Thursday, June 21, 2012

Striped top Burdastyle 02-1010-112

Burdastyle 02-2010-112.  I can't seem to link to a Burda site to get a picture of the pattern, but is is basically a wide necked (boat neck?) style with raglan sleeves.  Burda has a striped version so the stripe matching lines are marked on the pattern.  An interesting point, considering the one pictured in the magazine has no stripe matching going on!

I hope to get some 'proper' modeled photos but in the interest of keeping my blog posting going, I have taken some photos of my finished top on Diana.



This fabric was not easy to work with, but I still managed some stripe matching.  I was wondering if I perhaps shouldn't have pre-washed this fabric before cutting as the stripes seemed to go very skew-wiff.  I did not look at it closely before washing but it seemed a reasonable quality fabric so I was surprised at how wonky the stripes lay and how difficult this fabric was to cut.



I made this top to the pattern, except I cut the sleeves slightly shorter, as they are 4cm longer than normal and much as I like this look, I have other tops with this feature and just wanted this one a bit more regular length.

The facing on the neckline is a bit bulky and if I was to make it again, I would finish the neckline differently.

I am hoping this will be a nice layering piece.  I plan to make a black jacket and can see it under that with my dotted scarf or perhaps with jeans for the week-end.

I still have one skirt  not photographed yet so more posts soon... Ciao! 

9 comments:

  1. I am thinking about making this sort of shirt. What neckline finish would you use next time?

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    1. Either a more regular bound finish or turn under and stitch. Probably depends on the fabric.

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  2. Nice job matching the stripes Sue.

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  3. Another great garment, Sue. This one looks like it'll get heaps of wear. I'm impressed with the stopes matching. I've not ever tried to do that...yet.

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  4. Nice stripe matching! The raglan sleeves make the stripes interesting.

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  5. Great job with the stripes!

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  6. Cute top and agree you did a great job of matching the stripes.

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  7. What a fantastic addition to your wardrobe and good job matching those stripes!

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  8. Excellent job on the stripe matching and such a great coloured T.

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