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Ella Cami - Not just sleepwear

It must have been the fabric fumes.



It's the only explanation. I had originally planned to remix the Piko Top by EYMM, turning it into a cosy & comfortable tunic (with pockets like this) to wear with leggings on a wintry evening. I even made a standard version as a starting point, to wear with my Hudson Pants.  But I ended up making some changes to the Ella Cami, so I would have a pretty top to wear with my Ravanna pants (pattern here*).  Never mind that it's currently the middle of winter, and blowing a gale. But I did have some gorgeous taupe satin sitting on the end of the ironing board, and visions of flounces in my head. The original Ella (by Designer Stitch) is designed as a loose fitting cami with a ruffle at the bottom, as part of a sleepwear set. Here it is in it's standard form (click through to my Ella blog post to find out how to grab it for free).


But I wanted to wear it more as a top. And swap the ruffle at the bottom with a flounce around the neckline.…

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