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Anyone know where I might find a non-flouncy sewing pattern for a smock type top?

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huffpuff75 Thu 18-Aug-11 21:35:57

I fancy making a cotton smock type top, something White Stuff-esque like this that I can layer with a long sleeve jersey top underneath. Anyone know where I might find any patterns like this - whenever I look in pattern catalogues I only seem to find things with too many flounces and frills.

purplepidjin Thu 18-Aug-11 22:23:32

Could you adapt this one?

huffpuff75 Fri 19-Aug-11 22:09:40

thanks pidjin - that's definitely a possibility. I'll have to figure out if it'll work in cotton rather than jersey. Picking up some more inspiration from the other Burda Style projects as well, thanks!

purplepidjin Sat 20-Aug-11 09:28:37

Burda is awesome!

Maybe leave a notch at the back with a button as cotton has less stretch than jersey? Or use a cotton jersey, my local shop has some lovely ones and they're not as awful to sew as the man-made fibre ones wink

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