Romy Wrap Top + Dress: Tester Roundup!

Romy Wrap Top + Dress: Tester Roundup!

The Romy Wrap is here and you all have blown me away with your response to it! Thank you for that. I wanted to create a feminine top with interesting details that FITS and makes you feel amazing while wearing it.
Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 1: Prep facings and bodice pleats

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 1: Prep facings and bodice pleats

It’s the first post of the Romy Sewalong, and we’re gonna jump right in! The first step after getting all of your pieces cut is to prep the bodice and facings.
Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 2: Attach peplum/skirt and facings

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 2: Attach peplum/skirt and facings

Now that we have our bodice prepped, we can start assembling the wrap top!

For this sewalong, I’ll be demonstrating the steps on the blouse version (Version A), but the steps are exactly the same for the dress (Version B).

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 3: Assemble the yoke

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 3: Assemble the yoke

Now that we have the bodice prepped, we can start assembling the blouse. The Romy Wrap features a wrap around yoke, with the finished shoulder seam designed to sit approximately 1" (2.5 cm) forward of the shoulder line.
Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 5: Sleeve plackets, cuffs, and blouse closures

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 5: Sleeve plackets, cuffs, and blouse closures

We are ALMOST DONE! Woohoo! In this post we’ll put the finishing touches on the Romy wrap.
Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 6: Common Pattern Adjustments

Romy Wrap Sewalong, Part 6: Common Pattern Adjustments

Because the Romy Wrap is a more detailed style with a custom fit, it is likely that you will have to make adjustments to make the fit just right for your body.

Below are a few tips for making simple adjustments to the pattern for your perfect fit!