Summer Tops

I’m not sure how I stumbled across it, but I was on Youtube and found a tutorial from Made Every Day for her Summer Day Top.

It looked pretty easy, so I purchased the pattern.

It is easy!

There are many options (sleeves, cap sleeves, tunic, peplum, etc) and what I like most is the variety of fabric you can use.

To make my first shirts, I used quilting cotton.

In the video, she finishes her seams with pinking shears.

Instead of doing it after the seams were sewn, I cut out the pattern with pinking shears.

Between cutting and sewing (and interruptions from the kids), these shirts probably took me one hour each.




I wore one of them on a very hot day and I stayed pretty cool!


More on the above picture here!

Have a great week!

9 thoughts on “Summer Tops

  1. Becki says:

    The top looks very comfortable and cool to wear. And the fabrics you chose – very pretty. What a sweet picture of you and your son. Thanks for linking to the other story! 🙂


  2. highlandheffalump says:

    Wow that is a speedy make! The yellow top goes so well with the aubergine coloured shorts. I wish I could sew. One day I’ll learn and will come back to all the lovely things you’ve made and have a go!


  3. kimmery4 says:

    That yellow fabric us so sweet and summery looking. I dream of sewing my own clothes someday. Special Olympics are wonderful–and high school kids can be so great and compassionate. Have a lovely week….


  4. Mary-Anne says:

    Well done with sewing your tops. Special Olympics are so inspiring – I have two friends whose children participate in both swimming and one of them in golf too!


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