I started work on this top a year ago as part of Faye's Starting at the Top challenge 2011. I didn't finish it then but I was determined to finish for the 2012 challenge. That didn't happen. (15 days goes by quick when you
Pattern Description: MISSES' AND WOMEN'S TUNICS: Loose fitting, pullover tunics A, B have extended shoulders and stitched hems; tunic A has short sleeves on right side, left side drapes, angled hem, optional purchased jewel appliques, wrong side of fabric shows; tunic B has shirt tail hem, purchased jewel stones.
Pattern Sizing: B5(8-10-12-14-16), RR(18W-20W-22W-24W)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Definitely
Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were definitely easy to follow. So much so that half way through I lost them and had no problem finishing up this top.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I love that it feels both pretty and feminine yet on trend.
Fabric Used: I used a poly charmeuse that I had been coveting since I saw it used here.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: No changes necessary.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Not sure if I would sew again but I won't rule it out. I'd definitely recommend to others.
Conclusion: An easy, quick (for people who can sew continuously, not so much for me as it was a UFO from nearly a year ago) top that is pretty and fun.