a summer chambray top

 

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I had the good fortune to have some extra chambray laying around that was given to me for a project so I decided to finally make a top from the pattern I made a few weeks ago. The sewing went smoothly and the top is super comfortable. I had been planning to photograph it on the roof all day, so when it came down to finishing the neckline and stormclouds were rolling in I began to fret and scurry. The top was finished in time (obviously) but not 10 minutes after coming back inside it began to pour. 

I also think this top goes nicely with my new hat. I’d been looking for one for a few weeks ever since Luke brought home a similar mens one, plans were made to steal his but alas his head is much larger than mine. My sister and I saw this one in the Marc by Marc Jacobs store one morning when we were on our way to brunch, 70% off but the store wasn’t open yet. Later that evening she surprised me with it for helping her out with her wedding and all. What a nice sister I’ve got myself.

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7 Responses to a summer chambray top

  1. becka says:

    I really, really love this top! It is exactly what I've been looking for/want to make and I think I'm just going to try and wing it. You look so cute! Love the hat, too.

  2. simple things says:

    Very cute. I do appreciate some nice chambray! Love the hat, too.

  3. Karin van D. says:

    That top is great, very simple and elegant because of that. Beautiful pictures too!

  4. Zoe says:

    yays! New top for you! It looks so comfy and wearable. xxx

  5. hellagabrielle says:

    I've so been enjoying your posts on BurdaStyle, but I didn't realize what a sweet blog you have. Cute top!

  6. . says:

    wow, that is so cute! It totally looks like you bought it, i'm way impressed. Make one for me? :) just kidding

  7. jen says:

    Thanks everyone!

    Becka – go for it!!! you need this top, I am living in it.

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