Simplicity 2245 – Lisette – Mark III TOP

Whilst I still had my machines threaded up with Light Green thread I checked my stash for some Green print fabric for my next project. I happened upon this charming print of Chicks in the Rain with Bright Red umbrellas. As we are in the month of April Showers I thought it would be appropriate to make up this fabric. There was just over 1 metre of the print which I guess I had originally purchased to make a dress for a friend’s little girl. That little girl is now in her early teens so the moment has passed!

I cut the pattern as a 22 as this fits me well with good ease around the bust and waist. This time I added the turn back cuffs on the sleeves and as a way of increasng the length slightly, added a trim of Broderie Anglaise. All seams are finished internally with the overlocker and top stitched 1/8 inch from the seam. The inside of the top is very neat and tidy.

I am pleased with the result and plan to wear with white jeans and cutoffs. Next project will be something Blue from my recent fabric purchases.


tunback cuff on sleeve