Crop Out

It’s summer in Canada. An event that is short lived.

I’m looking to throw in as much quick sewing this summer as possible, and a crop top is something that’s both quick and summery.

I have an idea for a full summer outfit (later project to come) and a crop top is an essential piece. Wanted to do a fun test run in prep.

I scoured the internet for a free pattern and settled on this tutorial to make my own.

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I picked up a small amount of this stretch/ lycra knit.

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It was just enough for this top.

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The darts and side seams were all straight forward.

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So there’s not really much to explain. Turned out pretty cute.

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Full disclosure, I skipped out on the zipper because this is a stretchy fabric, and didn’t compensate for the extra ease that would leave. There’s some puckering in the back, but something I think I can fix and a good learning opportunity.

Yea… yea that makes me feel better.

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I want to incorporate sleeves for the next one. If you have any go to crop patterns, throw them my way. Until then, I’m pretty pleased with this.

 

 

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