Happy Wednesday Darlings! Yes its me again can you believe it twice in one week whoo hoo for me!
I made this two piece crop top and pants for a birthday event I went to in Baltimore. The event was for my sister’s pastor of The Greater Hope Worship Center. The party was held at the Baltimore Rowing Club this place is adorable close to the water great view and the weather was fabulous!
We had a great time and it was so good connecting back with my family I really missed!
This outfit is two Burda Patterns: Burda 6765 and Burda Style Tailoring Pants.. What are the differences.. Burda Patterns sells retail paper patterns and Burda Style does strictly .pdf patterns. Since I am one of their Top 50 Bloggers I try to use their patterns a lot more often.. plus they have great modern style.. the patterns are clean, classy, modern.. only downfall you have to print and tape it all together GRRRRRRRR… But the results are great.
Burda 6765 is a set of adorable tops that comes with a cap sleeve and long-sleeve with a V-neck.. You can definitely interchange the pieces but I liked the short cropped one this time. The only thing I found odd about this pattern is its cut wayyyyyy sha-medium (yes a new word when its in between a small and a medium and just does not fit urgh!
The first one I cut did “fit” but it really fit and it was not appropriate for this event plus my tummy ain’t set up right LOL The first one was cut in a size 10 and the second one I went way up to a 14. The sleeves as you can see are still a bit tight which tells me that this is cut small. My arms are small and most sleeves are big and roomy this not so much but it wasn’t uncomfortable. It feel to a nice length and is not too revealing.
The fabric came from Fabricmart on one of their cotton sales.. its cute fabric with a slight stretch and Swiss dots..
The pants came from the BurdaStyle.com Trousers 131 – very cute tailored pants that goes from size 17 to 21 which is meant for juniors.. Well Juniors aren’t working with the curves so I had to do my own thing with it. I always have to alter the crotch area and the rear area.. and most often the hips.. The length is fine, although I generally add 2 to 3 inches because I like my pants long as they elongate my legs vs. cut me off with too short..
There is no leeway with this if the pants are short they have to be capris, shorts, or long.. I have tried this a few times and although I’m 5’4″ I have a short waist and long legs.. certain lengths just don’t work.
This fabric though oh my this fabric! I got this beautiful Loose-Woven Black Cotton Jacquard I actually picked this up last year on one of Mood Fabrics fabric sales and 1/2 this price.. I got 5 yards and it really is nice!
Clutch Bag: Saks 5th Avenue
Shoes: Prada Flats (last season)
Bracelets: David Yurman
Lip color: CHANEL Gabriella
Huggs and kisses xoxoxox