Monday, March 20, 2017

Summer Blues 80s Tie Top

80s tie top by Karen Vallerius

Finally commenced the Great Spring Stash Bust!

I used some of my blue toned vintage cottons for this 1984 design tie top:

80s tie top by Karen Vallerius

- a navy paisley cotton reworked from a vintage 60s day dress;
- a bright madras influenced cotton check from an 80s mod style man's shirt; and
- a gorgeous piece of unused vintage 70s dress cotton in teal and biscuit

80s tie top by Karen Vallerius

Thought this would be great for the summer.  Read more on my blog here.

Happy sewing everyone!


Kathy W. - One Brown Mom said...

OMG I LOVE it!!!!

Dalwi Szyje said...

Very good job.

Chickie Walsh said...

I love the different fabrics together.

brocobelle said...

Thanks everyone, it has been fun co-ordinating the different fabrics. I enjoyed it so much I have started making a stash busting dress!!! x

RanchHouse said...

Beautiful prints. Such a fun style brings dreams of summer.

cfortin said...

Very cute top. It takes me back to my childhood.

Cindy - EOD
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