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Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop


This is the last part in the series of shop news for now - after I filled up the handmade tops section as well. Somehow, tops sell much faster than skirts, but I don't seem to make them as often. Maybe it's because I usually wear a lot of band shirts, although there are many cool fabrics in my stash that would make awesome shirts too.
Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop - Zebraspider DIY Anti-Fashion Blog

I started this mini collection with a pile of printed jersey and a sketch that I coloured with watercolour pencils. There are so many different types of tops and it's often hard to decide what to do with the fabrics and how to combine them. Black jersey is a good basis for everything and here I used leftovers and large scraps, but all tops came out perfect and unique.

Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop - watercolour sketch - Zebraspider DIY Anti-Fashion Blog
The Volcom fabric for the "Flyers and Fishnet" top was a rare find years ago. I never used much and here I also combined it with plain black. The soft, black fishnet on upper part is sexy but doesn't reveal too much. For the back, only upper the part was planned like this, then I added the lower part because the black piece was too short.
Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop - Flyers and Fishnet - Zebraspider DIY Anti-Fashion Blog
The cotton jersey with the black and green skull print has just a low amount of stretch, so I thought a wide, generous cut would work best. It was enough for a size medium bat sleeve top and this type is a great canvas for this pattern. I like wearing the wide boat neck over one shoulder. The black cuffs are made from cotton jersey with spandex. 
Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop - Green eyed skulls bat sleeves - Zebraspider DIY Anti-Fashion Blog
The black and grey long sleeve shirt is what I'm typically wearing for every day. Now in winter it's also a warm layer under my jumper. The hounds tooth pattern is a bit irregular and partly sketchy, making it more interesting for sure. The eyelets detail on the shoulder is something many of my designs have, I just love the look of it.
Tank, Batwing and Longsleeve - new Tops in the Shop - Grey Crazy Houndstooth - Zebraspider DIY Anti-Fashion Blog

As I'm never quite sure what kind of tops to make: What style do you like best?


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  • #1

    Sabina (Sonntag, 16 Februar 2020 15:31)

    Ich finde das Outfit auf jeden Fall cool. Hast du dafür eine ecu text bench verwendet?

  • #2

    Janina (Montag, 17 Februar 2020 09:07)

    Vielen Dank! Hab aber keine Ahnung was das mit Nähen zu tun haben soll.