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Vintage Joan said...
Nice top!
7/31/13 6:20 PM
Danmar said...
Pretty fabric! Your workmanship is nice. I was wondering how you made your sleeve and bottom hems so smooth? I cannot tell too well from the photo, but i can't even see any stitches!
7/31/13 9:59 PM
Renren said...
Thanks, ladies. Danmar, those hems are machine-stitched. I serged the edges of the linen fabric and then pressed up 1.25 inches at the lower hem and 3/4 inches for the sleeve hems. Then from the front I stitched in a moderate length stitch starting at the back seam for the lower hem and the inside seam for the sleeve hems and just sewed around the circle. I was amazed at how well the stitch embedded itself into the linen--I guess that's another advantage of sewing with linen. Of course, I pressed the lines of stitching from both sides, too.
7/31/13 11:10 PM
Danvillegirl said...
Such pretty fabric, lovely top.
8/1/13 5:32 AM
Danmar said...
Thanks!
8/1/13 10:16 AM
katlew03 said...
Very pretty fabric. Perfect for the top. Looks great.
8/1/13 1:24 PM
Margaret said...
Wonderful top! I love the fabric and I think it looks great with the cut/style.
8/6/13 1:09 PM
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