In case you haven’t realised, I may be slightly obsessed with the By Hand London Sabrina dress pattern. I also seem to be riding a severe crop top kick (though I have neither the figure nor desire to be bearing my un-toned midriff in them).
Enter this new franken-garment and my second entry for the By Hand London #Patternhackathon competition: a bow V-backed Sabrina crop top, also affectionately known as the “Sabine top” because it makes me feel like a leggy Eastern European model who walks for Chanel. (Of course I look the exact opposite, but the gorgeous sunset in the background is meant to distract you from my awkward posing.)
This top was made from a white bamboo knit that I snagged at Chinatown, and is a mash-up of the Sabrina dress bodice, a large V-shaped hole and the Tilly & the Buttons Brigitte Scarf attached as a sash for the tie back bow! On hindsight, I should have taken in the princess seams a little or gone down half a size, given that the back was to be left open and I was using knit fabric this time round… I still think it looks fab though and I’m mighty pleased with the result!
Hurray for the Pattern Hackathon and I can’t wait to see all the lovely entries by other talented sewists out there!
11 thoughts on “Pattern Hacking // Bow V-backed Sabrina Crop Top”
It looks original. Will try it
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Wow! Amazing work- I love that top!!
Great post. I really enjoyed it and looking forward for more.
Best wishes, R.
Thank you! (:
WOW very very Nice!
Thanks so much!
So pretty and elegant! So awesome that you designed this!
Thank you, you’re too kind! The girls over at By Hand London did most of the work, I just frankenstein-ed it! 😀