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Fun in the Sunrise Panel Top

I finished my Sunrise Panel top! Yay!


Here is something to learn from this top: Always add an extra 10 inches (I swear to God) to your sewing pattern! Why? Because then you'll end up with a too-short top like me. I suppose my real fault is not making a muslin before going into fashion fabric, but I'm lazy and impatient when it comes to things I'm making for just me.


Although really? I guess it's not that bad. I won't be going out alone looking like this, that's fer damn sure! I get hit on far too much over here and that's not being conceited. Men are pigs around my neighborhood, really.

I mostly plan on wearing it like this with my beloved orange Brooklyn Industries skirt from about 3 years ago.


And here is the back, if you're curious.

Things I learned while making this top:  Like I said, over-add inches to your bodice block after tracing. You'll thank me.I'm now better with zippers, but still not perfect. This top has a side zip versus center…