New Look 6915

I find that I don't spend much time shopping for ready-to-wear clothing for myself anymore....I have lots of ideas, patterns and fabric for items that I just would rather sew. But I did go shopping a couple of times in the last month or so, and was amazed at how many times I saw tops in this style in the stores. This pattern goes back a year or two maybe, and I like the longer length and breezy style. 

New Look Sewing Pattern 6915 Misses Tops, Size A (8-10-12-14-16-18)New Look Sewing Pattern 6915 Misses Tops, Size A (8-10-12-14-16-18)

I used one of JoAnn Fabrics "silky prints" in my favorite colorway of this summer: yellow, gray, white and black. I've been sewing with knits so much lately, it was fun to work with this fabric. I found I had to stabilize the hems at the sleeves and bottom hem as this fabric wanted to curl and tunnel on itself. Other than that, the only adjustments I made were to add 1" in length, and ease out the side seams from 5//8" to 1/4". No FBA necessary, and I love the cut-on drapey cowl. This is a quick and easy top to make!


  1. Your top looks very pretty, I like the colorway.

  2. Lovely top. I love that colorway. I've been stuck on it myself for the last couple of summers.

  3. Pretty top and that pattern is one of my favorite.

  4. Cute, Patty...I wonder if that could be made into a dress?'ve got me thinking!


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