Sorbetto silk top

I didn’t have a lot of time to sew this weekend, in-between a choir workshop and car buying (!), but I did manage to finish off my first Sorbetto last night.

I used the vintage silk I bought the other weekend, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. The colours are very cheerful, and perfect for spring. I originally planned  to use the silk for the front panel on a slightly more loosely fitted top, and use a different fabric for the back, since I didn’t have that much of the fabric. But after asking for  advise on Twitter, both Rachel and  and Anna kindly suggested it might be a little bit tricky combining silk with heavier fabrics. Being new at this, I decided to heed their warning! I didn’t want to ruin the pretty fabric… Continue reading