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The 1 hour top M6400!


I was freezing out here trying to get a good picture for my Divas!
Can you see my hair is doing some serious blowing in the wind!
The red pants are V8751 reviewed here!


    This top took all of an hour, seriously! When I went to cut out the pattern pieces and realized that there were only ONE pattern piece for view B.. I started laughing in hysterics lol! I just couldn't believe it... This has to be one of the easiest patterns I have ever made to date, if you are looking for something fast, quick, and in hurry that still gives that Diva look make this top!


Hair still blowing! I told you it was cold....



I had this striped fabric in my stash from fabric.com for over a year now, and didn't know what to do with it, or if I had the skill to match up the stripes properly.. I was really more concerned with the stripes matching on the side and I must say I was pretty successful*winning*... Sorry, I didn't take pictures of the side, but it was COLD, so please forgive me lovelies!


 I made a medium as I wanted a more fitted top, close to what the model on the cover is wearing. I didn't bother hemming the sleeves, or the bottom just didn't feel it was needed; however, I did hem the neckline! And with the neckline I noticed that if I make another version I will stabilize the neckline...Other than that it is a pretty straight forward top! In other news, I have a pair pants that need to be reviewed so be on the lookout for that!  It has been working out great with sewing only what I am feeling, as I have not felt fatigued or burnout! Well Divas that's all for now! Be blessed and nothin' less and continue to stay fearlessly fierce!



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  1. Cute top! The stripes show off the draping, nice.

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  2. This top looks great on you and I like how you paired it up with the red pants. It gives the outfit a nice pop of color. I just saw your first jacket as well in your last post. Beautiful job.

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  3. Andrea, thank you soooooo much!

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  4. What a nice top! I would have laughed hysterically over one pattern piece, too. Only in my dreams could I find a pattern with one pattern piece..or if I made top M6400!!

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