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The Creative Cap Sleeve Top by Winter Wear Designs

I didn't realize until recently that I have a "thing" for Dolman Patterns. It was when I blogged here that I remembered exactly how many dolman patterns I have! You may have also noticed that I sew a good many Winter Wear Designs Patterns, so when Suzanne mentioned that she had a dolman ready for testing, I didn't hesitate!


**Disclosure: I have included my affiliate link to the pattern I used in this post. If you choose to purchase using my link, I'll receive a small commission of the sale at no additional cost to you**

This is the New Creative Cap Sleeve Top by Winter Wear Designs!

This pattern is a basic dolman patterns, but as the word "Creative" in the title suggests, it's got some options! It's an easy, pretty quick sew (depending on the options you choose). When you sew it for the first time, you'll notice that the side seams and armscyes are finished slightly differently than other dolmans, giving it this "cap sleeve" look. I made two during testing, and I think each took around an hour or a little less to sew.


It is drafted for knit fabrics, and has a very cute fit!

If you've made a Winter Wear Designs pattern before, you're used to options, and this one does not disappoint. You can sew it with a regular banded neckline, or a bias bound neckline. There is the "classic front" and "classic back" option, which is just a basic tee shirt without other details. There are front and back yoke options. You can choose to add gathering to the back of your shirt to make it fuller. The V back with crossed straps is super cute and a different style! The sleeves can either be hemmed or finished with cuffs. The hem options include: a straight hem, a shirttail hem, or a vented side hem. The front tie look is really in now, so Suzanne included that as another option on this top as well! Finally, you can choose your length - regular, long, or tunic length.

My Top: 

For my top, I chose just a basic, "classic" front and back. I loved the shirttail hem for wearing with leggings. My top has a regular banded neckline, and hemmed sleeves. It was SUPER fast and easy to put together and sew!


Putting the pattern together was easy, and it was not difficult to determine which pieces I needed for the version I wanted to sew.The pattern pieces are clearly labeled, and although there are many options included in this pattern, it is not difficult to figure out what you need to use!


The Pattern is now a $5 Wardrobe Builder at Winter Wear Designs. Y'all I love the Wardrobe Builders! They're basic patterns, with many options. They're worth way more than $5 in my opinion! πŸ˜‰ But, they're always $5 forever! πŸ’“

So head on over to the Winter Wear Designs Website and look at this beautiful pattern for yourself! You'll also be able to see many testers wearing their tops! This will give you the opportunity to see every version of the pattern in different sizes!

Check out that flat lay πŸ˜‰

Link to the pattern https://www.winterweardesigns.com/products/creative-cap-sleeve-for-women-size-xxs-5x?aff=46 (affiliate link)

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