Hello everyone! Hope this weekend is going great for all of ya'll wonderful people. I have been sewing each and every day and I have been loving it! Last night I stayed up until midnight finishing up hubby's mint button up shirt so that he could wear it today for church. He was impressed (as was I) and he loved the shirt:) Here's a little sneak peek for ya'll.
Anyways, as I mentioned in THIS post, I have been so in love with tops & dresses that have heart cutouts on the front & back, so I was inspired to make one for myself. I drafted a pattern on Aubrey and voila! I made it and it came out great! I used a floral calico print cotton fabric for the main side that I found at a garage sale for I think, either a quarter or 50 cents. I didn't have enough fabric for the lining so I made the lining out of a vintage dress I had in my stash and that I bought for only a quarter at a thrift store.
At first I wanted to make it reversible, and I tried, but my Kenmore sewing machine and my brother machine are both home sewing machines and will not sew over 4 layers of fabric without breaking a needle. Trust me, I tried, and yes, I did break a needle. Talk about scary! It went right by my eye! So here is the top. What do you think? Do you love?
You can barely tell in this pic, but on the right and left side about 2" from the top, (white horizontal stitching line) there is a pocket sewn in! The pocket is about 6" long so I can put my credit cards, I.D.'s or sunglasses if I don't have a purse with me, or I'm too lazy to carry one! lol :)
So what do you think? Do you love it? If you do will you do me a big favor and share my blog or this blog post with friends? FB it, Tweet it, Pin it, whatever you want! Thanks!
Btw: I posted a video on my YT Channel of a HUGE haul of sewing stuff I got at an estate sale yesterday. Go check it out! :)