I was thrilled to be asked to be a part of the Basically Jalie Blog Tour. My pattern was sponsored by Jalie. This is the Mimosa Top, 3890. My fabric sponsor was Simply By Ti. My opinions about both are my own.
I was very interested in making this Jalie pattern. The pattern offers three style versions. I have seen several RTW tops with flounce sleeves and wanted to make this view. This is a transition top from winter to spring for me. I do plan to make the tie sleeve version soon.
I did not want to make a solid color fabric for this top and after visiting Simply by Ti several times, I decided to use this print fabric with a distinct design and to make the flounces in a solid color for contrast. The print fabric is a lush feeling rayon knit that is a nice weight, not too light as some other rayon knits I have used. The cobalt blue fabric is... [read more]