SPRING TOP WEEK Day 5: Your Creations!

It’s Friday! That means this is the last top showcase for Spring Top Week. It’s been great to see all the creativity, fun spring prints, and popularity of certain styles. I was amazed by how many of you sewed a top for yourself for the very first time! That is so so wonderful and I’m glad this challenge could be a catalyst for all that Selfish Sewing!

Here they are, in no particular order:

LEFT: Liz of me and t made a madras dress with BuiltByWendy’s Simplicity 3835
CENTER: Shellie from by a thread made an airy white top with a Jennifer Stern pattern
RIGHT: Jan from just*imagine*heaven made two versions of Simplicity 4584 with Jennifer Paganelli fabrics

LEFT: Ragnhild from Anti-nostalgic with her final top of the week, Simplicity 3835
CENTER: Sinje from Mighty Mouse with a second circle top (longer sleeved version) made with her pattern (see blog)
RIGHT: Bekah of Bekahomeka made Simplicity 7185 with IKEA fabric

LEFT: Cheryl from SewCanDo made a top of her own design with satin binding
CENTER: Maggie sewed her first top for herself, Butterick 5248
RIGHT: CeCe H made Simplicity 4077 for her first ever blouse

LEFT: Jan with her second version of Simplicity 4584
CENTER: Liz of me and t made a second top from Simplicity 3835, a blouse with shirred neckline
RIGHT: Kari of Handmade Mommy made a jersey tie-top tank with an online tutorial

More spring tops from my SMS tutorial…
LEFT: Lorna of Lorna Doone made one with Heidi Grace fabric
CENTER: Carrie of carrioke made one with Amy Butler fabric
RIGHT: Mayya in Oman from dailydoseofme made one as her very first top

LEFT: qsogirl of Vegetablog with her top made from Butterick 4985
CENTER: Meg of Fashioned by Meg with her final entry, a Spring Ruffle Top in fabrics by Anna Maria Horner and Amy Butler
RIGHT: Bonnie of Fishsticks and Fries made New Look 6179

LEFT: Huan-Hua of Feather and Fan made Simplicity 4077 with Daisy Chain fabric by Amy Butler
CENTER/RIGHT: Lorrie (Meg’s mom!) made two versions of Simplicity 3786

LEFT: Brittney created a Spring Ruffle Top using Freshcut by Heather Bailey
CENTER: Collette from uncrafty made a top using a vintage McCalls pattern (check out the awesome picture of her mom in a top from the same pattern on her blog!)
RIGHT: Thiry created her own top using my instructions for this top

LEFT: Mirre of kisskus made her first top for herself from Simplicity 4589
CENTER: Kelli of Presser Foot made Simplicity 2601
RIGHT: Su of Vively Online made Simplicty 4076

So I really really hope I didn’t miss anyone who wanted to be posted — please let me know if I did!

OK, so I need to take a break from all this top-compiling…phew! Check back on Monday in order to vote for Best Top. The voting will probably happen through the end of next week in order to whittle it down to a winner, most likely with a schedule something like this:

First Round of Voting: Monday-Tuesday
Final Round Voting: Thursday-Friday

I have also re-opened the Flickr pool so that you can edit the captions on your photos if you would like (or the photos, if you feel you need to…I think that cropping square before you upload will give the best results). I recommend making sure that any blog entries you have written for your tops are linked in the description, as the vote pictures will link back to your Flickr pic, not your blog.

You may also add more tops if you would like!
See you this afternoon with another top from moi…

3 thoughts on “SPRING TOP WEEK Day 5: Your Creations!

  1. I made it as far as joining the Flickr group yesterday before my internet bit it. Curses! :o) I was able to post my photos this morning, so even though I won’t make it in for the vote, they are there!

    Will you be doing a Summer Top Week this year? Please say YES!

  2. Thanks for having done this it was really a challenge and i enjoyed it. I did not join with the intention of winning, my goal was to sew a top for myself and i did, thank to you Rae.

    Cant wait to start voting, its going to be tough though lots of great tops 🙂

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