Home made camisole top

This is an evening version of the OBI or wrap and tie belt. It’s also slightly wider than the previous ones. The necklace consists of a piece of chain and bits for the clasp from our local bead merchant and a medal  I found at a coin collectors shop in one of our antique markets.

Instructions to make the camisole top are – here – and – here.

I made this top from a piece of satin. I went a bit mad and made a few of these slip or lingerie inspired tops.
They are so easy to make. It consists of two pieces; a back and a front, stitched together and hemmed at the lower end.

I used a matching colour bias binding to trim the top edges and to make thin straps.

The Greenie Galleries at the top of this page have 100s of photos of older and newer projects showing multiple ways to make your own clothing and accessories. There are also ideas to recycle or upcycle.


More from Greenie soon.

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