I have been meaning to get this post up since last week, but have been feeling a little under the weather. It has been freezing cold here and it doesn't help when the building you work in tends to run on the colder side. I was fighting a sore throat that finally turned into a full blown cold today and I have a pulled muscle in my lower back. Let's just say Motrin is a wonderful thing when you finally take it. A heating pad doesn't hurt either. Anyway, I would like to talk to you about Lena Merrin and her blog, The Sewing Space.
I had the honor of being selected with 9
other lovely ladies to test sew Lena Merrin’s Yalta top.
It is a
downloadable pattern consisting of two pattern pieces. I have worked
with downloadable patterns before and I will add that this one does have
a few pages to tape together, but it is so worth it.
This top is very
The fit is spot on, and from looking at the pictures of
the other testers, there is not one body type this top does not
flatter. The fabric used is a 4-way stretch rayon knit I purchased from Walmart a year or so ago. There is nothing like stash busting.
I plan on making a few more of these.
Check it out for