Sunday, June 3, 2012

Angel Tops

These little tops have several names, bubble tops, peasant tops, or as we grew up calling them, Angel tops. Most likely because the little sleeves resemble angel’s wings. But in this case, I would say it is because the wearer (is that a word?) resembles a sweet little angel!

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You can just see the little curls starting to form around her ears. I think she is destined to have thick, curly hair like the rest of us!
These little tops are so easy to make, and use very little fabric. I made four of them in a couple of hours, using scraps left over from other projects.

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They are also light weight and cool for summer.  I plan on making several diaper covers in neutral colours to wear with them.
Do you ever have so many things on your list of things to sew that you can’t choose your next project?  I have so many patterns and ideas for MacKensie, that I can’t make up my mind!  Choosing what fabric to use for each project is even worse!  Unfortunately there are many times that I end up not sewing, because I have too many choices or ideas.  Then, something strikes my fancy, or inspiration hits and there is no stopping me!  Once I start sewing, I block out the world. The house could be tumbling down around me, and I wouldn’t notice.  I also like to have more than one project on the go at any given time, and of'ten work on several things at once.  I’m curious to know if anyone else does this too.  Leave a comment and let me know.  (so I don’t feel so alone and crazy!) Have a lovely day!

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  1. I would love to try something like this.

  2. TOO CUTE!! I love the gingham!!

  3. Oh she is so pretty! These little dresses are perfectly adorable for little girls. :)