Polka Dot Camisole.

I found myself sewing a camisole from this gorgeous fabric. Who knew polka dots were so addictive?

Polka dot top


I drafted this myself. And when I say drafted I mean I used my easy fit block, threw caution to the wind and cut a low v-neckline, crossed my fingers and it worked out ok. Unlike the other top I made in this fabric, I cut this on the bias and what a difference it made! I much prefer the vertical direction of the print.


Self-drafted top


This was fabric gifted by the lovely Rosie of DIY Couture so, here is my homage to the DIY Couture photo style.


I’ve worn this quite a bit, if the weather would just sort itself out and commit to spring, I’d wear this more often! I might even wear it tomorrow on my 30-something-something-ninth-cough birthday.





About Vanessa

Sewing and assorted nonsense. For reasons that escape me, I left the sunshine and beaches of Australia for the crisps and glitter of London in 2001. I now live in the middle of some kind of feline drop-in centre in East London battling for space to make costumes and clothes. Over on twitter and instagram as @smittenness Email over here ------> smittenness@gmail.com
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8 Responses to Polka Dot Camisole.

  1. Sasha says:

    The direction of the print does make a big difference … but I like them both 🙂

  2. nx44 says:

    It looks great! I have been meaning to make a cami for ages, it looks so simple that I’m worried something will go wrong – haha. Happy Birthday!

  3. black label says:

    Polkas are VERY addictive & you have done a great job. HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

  4. ksgentry says:

    We are a household of polka dot lovers! Your top is so beautiful and so well sewn. Great job!

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