Monday, November 26, 2018

Sew Frosting: Sparkly Seamwork Adria

This project is one part Sew Frosting and one part Sewing Leftovers, and I love it!


Now I know a sparkly crop top is pretty tame by some people's standards, for me, it's definitely sugary and impractical, like frosting!


This is the Seamwork Adria, a v-neck cropped top made for wovens. It's got a deep v-neck, front and back waist darts, and elbow-ish length sleeves. I though the Adria would pair perfectly with high waisted skirts and pants, which are my favorite.

Here I've paired it with some Closet Case Patterns Jenny trousers, which I'll post about soon! I topped it all with my red velveteen Simplicity 1067 jacket for a luxurious look.


For my Adria, I cut a straight size 14. I didn't make any adjustments. My typical full bicep adjustment wasn't even necessary, which was nice. I'm quite happy with the fit! 

The Adria is super quick to sew. The only deviation I made was to topstitch down the neck facing because I found that the stitches blend right into my fabric, and I didn't want it popping out.


The sparkly fabric is crepe leftover from the Itch to Stitch Bonn dress I made a couple years back... I had about 28 inches of full-width fabric, as well as some large-ish scraps, and I still able to squeeze out the Adria with some creative cutting. Yes! Sewing Leftovers are so satisfying.


I am in love with this top! I wore it for Ottawa Frocktails and felt super comfortable and yet very frosting-y at the same time. I'll definitely plan to make more Adria tops with some of the more wild prints and small remnants in my stash!

8 comments:

  1. I love this top, and the whole look is so glamorous. I don't wear dresses or skirts, so I always struggle with what to wear for dressier, festive occasions. This look is my new source of inspiration!

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    1. Thanks so much! I think wide legged pants and a blouse of any type can be a totally classy dressy option!

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  2. I love the look of the whole outfit. The black cropped wide leg pants look wonderful with the black hose and shoes. You've certainly shown me the look can work, and so beautifully!

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    1. Thanks so much! I am really happy with how it turned out, and I was so comfortable all night!

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  3. Looks great on you and you will enjoy having something sparkly for the holiday season!

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    1. Thanks!! Yes, a super fun and comfortable holiday outfit!

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    1. Thanks, Susan! Cute and comfy, with a hint of sparkle!

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