Seafarer Top

Have you ever organized something, like say, your PDF pattern collection, only to find out you have, oh i don’t know, maybe, well over 100.  Then suffering from shock, and a little embarrassment, you decide you must sew something right away to justify the awesome collection you have sitting there just waiting to be sewn before you ever, in a very long time, buy another one?

Well, suppose something like that happened last week and then suppose the Seafarer Top was one of those patterns…Then suppose your photographer is a 6 year old boy…you might just end up with something like this.

Seafarer Top | JaimeSews

The Seafarer Top is super quick to make and easy to wear. The high neckline makes it practical, but the dolmen sleeve takes it a notch up from your regular t-shirt.  That picture above was straight on, but with a 6 year old photographer, you might also get some pictures with your head cut off…Seafarer Top | JaimeSews

Or that make it look as though you’re looking down on the world…Seafarer Top | JaimeSews

At any rate, I didn’t do either of the band options or the pocket, so there is more variety available with this pattern that would be fun to experiment with in different fabrics.  I love my new Seafarer Top and hope to sew A LOT MORE from my PDF Pattern stash in the near future. A trip to F&M Fabrics is in order, I think, since most of my hoarded fabric is quilting cottons.

So fess up – how many PDF patterns do you have? Paper patterns more your thing?

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10 thoughts on “Seafarer Top

  1. Hi Jaime! Love your top and that your six year old took your photos – my seven year old is my photographer ;-). I have many many paper and PDF patterns – I love collecting them, I even have a few of my mothers 70’s McCalls patterns.

    • Thanks for stopping by Deb!! I went through my paper patterns and destashed a couple times over the last two years’ moves so they are down to being saved for sentimental reasons or the last few I still really love. PDFs are just so accessible! And pretty! Haha. Now if only we could buy & download fabric that easily 😉

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  3. Love your top, it looks awesome on you Jaime! And LOL to your confession, I think I’ll just keep myself in the dark so I don’t feel guilty about my stash ;).

    • Thanks for stopping by, Abby! Yes, ignorance is bliss, they say. 😉 I spent the last few years trying to get my stash somewhat under control, though, believe me, there is still plenty there!

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