The bottom layer is a top I purchased some time ago that was a bit misshapen for my tastes. Enter the jersey ties-- you can't tell from the pictures, but they are stitched on to the sides of the yellow top. The top layer is a little dolman sleeved cardi that I cut out and stitched together before I realized that it was a tad bit too small. Then one day I spied both pieces at the bottom of my sewing pile, and realized they belonged together.
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The chartreuse & teal color combination is so cheerful. And the teal cardigan is made of bamboo knit that is both soft and resilient. Such a happy accident that these two pieces ended up together! I might just have to make more tops like this-- maybe even some Norma Kamali inspired ones. And now back to my regularly scheduled scheming...