Golden Rippy Delilah Blog Tour- Sewing for moi! + GIVEAWAY

Hey there! Welcome to my stop on the Golden Rippy Delilah Blog Tour!

Delilah top by Golden Rippy sewn by Lulu&Celeste
Photo taken by the ever talented Silly Bean!


Golden Rippy is a newer designer sharing their designs with the world! There are currently two patterns out. The Delilah (of which I’m sharing my version here) and the Dahlia which is the girl’s version of the Delilah. (So if you want to do the whole mommy and daughter matching thing you can!) 

Read to the bottom to find out how to enter the giveaway!

 Delilah top by Golden Rippy sewn by Lulu&Celeste

The Delilah is a cute Dolman style top. I like these style tops, loose and flowy and help hide the mummy tummy but still flattering. I know horizontal stripes are maybe not the best but I loved the colours. 

I sewed up the XL size and did a few modifications to fit it better on me. I cut the hip band in the size L since my hip measurements fell into lower end of that range. But then cut a few inches off the hip band length so it would be a little more snug on my hips. I also shortened the overall length by a couple inches cuz I was afraid it would be too

Delilah top by Golden Rippy sewn by Lulu&Celeste

I’m so happy with how this turned out! It is the first project I’ve sewn for myself that turned out so well!! And I did pretty good with matching the stripes! yay! 

Delilah top by Golden Rippy sewn by Lulu&Celeste

This is a pretty fast sew. For me maybe about 2 hours. But part of that was stopping to check fit every so often. The next ones should go faster.

I’m already planning to make a few more. And next time I’ll use a plain knit so I can try out the embellishment options. My sister has also asked me to make her a top too! I call this a successful project!

Pattern details:
  • illustrated instructions
  • six sizes  XXS to XL (bust measurements 30-43″)
  • 2 sleeve lengths (cap and half-sleeve)
  • 2 embellishment options
  • printing guide
  • pattern layout guide
  • grainlines
  • 28 page PDF pattern download to make the top; pattern pieces prints out on 20 pages
  • fabric yardages for 45″ and 60″ widths
  • seam allowances included
  • professionally designed and graded pattern
Fabric:
A nice drapey knit that I bought locally! I think it would make a nice maxi length dress too 😉 (That was totally accidental. I thought the fabric looked familiar when I bought it and remembered where I’d seen it after it was sewn up!)

Both of her patterns are currently on sale so check them out!

Link to Golden Rippy Shop:

Link to Delilah Top Pattern:

Link to Golden Rippy Facebook Page:

Link to Golden Rippy Blog:

http://www.goldenrippy.com


IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize Package & Rules

Two winners will each win:
            * 2 Patterns of your choice from Golden Rippy
           
The Contest Rules:
You must be 18 to enter.
You can gain entries by entering the Rafflecopter Prompts.
Giveaway ends: 8/6/14 at midnight PST.

Two winners will be chosen and announced on 8/7/14

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Check out the rest of the blog tour! What a great lineup!


Monday- July 28

Tuesday- July 29

Wednesday- July 30
  
Thursday- July 31
  
Friday- Aug 1

Saturday- Aug 2

Sunday- Aug 3

Monday- Aug 4
Daisy Chain Creations – Knot Sew Normal – Lulu & Celeste (You’re Here!)   

Tuesday- Aug 5

Wednesday- Aug 6
Bebe Lambs – Create3.5 – Lady and the Gents    

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I’m sewing up my stash this month! This counts as project #1 of stash sewing. I used approx. 2 yards of fabric from stash! Woot!
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