The One Yard Top

There was to be a sale…an EPIC SALE! I could hardly wait…

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So there is this one fabric store that I mainly stay away from only because it is too amazing. There are 1000’s of yards tempting me to start 1000’s of different projects so I just steer clear. That is until they have a really good sale!!

I was not the only one banking on the deals as the cutting counter was already getting a huge line only 30 minutes after opening their doors.

What to choose?  Naturally, my over loaded brain decided quantity is best so I purchased 1 yard of my favorites, hoping to figure out the details later.

The One Yard Top:

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I scoured pintrest trying to find an easy 1 yrd pattern, but I just kept going in circles. Finally I took out my roll of muslin and probably went through 5 yards trying to figure a good fit for a basic summer tank. I think I nailed it. The trim is done with double fold bias tape so that detail makes this shirt quick and easy to sew.

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This sweet girl wants part of the photo fun.

I love the fit of this top and how it flows nicely with cotton material and the best part is there are no closures. This is a winner and will help me dress with a little more style than my worn out t-shirts. I’ll have a few more like this on the To-Do list.

 

My revelry is that I am always trying to purchase as little material as possible. This seems contrary to the notion of having enough material on hand; but I have found I’m more creative when there is fabric shortcomings or a hasty clip of scissors. One day this kind of thinking will get me in trouble, I know this, but for now it’s a fun way to sew.

What are your sewing guilty pleasures? Does anyone else self sabotage their plans? Thanks for checking out my project!

 

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