Posted by: darkdreamer | Tuesday 1st April 2014

2nd Sorbetto – Completed

I’ve finally completed my second Sorbetto top, this time with sleeves.

Sorbetto with sleeves

I cut out the fabric for this last year after completing my first Sorberto but when I gave the sewing machine back to my mum it got put it away. Since I now have the sewing machine permanently I’ve been able to finish it off, though it’s taken a little while as I’ve been practicing at sewing a skirt. Since I had enough material to get a second top out of I decided to make a second Sorbetto but to make it different to the first version I added sleeves. I used the sleeve patterns from Sew, incidentally and the help on how to insert a sleeve on Tilly and the Buttons blog.

Sorbetto sleeveIt’s probably not the best ever inserted sleeve but you know what… I don’t care, I’m so pleased with it, I made a sleeve 🙂 I bias bound the neck line, sleeves and the hem line but with the bias binding showing on the neck line and sleeve and in the inside of the hem.

 

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Responses

  1. It looks great! the gathers in the sleeves are very neat as it the bias binding – which I was this tidy 🙂

  2. What a good idea to add sleeves to this pattern!

  3. […] but I’m very proud of finishing a wearable pencil skirt. Here’s me wearing it with my 2nd Sorbetto before a night out in May which made it my first (and atm my only) outfit for Me-Made-May, […]


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