Monday, February 25, 2013

Sewaholic Renfrew Top


This is one of Pattern Review's Best Pattern of 2012 and I can absolutely see why - it is FABULOUS!

Pattern Description:  A fitted top with sleeve and neck variations, knits only.

Sizing:  0 to 16.  I measured the flat pattern and decided to cut a between a 12 and 14.  Then take a smaller seam allowance.  I didn't pick the right size at all.  I ended up taking off the cuffs and tapering the arms a bit.  I also took off the bottom band and adjusted the side seams by at least 1/2" maybe a bit more.

Changes:  I added some length to the top.

Instructions:  Easy to follow.

Fabric:  I bought 3 yards of the  red jersey and made this top..  I loved the fabric so much, I knew it would be perfect for this pattern.

Conclusion:  I will make this many more times as it is a great pattern and great fit.


I only got one picture this morning as heading to the work and the girls heading to school.




12 comments:

  1. Lori your top fits to a Tee. I've been considering that pattern for a long time. I need to just break down and buy it.

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  2. You've sold me on the pattern too. That t-shirt looks perfect!

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  3. I love this pattern, in fact I'm wearing a Renfrew right now!
    http://hereswhatididtoday.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/sarah-lund-renfrew.html

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  4. There is beauty in the simplicity of this top. Great fit. Pretty fabric and a top that can dress up or down.

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  5. Love the neckline, very flattering.

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  6. Perfect fit on you, Lori ...well done.
    Btw, you really look good in red!

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  7. This top looks great on you! I love the red.

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  8. Anonymous8:00 AM

    Love everything about this on you.

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  9. Love the top. I just ordered this pattern!

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  10. Gorgeous! This looks great on you! Isn't it a nice pattern?

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