Structured Silk Top with a Twist | Skillshare Projects

Structured Silk Top with a Twist

After working from the left side of my brain all day every day, I'm looking forward to using some of my free time to design and drape my own clothes. I've been sewing and repairing clothes for the past 8 years as a hobby and have longed for the freedom to design anything and everything that comes to mind.

I want to start out fairly simple, so I chose to design a top that looks conservative from the front but more interesting in the back. It will be made out of ivory/champagne-colored silk with a darted boatneck front. The back features an exposed, asymmetrical zipper, a dramatic dip, and a draped panel hanging off of the right shoulder.

After marking it out on the dress form, it looks like this:


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