I didn't have a whole lot of options in my closet to pair it with, so I went with the default of slim black pants. And I actually really like it!
I was so dazzled when I finished the top that I didn't realize that the dart ends a good 2" below my apex. But the thing is, you can't really even see the dart! So I'm not going to worry about it. Here I'm pointing to the tip of the dart, but I'm pretty sure you can't see it.
I'm including a whole bunch of pictures again because I can't decide which I like best. And I always think that if you're looking at a garment with an eye to making it for yourself, more pictures are better. This pattern came from last December's Burda magazine and is not available as a download, but Andrea determined that it is included in the first issue of the North American magazine as pattern number 118B. So if you have that magazine, this pattern will be available to you.
|a little pooling because I did not do a sway back adjustment|
You can see that the armhole is fine on me, but Andrea tried this top on when she was here and it was very low on her - low enough that her bra was visible. So if you try this pattern, you may want to take some measurements first, unless you have broad shoulders and back like I do.
And some silly shots. I had to pose with something blue!!
Doesn't this top go great with gin?