Monday, 9 July 2012

New Look 6483

Pattern Description:

5 easy "1 hour" tops with neckline and sleeve/sleeveless variations. Button closure at top back neck, splits at hips

Pattern Sizing:


Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?

Yes made view D

Were the instructions easy to follow?

Very clear - did not need them though

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?

Very similar to the Sorbetto top, but with a curved back seam and curved side seams. Front darts. Nice neckline options

Fabric Used:

Left over cotton

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:

Did not use the facing used bias binding as facing instead (you can see it in the picture). I think I used bias that was too wide as I made a complete pigs-ear of this and wished I had used the facings after all!

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?

No - too tent like on me. though a smaller size might be better (but then would I be able to get it on)...but I prefer some of my other top patterns more which have more shaping and a zip closure or full buttons rather than the looser over the head fit.

I will wear it as a cool summer top (assuming the UK every gets a summer that it!)


Fast top (if you are not mucking about with bias binding).

Glad to a pattern stash busted this one!!

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