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We're Gonna Start This Thing Off Bright

Hey Loves!

I'm back this week with my first make of 2019. In the midst of making sewing plans for 2019, I had to make something purple to wear to a church event.


FabricMart had the perfect purple scuba knit on sale in December. I bought it in anticipation for this event.  It did not disappoint.

I saw this really cute outfit on IG fashion influencer @slipintostyle.


I love the style.  The top was a bit bulky for my already curvy frame but the style looked relaxed and fun.  I remembered I have Burda Style 6846.  It's just been sitting in my pattern stash chilling, waiting for it's chance to shine.  Well, the time came.

 

This was my first time making a Burda Style pattern.  Here are my thoughts:
  • Pattern is easy to follow. Great directions. Only a few pattern pieces.
  • Finished garment measurements are on the pattern paper. I actually like them on the outside of the pattern to determine size and amount of fabric.  
  • Because of the simplicity of the pattern, I was able to finish the top and skirt in no time - cut to finish and a little TV in 3 hours.
  • I probably could have used a heavier knit but it worked out.  This scuba knit feels great.  I think my body needed a little more support. 


It's not as jazzy as my IG fashion inspiration but it's comfy.  It was so comfy I kept the top on to lounge around in joggers for the rest of the day. I'll be making more of these tops!

Loves, do you have a style top that you could live in?  If so, what makes it sew great?

Until next time, Smooches!

DJ


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