What to do with leftover material


This top used to be a dress, but it was a bit … ahem … clingy around the hips.

I still love the pattern, so rather than donate the dress, I decided to make it into a top. Unfortunately I’m not a seamstress, so I took it to a dressmaker to do a professional job. It cost 20 Swiss Francs to alter.

The material is a very soft jersey, so when she gave me the leftovers, I wondered what I could do? Easy!

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