Having finished the entry for the Tessuti Skyline Competition there was around a meter of fabric left… what to make… what to make? With the rumor of Spring in the London air the opportunity to try the Avid Seamstress Drop Shoulder came to mind.
The first PDF sewing pattern experience was a great one! With the comfort of printing on A4 paper at home, a sticky tape session and a quick cut later without the pressure of having to head back to the store if decided it needed to be a different size and the delicate nature of the tissue.
Pattern placement was key, along the same lines of the dress entry it was important to make a design feature with inspiration from the Up your Sewing Game podcast by Love to Sew Podcast the inside was hand finished vs a machine top stitch.
Some small alterations to the pattern were made to extend the bias neck to become part of the loop for the button and small side split with the step to the already shaped hem.
Ready for a casual Sunday looked styled with jeans and with canvas sneakers it could also be tucked into a waisted skirt of pants for a more formal look. Already planning the next version of this top so stay tuned.