Friday, May 12, 2017

Winter Wear Designs Amuse

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The Amuse Boho from Winter Wear Designs is the perfect top for Spring and Summer. Buy it now and Save 20% with code: AMUSEME (5/8-5/14)

There's also a fabulous giveaway when you make an Amuse and post on social media with #amuseme to share all Amuse sews - 1 winner will win a Winter Wear Designs (WWD) pattern pack and special fabric prize from the Fab Clique.

There's also a Special Discount at the Fab Clique - the 'Amuse Bundle' 4 yards for $24

I had very good intentions to make a new Amuse Boho top for this blog tour. Unfortunately, before I knew it, it was May 10th and my newest Amuse was still just a pile of fabric.  But, I'll be posting my photos of it soon.

The Amuse Boho works great with many fabrics. You can use a knit or woven. I made this one with a cotton voile.

The center front yoke and optional back yoke give you the opportunity to showcase a contrasting fabric. In this case, I used a beautiful imported fabric from my lovely sewing friend (Sneha at Sewing Curves) that she brought back from India.

I love the relaxed fit. The gathers are wonderful and it's very important to iron them as flat as possible before sewing them to the yoke to prevent them from billowing out giving the appearance of a maternity top. 

This Amuse Boho, I made with a poly/rayon blend woven which gave the top a much more flowy appearance. 

My yoke on this one is a cotton woven with a lace overlay. I absolutely LOVE how this turned out - but the multiple layers did make it a little more challenging to get my neckline to lay smooth and flat. It's very important to use bias tape made with your fabric - the store bought bias tape does not sufficient stretch and is way too stiff to give a clean finish.

My friend Bryan Zumbar took these photos for me. These were taken all over the downtown McKinney, Texas main square. 

He took so many great photos - that it was so hard to narrow it down to just a few.

Check out all the stops on the tour:
Marta Glogger (guest blogger at Winter Wear Designs)