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Petal Top Tutorial

Thursday, July 5, 2012

I've been intrigued by the many petal tops and dresses I have been seeing lately, and decided it was time to get in on the trend.  In keeping with my typical design aesthetic of simplicity, the petal influence is quite subtle, but still effective, I think.  I won't be giving many specific measurements, since this it will be very easy to size this to whomever you choose to make this for.  And feel free to add some length if you want to make this a dress.  Anja has enough dresses, so I wanted this to be a long top 
(have you noticed I make a lot of those!?).  

So, here it is, the Petal Top Tutorial:

Make your straps using this tutorial.

Turn your bodice right side out, and iron well.

16 comments on "Petal Top Tutorial"
  1. This is really adorable! Liz

  2. oh lalalaaaaaaaa, I am making tons of trapeze dresses for my 2yo daughter, to finish of my stock of fabric, and this is a such a cute project of yours, I want to do it too ! Hope I can make them as great as you.

  3. I love this--so super cute!!! I already have a fabric in mind to use for this top--thanks for sharing!

  4. Found you at SewChatty! My daughters each need one of these, pronto! Great idea!
    Come by for a visit sometime, would love it if you wanted to follow me back so we can see each other's girl ideas!!!

  5. What a sweet little top! My post is here:

  6. Very, very cute! I need to make this for my Granddaughter's!
    Lisa H.

  7. I just came across your lovely blog! You are very talented and this top is adorable!

  8. This is Gorgeous! And your tutorial makes it look so simple.. I just adore it! I am your newest follower~
    Hope you hop on over to my under 300 followers blog hop @
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

  9. Thank you its very beautiful. I'm going to make one similar for my little girl.

  10. Thank you for the tutorial!! It's fantastic!
    It will be tested tomorrow in France

  11. Love it but I have a question dose the button work or just there for looks


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