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Mistake Gone Right

How many times have you made something and the idea was just fab at the time?  I decided to make a halter top out of a scrap sundress I made earlier.  It seemed to be a grand idea.  I even tried it on while holding the back together.  It still looked doable.  Started hemming the edges and that even went smoothly.  Seaming went well also.  The disaster came when I tried it on.  I clearly didn’t have enough room to move around in.  Something that is draped over your body is VERY different than when it is sewn, lol.

 

This was my vision.

 

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Looks nice and simple right.  I have no clue why I thought I could use just this one piece.  No account was taken for the back, I thought an easy fix would be a seam down the back.

 

 

When that failed I stared at it a few minutes and decided since I had the seam all finished I could cut straight across add some elastic and have a mini skirt.

 

 

Here’s how it turned out.

Mini Mistake

 

Mini Mistake

If you have a desire to design your own halter top, unlike me, here’s some examples.

English: Halter neck

English: Halter neck (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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