I’ve been needing more tops in my wardrobe and over the winter season, I managed to make a few, including not one but two Coco Tops.
My Christmas Coco
At the end of 2017, I shared my winter sewing plans which included plans to make a Coco top out of some lovely jersey with a festive Christmas light print.
I immediately knew that I wanted to make a Tilly and the Buttons Coco with this fabric, but wasn’t sure if I wanted a dress or a top.
In the end, I went for the top because I figured I would get a lot more wear out of it with jeans in the cold winter. Also, I need more tops anyways.
This top was so cozy and so nice that I practically lived in it all through the month of December. However, once the holidays were over I felt I couldn’t get away with wearing this top out, because of it’s print.
A Baby Blue Coco
Since I couldn’t wear my lovely Christmas Coco all year round I knew I needed another one in my wardrobe.
So, in early January I had a look through my stash and found this amazing baby blue fabric.
The fabric had a little bit of stretch and wasn’t the softest fabric, but I was in love with the thought of a coco top in this beautiful color.
I made both these tops using my serger, which I have to say, why didn’t I buy a serger sooner. The Coco top whips up in under an hour with the help of a serger and it’s so comfy.
|Date||Dec 20 & Jan 03|
|Pattern:||Tilly & the Buttons Coco|
|Notes & Modification:||Made as directed|
For both tops, I made the version with the funnel neck, which I love. Though I the next time I make this top I might try it without the funnel neck.
I can’t say how much I love these tops. They are quick and easy to put together but they are so retro and fun to wear.
The fabrics I choose for these tops were perfect for winter. With that said I think I’ll be making a few more tops in a lighter weight fabric for spring.
Have you made the Coco top? What fabrics do you find works best for this top?