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Seafarer Top: Pattern Tour

I loved making my Seafarer Top!  I was so happy to say yes when Abby (Sew Much Ado) asked if I would join in on her  newest patterns blog tour.  I know for sure I’ll wear a knit top, so this one was fun to make!

I actually sat down yesterday morning and about 45 minutes later I had a top to wear.  And it fits!  I think I could have gone up to a Medium (I made the Small), but really, both would work, just depends on how you like the fit.  

I love not having to hem knits.  I can hem them and it works pretty well, but not having to is even better!  And quicker!  Abby includes options to use arm bands and a waist band for this pattern and that’s what I chose.  I think it gives a really nice finished look.

I used this really soft knit that I had gotten at Hancock Fabrics.  I was *this* close to making into a maxi dress or a tunic, but then I figured I’d probably get the most use out of the top.  I think I’ll try a tunic version sometime though.

Pattern: Seafarer Top by Sew Much Ado
Fabric: random knit scored at Hancock Fabrics

15 thoughts on “Seafarer Top: Pattern Tour

  1. Jeni says:

    So super cute! Your knit tops turn out so professional looking! Love that color too! 🙂

  2. Looking good Anna, love this colour on you!

  3. You are such a knit top master! I love to hear how fast you can make them up. It’s inspiring!

  4. Carolyn says:

    This is definitely my favorite one at I’ve seen!

  5. Vanessa says:

    That looks so cute on you!

  6. Johanna says:

    I pinned this pattern a few days ago to think about buying it in the future, but after seeing your top, I’m going to buy it this week! It looks great…love the bands.

  7. Katy Cameron says:

    A top in 45 minutes sounds like a winner to me!

  8. Jenny says:

    SUPER cute.

  9. Poppyprint says:

    Seriously cute top!

  10. Love the knit top. Your work is outstanding!

  11. Karrie Smith says:

    I love your top! Super cute!

  12. You did a fabulous job! And you are so stinkin’ cute in it!

  13. Nice top; you look great

  14. Van Hoang says:

    This is very cute! I love the arm bands. Looks great on you. 🙂

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