Have you ever seen something, realized that you had the perfect fabric in your stash and even though you had no idea who you would give it to, you just had to make it? Well that’s what happened to me when I saw the tutorial for the Flutterby Top over on Mabey She Made It.
The pattern and instructions are for the most adorable little girl’s top (18 mo.)
There are no little ones in my life but as I said, I had the perfect fabric in my stash that was just calling to be made into that top.
One of the things I enjoyed the most when our children were little was making clothes for them. It’s something I really miss!
So out came that fabric and within a few hours late one night and early the next morning, I had it finished.
Didn’t it turn out just the sweetest!
I centered the little butterfly, dragonfly and bee down the center of the front bodice.
When I went searching through my button jars, I came across 3 pretty purple ones. Where they came from I have not idea, but they were just the right size.
If I were to give this top a difficulty rating, I’d put it at about the Intermediate Level.
Not because the top itself was difficult to sew but because the instructions assume a certain level of skill on the part of the reader. But if you know the basics such as how to sew gathers and how to make buttonholes… then I’d say give this top a try for one of the little ones in your life.
And if you’re like me and don’t have little ones, perhaps you can sew it and donate it to the charity of your choice.
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