A very late birthday present

2 Aug

I started this top about 7 or so months ago for my friends birthday but then I got side tracked, life went into over drive, and the cut out pieces were pushed to the side. Having a few days to myself,  while rooting round my fabric stash I found them. Ooops.

The pattern is of course Deer & Doe’s Datura blouse – which I love, love, love. The fabrics are left overs from previous projects which pleases me no end. Because I live in fear of not having enough fabric for any given project, or because I buy fabric for an unknown garment, I often end up with lots of leftovers. Finished with some store bought cotton bias binding and buttons from by button collection.

I’m really pleased with how it turned out and think its the best one I’ve done yet.





7 Responses to “A very late birthday present”

  1. Linda August 3, 2016 at 2:57 am #

    It looks gorgeous!


    • rosemary August 3, 2016 at 8:03 am #

      Thank you!


  2. Linda of Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! August 3, 2016 at 2:47 pm #

    Excellent! I’m always on the lookout for something to make with my leftovers. This looks great! Thanks!


    • rosemary August 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm #

      It’s a great pattern for using up fabric.

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Lynsey August 4, 2016 at 6:44 am #

    Really lovely version of this great pattern, I love the fabric combo and the solid binding, fab present


    • rosemary August 4, 2016 at 1:36 pm #

      Thank you, I’m really pleased with how it turned out.



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