Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Summer frilly top

Frilly, but not too girly is the order of the day. I did say I was going to re-jig the pattern that I used to make this green summer top.


Nothing like using good fabric as incentive to try to make it perfect....which this top isn't (shoulder ties are a tad short). But it comes very close!


But the best and most essential thing, it fits the bub well.


The birdy fabric is a Lecien print that I got sometime back in February this year, with the intention of a summery something for the little miss. The tiny aqua polka dots are from Robert Kaufman.


But my absolute favourite feature is the crochet lace hem! A bit of modern paired with a bit of traditional....and no pink in sight.

Okay, we gotta get ready to go out for lunch.....cheerio!

15 comments:

Jhoanna said...

Jade - this is GORGEOUS! Love that Lecien print! And I really love the pairing of modern and traditional - the crocheted lace is perfect.

claudine said...

It sure looks perfect from here! Adorable print indeed. And I agree, the crochet lace hem is a very nice touch!

Melissa Goodsell said...

oh *double drool* - I so love this Jade, absolutely beautiful especially with the added lace around the bottom.

Corrie said...

oh so cute! i love that fabric too ....i was after that by lecien did you get it material obsession or from the states...do tell me !

love that hem too

Thimbleanna said...

Oh Jade, it's so cute! The fabric reminds me of a fabric we had when I was, oh, maybe a teen. (You know, in the dark ages.) Anyway, it was a print with those little birds on it in yellows and reds or something. Your colors are MUCH more attractive!

randi---i have to say said...

Oh cute! That little top is wonderful!

leslie said...

beautiful! beautiful! beautiful!

de vliegende koe said...

This really is gorgeous Jade! The fabric print is so cute and your finishing touch with the lace and the polka dots! Wonderfully made!

Louise said...

I love this - so gorgeous with the frill and the lace - well done!

kristin said...

the fabric combos are great!! such a darling little top.

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Just lovely, beautiful fabric and I love the matching dots.

Jude said...

I love the top! Is it your own pattern or one you bought? I like the lace and the binding a lot.

leslie said...

so lovely. all those little jumpers you make. wish i was little again.

monica said...

love it!!! see? I should have had girls.

Boys in lace get teased.

clara said...

Hi Jade, this is my first visit to your blog and I'm joining everyone here to say this is such a lovely top, even with the pink!