tweaking the design.  I keep thinking a Peter Pan collar would look adorable.

Pattern

The pleats are a definite winner.  Everything I make at the moment seems to be pleated.

Pleats at necklline

This version is buttoned at the back which despite my hatred of sewing buttonholes does look pretty.

Lizzie's Evivent Top back

The results were worth the pain!

Buttons

There are so many possibilities for variations on Lizzie’s Ebalent Top I could be very, very busy.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Crafted in Carhartt

about women who do amazing things

toemail

Pictures of toes, pictures of feet, making the world a better place, one foot at a time.

Travel Photos - The Space Between

Photos capturing some of the essence of the places I go...

sweetkimplicity

a wannabe crafter

Cake Box Fox

Food, mess and simplicity

A Lot On Your Plate

A budget friendly blog (now an official website) that gives creative & practical tips, recipes, and more, to help inspire, organize, & simplify your life!

Wine Bar Theory

Work smarter, not harder

Dresses & Me

I love to sew

DIY Pins & Needles

Monitoring the do-it-yourself online sewing community

Elle Frost

Style & DIY

Oh the lovely things

Adventures with my sewing machine

Buzy Day

The adventure of NikkiM

talesfrommykitchenandsewingmachine

Join me on my journey as I spend as much time as possible doing the things I love: Cooking, Baking and Crafts.

sewsewpretty

Adventures with my sewing machine

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: