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Silhouette pattern 312 Giorgio's Top

Happy New Year, everyone!  I can't believe it's been nearly a month since I last blogged.  Time has a way of flying by!  My first sewing project for the new year is from a pattern company that has been around for a while, but that I haven't tried yet- Silhouette patterns by Peggy Sagers.

The pattern that I chose was Giorgio's Top, which is a top pattern designed for knits that gives the illusion of a peplum.  There isn't a separate waist or peplum piece, so it is extremely easy to sew.  The line drawing shows a set in sleeve, but the actual pattern has the sleeve cut on the side front and back pieces, so that there is a seam that will run down the center of your sleeve from the neck.

Peggy's patterns are different in the fact that the sizes are listed with the finished garment measurements.   However, that didn't make choosing a size any easier.  I think that the waist and bust measurements got reversed on the back of the pattern envelope, as the waist mea…