Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Sorbetto Sneek Peek

I spent Sunday printing, cutting and taping together the free Sorbetto tank pattern from Colette Patterns.  I don't know why I've waited so long to try it out, this is a gem!



Partly, I think it might have been that big pleat in front, which I'm not terribly fond of. If you have a larger bust, pleats down the center of your bustline like that never seem to work out quite right.

I solved that by eliminating the pleat and doing a bit of gathering instead, which I prefer. 

Unfortunately I'm a goof and I forgot my camera card case at school, so I couldn't take pictures last night.  I snapped a quick one with my phone this morning, so here's a peek!


I'll press it (I wore it yesterday!) and take more pictures tonight when I have a card for the old camera.

I'll be making more of this one.  Free patterns FTW!

9 comments:

  1. Is this pattern free on the website? I couldn't find it. Can't wait to see it on you.

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  2. I made one of these last year and really liked it, too. The only thing that I would do differently next time is to cut it a bit longer for myself as I am longer in the body.

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  3. I love the Sorbetto...I had to lower the bust dart about an inch (ooh, what does that say about me???)I like the gathers on yours...nice!!!

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  4. so cute! I'm definitely going to have to add it to the pile.

    and a pile it is.

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  5. I've printed this out but not taped it together yet. I have some fabric in mind. I've seen so many lovely versions and yours qualifies with that. What did you wear it with? g

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  6. I love my Sorbetto and plan on making another one. I'm finding Colette Patterns to be very easy with great results and very little adjuments needed.

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  7. It turned out so cute... maybe I'll make one of those, too.
    I was steering clear because of the pleat also.

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  8. Ooo... pleats to gathers-- that is a bit of genius! I have shied away from this one because of the pleats. But I am definitely going to have to give it a second look now. Yours looks too cute! :)

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  9. Ah I love the gathers! I might try that too. So many people have made great variations of this blouse. I think I'd have to lengthen mine though as I like my tops tucked into skirts AND I have a long waist.

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