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Vogue 1704 - a Rachel Comey Linen Top with BIG Sleeves!

I present to you my first finished WIP (work in progress) for 2022!  Y'all, I wish I hadn't waited so long to sew this one as I adore this top!   I mean, c'mon, Look at the amazing sleeves! I purchased the pattern when it was first released in 2020, and cut it out soon after.  I don't recall why I tucked it away, but I THINK it was because I didn't have the right color thread on hand.   The pattern is Vogue 1704, a Rachel Comey design that includes both the top and pants. The design is from her Spring 2019 line.  It's look 7 at this runway show link .   When I purchased the pattern, I didn't realize the front edges of the top were finished using an overcast stitch.  Because I don't read the description on the back of the envelopes :-)   Rather than buy serger thread in a color I would never use again, I purchased a couple of regular spools of thread and used those in my serger.  The front pieces are overlapped and stitched in place. There is