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Kente Top

Happy Sunday Loves!! Hope you guys are having a wonderful Sunday.. 



 So I've been trying to learn pattern-making for a while now, and let me tell you, it has not been easy. About a few months ago, I decided to put what I've learned so far into practice. I wanted to make a simple top that I can wear on a pair of jeans or skirt. Even though I wanted it to be extremely easy to make, I still wanted it to have something that makes it different/unique, so I decided to make the sleeves different (see pic below). I was also going to add curves to the side seam on the hem, but I changed my mind.






 After I finished making the patterns, a few months back, I ended up putting it aside and making it a PhD (Project Half Done) project. 



 Fast forwarding to about a week ago, I was in the middle of making a peplum jacket for PrettyGirlsSew Jan/Feb Sew-Along… The jacket was taking forever to make (still not done) that I decided that I want to make something that is quick and can give me an instant gratification. I looked back at my fabric stash and saw the Top pattern I created sitting on top of the fabric and some Kente fabric (from Joann Fabric) right next to it. Below is what I made. 


    


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8 comments

  1. Gorgeous as always!!
    First I need a sewing date with u, then I need 2 buy mi a real good human hair...
    Lovely Lovely!!!

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    1. Thank you! I'm ready for for the sewing date whenever you are. :)

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  2. Great job!! This turned out beautifully, I really like the sleeves

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  3. Nice! I'm still yet to learn pattern drafting. I usually just alter patterns to fit my idea. Great job!

    P.s.: That peplum blazer does seem like a lot of work! Can't wait to see your finished work!

    ~Chinelo~
    www.mystyleoasis.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks! My plan is to finish the blazer today after work. We shall see.

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  4. So cute!! This might be your calling girl!! Love the design!!!

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