Pattern Description: Batwing sleeve, round neck top with hem and sleeve variations. Recommended for two way stretch knits.
Pattern Sizing:XS to XXL. I did a medium.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?The design yes, the proportions no, because the illustration is elongated.
Were the instructions easy to follow?The instructions are good but I used a doubled over strip of material to finish the neck that is 5 cm wide and the finished neck circumference minus 6cm long rather than just double over and stitch. I used my serger for the seams and cover stitcher for the hem.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I found the pattern to be snug through the hips and loose at the sleeve. View B is also way too long - for me and I ended up taking off the tilted hem entirely. For the whole story please see my blog
The cuffs are long and very snug. I recut some different straight cuffs to fit my sleeves.
Fabric Used:A striped knit from Spotlight.
Would you sew it again?Yes, but I have other projects right now. If I did the sleeves without cuffs I would lengthen them a bit.
Conclusion: Not a bad top but do your measurements! Also Pay attention to the fabric layout. I thought I could not get sleeves cut out with the stripes going the other way because my fabric wasn't wide enough. Then I saw that the layout recommends cutting them one at a time and I could have managed it.
Life is a learning curve.
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