Friday, 24 September 2010

Self Stitched September 24, Burda Style 8-2010-112 two layer top

Today's outfit was supposed to have 2 new items, but the weather is warming up, so there is only one official new item, Burda Style 8-2010- two layer top - without the twist.
You can see here that I have reversed the tops - the under layer is lower (thin bamboo knit from Gorgeous Fabrics), and the top layer higher at the neck to showcase my stretch lace fabric from Paris. I was very pleased that these fabrics seem exactly the same colour. It is also not a neutral earth colour. I am branching out!

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I have made some more versions of this pattern this week, which I plan to review later as I wear them.
The skirt is BWOF 4-2009-something or other again, cotton gabardine. I have a feeling I should make a few more skirts, as this one is becoming rather dull and repetitive.

Here is the item I was really excited about. I finished this hand knit wrap - my own pattern, last night. I love the texture and subtle colours. (Jo Sharp Kid Mohair and Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran Tweed)
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I am sure I will wear it a lot next winter.

8 comments:

sewing spots said...

These are ALL great! Wow!

MareeAlison said...

Very nice. I like them both.

ejvc said...

I don't think I've ever seen anyone look so pretty in navy! You look so pleased with your new wrap, too, and I think I would also make thousands of those skirts if I ever got round to it.

How many hours, on average, would you say you spend sewing per day?

McVal said...

all of it so cute! You're an inspiration! Maybe I WILL get some sewing in this weekend. Gotta work on that jacket...

SewingLibrarian said...

Both your new pieces are beautiful. Loving your series this month.

RuthieK said...

OOOH love that lace knit top - gives me ideas....

Connie said...

I really like that lace top on you. It is a good color for you. I just bought some pink see through fabric and now I know what to do with it. I will make a long sleeved shirt and wear a short sleeved under it. Thanks for the idea.

Joy said...

Wow - on the top and the wrap. What a cozy looking wrap!