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Showing posts from January 11, 2014

Art Deco Top

So while we were all under house arrest on Monday due to deathly windchills of -42 degrees here in Chiberia, I decided to make the best use of my time and use an old pattern  and make up a top!

Max found this fantastic pseudo-Art Deco print at Textile Discount Outlet one day and persuaded me to get it. There was a little more than 2 or 3 yards left on the bolt so we just bought it all!

This top is the same pattern I made for the top in which I call the Octobre Blouse.  I did send off the original Octobre blouse to my sister but I wanted to have a woven version of this design in my own closet!

Bonus: As I was cutting out the front pieces, I didn't have to fuss with matching AT ALL. In fact, I didn't even think about matching for some odd reason. I just plopped my pattern down on the fabric and cut away. Good thing it turned out fine!

Percy was being super-needy and wanted to get into EVERY photo today. So he got his own shot. 

Back view.

 One nit-picky thing about this top: l…