Two Fat Quarters & Some Scraps

October 4, 2011 at 9:32 am 6 comments

Occasionally I like to take a break and make a blouse or dress for one of my girls.  Suzannah is getting older and unwilling  more particular about what I sew for her.  Isabel showed an interest in some of the Just Wing It range of fabrics and I thought a little blouse would be just the thing for her.  I love the unusual color combination here with eggplant, deep salmon (dark coral?) tomato red, and a fresh green.  I had lots of fat quarters from this line and shortened this pattern to make an a-line top.

I cut out some scenery and did some raw-edge applique, added some bias trim and cut out a flower.  In about 2 hours I had made this top and she was twirling in it.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Katy  |  October 4, 2011 at 10:56 am

    oh, it’s so cute!!!!!! (and it helps the model is particularly gorgeous too!)

  • 2. Patchwork Queen  |  October 4, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Great top…I love that fabric it all goes together so perfectly. (I also agree that the model is cute too!!).

  • 3. Ricci  |  October 4, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    What an adorable little girl. I love the top and I think she does too. Very creative.

    Ricci
    Superior Threads

  • 4. JillyK  |  October 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    Great idea. You’re a grand inspiration…I better get going on some tops for my grangirl.

  • 5. susyd9  |  October 7, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    Absolutely adorable!! Both the top and your daughter!

  • 6. Thirza  |  October 8, 2011 at 12:43 am

    That is so sweet!

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