Summer Gingham DIY Top

Summer Gingham DIY Top
Summer Gingham DIY Top
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Create a pretty vintage inspired top straight out of the 1960s with this lightweight shirt with flutter sleeves. This Summer Gingham DIY Top is an easy sewing tutorial that combines basic sewing with pattern drafting, as it links to tutorials for drafting your own patterns. Made with feminine flutter sleeves, this DIY summer top calls for 1 yard of traditional gingham fabric and is a simple sewing project that more experienced sewists will love. This short sleeve top is the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe and is a great throwback piece for vintage lovers. Travel back to simpler times with this 60s inspired top that's ideal for warmer weather.

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I've sewn from purchased patterns before, but I've never made my own pattern and it, quite frankly, frightens me. Does anyone have recommendations for a beginner? In anticipation of attempting this, I have purchased a dress form which I think should help, but I really don't know where to start. I really don't even know what kind of paper to use.


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