How to Make a Super-Easy Triangle Halter Top

comments (8) July 17th, 2008     

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LLee Linda Lee, contributor
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Make this tie top in less than an hour. Make it today; wear it tonight!
Apply the binding without stretching it so the triangle will lie flat.
Pin in the ditch parallel to the edge to hold it in place while you are sewing.
Make this tie top in less than an hour. Make it today; wear it tonight!

Make this tie top in less than an hour. Make it today; wear it tonight!

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3. Repeat step 2 to bind the remaining two sides of the triangle.

Bind the other two sides of the triangle.

4. Fold 3/4 inch to the wrong side at the top edge. Topstitch 1/2 inch from the folded edge to form a casing.

Fold your top edge down 3/4 inch.


Adjust the width of the casing according to the width of the tie.

5. Attach a safety pin to one end of the tie. Feed the pin and tie through the casing, keeping an even amount of tie extending from each end of the casing.

6. Wear the top by tying the triangle ends around your waist in back and the tie around your neck.

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Comments (8)

Eternal_Clouds writes: thats cool maybe ill make it today
Posted: 3:50 pm on March 8th
majnets3s writes: I am a great fan of this kind of top!
Posted: 12:29 pm on October 3rd
zanichar writes: It seems easy. Thanks for the post!!
Posted: 12:47 am on July 27th
etsews writes: This pattern was a thrill to see again. I made one of these years ago. It was my favorite summer top for a couple of years. It's a great pattern for a beginner to make.
Posted: 8:54 pm on July 26th
mcandline writes: Can't wait to make this!!! I wish there was a picture of the back though.
Posted: 4:05 pm on July 25th
MissBeadAlot writes: Nice Job! Can't wait to try it!
Posted: 8:00 pm on July 17th
MaeveQ writes: OMG! I did it! I am going to have my friend take a picture and then I will post it. Thank you so much! I can't believe it!
Posted: 7:45 pm on July 17th
MaeveQ writes: I can't believe it. A sewing project that I actually think I can do. I'm so excited!
Posted: 2:07 pm on July 17th
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