This pattern has been on my cutting table for awhile now, but it came up to the top of the pile after I saw Lori's version.
I had this interesting fabric in my stash, it's a light-weight, dotted-swiss printed cotton. Initially, I thought I would make a skirt with it, but after some 90+degree days this summer, a breezy summer top made more sense.
What drew me to this pattern was the ruching/gathering on the neckline yoke, along with the different variations.
Love the small ruffle at the neck edge:
The one alteration I did make to the pattern was to add some 1/4 inch elastic at the waist, sewn on with a simple zig-zag stitch....no casing. Easy-peasy!
Following pattern directions, the armholes are finished with bias tape. I had some to use up, so like a good little soldier I followed directions. I usually prefer to make my own with the same fabric as the garment, but this worked okay.
Can't wait to wear it! I'll be posting some vacation photos soon, and I'm sure this top will make an appearance :-)