Easy Cool Top

Apr 13th
Simplicity 1615

Spring is finally warm here! I made this EASY COOL TOP using Simplicity 1615 to celebrate~

Simplicity 1615

Simplicity 1615

 

I chose a light cotton with small flowers. I think it will be COOL and just right over jeans.  I wear a lot of T-shirts and this new top gives me some options.

The pattern was very easy, and I love the sleeve and collar detail. I followed the directions which include using bias tape to enclose the seams around the neckline. Next time I make this blouse, I will make some bias tape because I am not crazy about seeing the white bias tape inside the blouse. I am kind of particular about the inside looking as nice as the outside. As usual, I also sewed with french seams – I know – it’s more work but that is just “me.”

Mother tried on the blouse and she wants to make one, too. I have some soft fabric that drapes better that would be great in this pattern.  I am sure that I will make this top again, perhaps view E (the green one) next time?

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