Powell Floral DBP is an ultra soft floral knit fabric is brushed on both sides and feels very soft against the skin. It has 4-way stretch for comfort and ease. Perfect for gathered knit dresses, skirts, stylish tops, t-shirts, and even lightweight active wear such as leggings and yoga pants. It has 96 % polyester 4 % spandex fiber content with the weight of 180 gsm.
DBP fabric from The Fab Clique Shoppe always make me smile. I never encountered such fabric from the shop that I don’t like. I swear, they are comfy on skin and you wouldn’t want to take them off your hands once you touch and feel how soft they are.
This fabric will make a perfect combo with Solid Dark Raisin DBP / Solid Mauve DBP / Solid Olive DBP / Black and White Thin Stripes DBP .
For this fabric, I used Ella cami from DS. This pattern was designed for woven fabric, so I went ahead downsized my pattern. It is always fun to play with patterns; My Ella cami has tiny pocket and I did a little color blocking to add a little drama on my top.
I also used WBM pattern, Urban Joggers. One of my favorite patterns ! Yes, I am a joggers person and this pattern made my eyes pop! I told myself that I need this pattern in my life, so here I am enjoying and I don’t get tired of sewing short, capri or long version of these pants..
Take a look at my project using the wonderful products from Designer Stitch, Wardrobe By Me and The Fab Clique Shoppe.
Whichever your style is, don’t forget to share and as always, enjoy sewing!
Hera Top is a pdf sewing pattern by Wardrobe by Me . It is a sweet feminine (originally) peplum summer top designed with flutter sleeves and an easy elasticated waistline. The neckline is finished with facing and the lower part of the armscye is finished with binding.
Good news! Hera is releasing as a free pattern. To get this pattern 100% free, you have to sign up for the newsletter.
Sewing Pattern Name: Hera Top
- Fabric (Recommended: light weight woven fabric , light weight woven fabric in a fiber such as cotton, viscose, silk, polyester or a blend.
The best result is achieved with a nice soft drapey fabric.
Jersey can be used, but be sure to size down for a nice fit.
- Narrow elastic 3/8” | 5 mm
- Sewing thread
- light weight interfacing
My Finished Project:
Match it with Jeggings, skinny pants or leggings.
or match it with pencil skirt
I also hacked this pattern. I skipped the ruffle/skirt and added strings like this.
Here are the ways how I wear it.
You can wear it as a bolero, too.
And if you hate to show those strings, no problem.. Here is the solution , tie them at the back.
There you go, lovely sewing people. Feel free to share or ask questions about your Hera project in WBM group. That’s where you can grab the add on sleeve for this hack..
At last! the weather is getting warm and I love it so much! How I wish it is summer forever. How I enjoy the days sitting outside, listening to the birds chirping and watching those cute humming birds at my garden.
This is the time for sunglasses, short pants, top tanks and gigantic hats. And speaking of tanks, I feel so lucky to be one of those testers of this lovely, free Lago tank pdf sewing pattern made by Itch to stitch. Relaxed fit, comfortable scoop neck and hip length top tank it is.
Here are important details about this sewing pattern.
Use light to medium-light weight, 2-way or 4-way knit fabric with 50% to 75% stretch and good recovery. Jersey, ITY knit are good choices. Woven fabrics are not recommended.
Look how lovely these are.