I like prints – I can’t help myself, they just call to me. So sometimes, I have to force myself to work with a solid – and I’m never disappointed with the results (which leads me to ask myself, why don’t I use them more?).

Ellie & Mac’s Lucky Girl Top

Here is my second version of Ellie & Mac’s Lucky Girl Top made in a royal blue knit from Gorgeous Fabrics. This fabric has been sitting in my stash for a very long time – it was going to be used for a color-block dress that just never happened, So it just sat, waiting for the right project. I am so thrilled that I decided to use it for this project because the color is so stunning and it just looks “right” with these fun sleeves. I can’t wait for it to warm up so I can actually wear it out!

I’ll skip the review of this pattern (you can read more about it in my original post, here), but I should note that I skipped the hem band this time and went with a traditional hem – I definitely think that it makes this version a bit dressier. In fact, I feel like I need a new pair of pants to go with this now!