Sea Change Top 02 - Miss Castelinhos
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Sea Change Top 02

Sea Change Top 02

A couple of weeks ago, Debbie from Lily Sage & Co, put out a testers call for her new pattern. I immediately jumped at the opportunity.

I love the style of this top. It has kimono sleeves and looks like a crop top, but it hits you right at the beginning of the hip, looking quite flattering for most body shapes (in my humble opinion!). Plus, it’s a quick and easy pattern to sew. Perfect for a bit of self-care sewing!

To celebrate the launch of the Sea Change Top 02, Debbie is offering a discount on all her patterns (Yay!).

Sea Change Top-01

Getting back to the test…

I had no major problems with the pattern pieces or the instructions. They were overall quite clear and any doubt I had, Debbie was quick to respond. 🙂

I did two versions of the top. One in a mustard viscose jersey, that I bought in Rome (always a good excuse to talk about Rome ;P) and on the second one (my favourite… that I can not stop wearing!), I used a white viscose jersey for the back and neckline, and a striped woven for the front. I think this fabric combo turned out great and because of its loose fit, I didn’t have to make any adjustments to the pattern pieces.

Sea Change Top-02

Sea Change Top-03You can see what an exquisite model I am! 😛

Strike a pose…

Sea Change Top-04Thanks again, Debbie!

 

19 Comments
  • Patricia Brissos

    April 16, 2015 at 3:26 pm Reply

    ah ah ah … é uma treta quando as modelos somos nós não é? 😉 acho que estás muito gira e o meu preferido também é o das riscas!

    • Diana

      April 16, 2015 at 7:54 pm Reply

      Obrigada Patrícia! Agora percebo melhor o meu filho, mas ele fica muito melhor nas fotografias do que eu! ;D

  • Maria Borges Duarte

    April 16, 2015 at 9:24 pm Reply

    Gosto bastante deste tipo de top e o teu ficou muito giro e fica-te bem 😉

    • Diana

      April 16, 2015 at 9:57 pm Reply

      Obrigada Maria!

  • Sara @ Made by Sara

    April 16, 2015 at 9:51 pm Reply

    Gosto tanto!! E fica-te muito bem!
    One can never go wrong with stripes! 🙂 I want one just like this!

    • Diana

      April 16, 2015 at 9:56 pm Reply

      Obrigada Sara! Acho que também te ficaria bem!

  • Rita @ ConversasdeHermanas

    April 17, 2015 at 8:50 am Reply

    Gosto mesmo deste genero de tops! Como e que ainda nao fiz nada as riscas para mim!?!?! LOL Mto gira Diana! 🙂

    • Diana

      April 17, 2015 at 1:46 pm Reply

      Obrigada Rita! Tens que preencher essa lacuna no teu guarda-roupa! ;D

  • Ana Sofia

    April 17, 2015 at 10:26 pm Reply

    Ficou super Diana!
    Acho que é um daqueles modelos para usar e abusar – fica-te lindamente 🙂

    • Diana

      April 17, 2015 at 10:49 pm Reply

      Obrigada Ana! É mesmo!

  • Magda E.

    April 19, 2015 at 12:54 pm Reply

    Gosto, já sabes, eu e as riscas. Mas o modelo tb é giro, e a modelo. Ahahah… coitadas das nossas crianças, onde fica o “não faças aos outros…” não é? Temos que posar tb.

    • Diana

      April 19, 2015 at 7:47 pm Reply

      Hahaha… Obrigada!

  • Elizabeth Made This

    April 19, 2015 at 2:16 pm Reply

    The drape on the sleeves is so pretty, especially with the stripe contrast that you added. What a nice easy casual top!

    • Diana

      April 19, 2015 at 7:49 pm Reply

      Thank you Elizabeth! It really is a nice easy top.

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  • Debbie

    May 11, 2015 at 10:41 pm Reply

    Beautiful! Thank you so much for testing :-).

    • Diana

      May 11, 2015 at 10:47 pm Reply

      Thank you for having me Debbie! 🙂

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