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Loes Hinse: Criss-cross Top

This top looks like a wrap-over style but is not. The wrap-over effect is created by a small yoke-like piece on the left side. My fabric is a cotton jersey from Fabric Tales in Japan, the same as I used for Vogue 2759 (Anne Klein wrap-over top) but in a different colour. The yoke seam is lost in my dark patterned fabric, making the design effect invisible. My measurements were in between two sizes so I made the larger size, but the fit was a little loose. Consequently I added vertical darts between the hip and shoulder blades in the back to reduce fullness as well as taking in the side seams a little. The sleeves are still long, after being hemmed - no doubt a design effect.
Loes Hinse 5206: Criss-cross Top
Loes Hinse 5206: Criss-cross Top
Black cotton jersey from Fabric Tales
Black cotton jersey from Fabric Tales
The finished top
The finished top