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Spring sewing - the butterfly top from HotPatterns

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I was at a meeting this afternoon and the location just happened to be close to a Hancock Fabrics. So of course once the meeting ended, I made a slight detour on my way home to purchase one of the newly released HotPatterns , "No Sweat Easy sew Butterfly Tops & Wrap Skirt". And since I actually had a some free time this evening, I traced off the cowl neck version (shown on the right) and cut it out of a lightweight blue knit that was in the stash. (The knit was for a top I was going to make for my daughter - sorry kiddo! I promise I'll purchase something even better to replace it!) There are only four pattern pieces, so I expect this won't take much time to sew up at all. That is, once I find another free hour or two. I'm testing out this pattern line as I'd like to recommend it to my daughter-in-law, who wants to learn to sew. (Okay, she's not really my daughter-in-law, but I sure hope she will be some day! She's an absolute sweetheart.) If i