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Workhorse Patterns Ione Top

Full disclosure:  this was a pattern a received as a pattern test and it's the first pattern of my co-editor at the Sewcialists (and all round awesome person) Becky.  You might not feel that I would be super objective on this pattern because I love Becky, but she lives on the other side of the world and I still wore this to work today because I LOVE IT.

This is the Ione Top from Workhorse Patterns


This top is version 2: the v-neck.  I left off the sleeve cuff as my pattern is somewhat busy, but I might still go back and add it I think...


  It's quite amazing how different this looks in the morning versus the afternoon/early evening light!


I really like the curved "hi-low" hem on this top.  It's a really nice shape at the hem.


I would also like to call out that this top goes up to a size 32 (US).  That's bloody brilliant

WELL DONE FRIEND!

All the deets:

Pattern: Workhorse Patterns Ione Top (Version 2)

Size: 18 

Adjustments: 
  • Cut a straight 18
  • Added 2" length (all at lengthen/shorten line)
  • I made the v-neck slightly wider and slightly deeper (about 3/4" removed all the way around the neckline)
Fabric used: Printed silk from Tessuti Fabrics

Like it?  Wearing it?  YES and YES!  I wore it work today and it is comfortable and flattering and just the right sort of vibe for my work.  I will more than likely make another :)

Notes for next time:  Just to remember to make the straight 18 - I cut the 20 graded to an 18 for the test version and I prefer the result of this version

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