Banksia Sewalong: Long sleeved version show and tell

October 29th, 2012

Seriously, could this be more perfect a top for cold weather layering?? I think not.

This is truly one of my favourite winter tops – and i’m so glad to have had the chance to show you how easy is to make with the Banksia pattern!! I especially love the silk i used for it – just before we left Virginia, i made one last trip to my favourite fabric store G street – and swooped up yards of this gorgeous navy crepe de chine. It feels like nothing at all – i love silk. If i could afford it, my whole wardrobe would be silk (well silk with tiny peanut butter finger prints on it hehehe)

Anyway, I’d love to know how yours turned out! Did you try a long sleeved version? Planning to?

Relevant posts from the Banksia Sewalong used to create this top:

The rest of the outfit:
Jeans: Grown up knee patches, tutorial here
Clogs: Madewell 

2 Responses

  1. Brigid says:

    Love it! Your blouse looks so warm and snuggly… or can silk be that way? Maybe? :)
    I just made myself a knit blouse recently with sleeves very similar to this version of your banksia pattern, and can I say I love those type of bell-bottomed sleeves!
    As always, your creations are very adorable.

    The Middle Sister and Singer

  2. Ash P says:

    Wow, I seriously love the long sleeve version of this top!!!! It looks so darn cute on you! :)