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Pattern review - Tessuti Leni Top in natural washed linen

I’m a bit of a one trick pony at the moment. I have a favourite skirt - it’s a slightly modified, midi length Colette Ginger , made from a heavy black stretch denim. I want to wear this skirt every single day, preferably with an In the Folds/Peppermint Peplum top . Problem is, even for this lover of a personal uniform, this combo may be getting a little too  predictable.  So I’ve been searching for another top to wear with my basic black skirt, and the Tessuti Leni top looked to be just the thing. The Leni pattern is a v-necked sleeveless top with some nice top stitched facing details. I love a stitched down neckline facing, and this a proper big feature one. There’s also a topstitched yoke at the back. Leni is very wide and boxy so it’s perfect for something with a decent amount of drape. I wanted a plain fabric to show the topstitching so chose our lightweight washed natural linen . If you’re happy to really emphasise the wonderful boxiness of this pattern, we thi