I have a long torso.
And big boobs.
And I’m tall.
And I’m “curvy”.
So all this means is I can’t easily buy cute tops that fit me properly. (Re: cover my tummy and don’t ride up)
Which sucks, but then I just do this to my existing clothing to make them more me-worthy.
Before, just a plain striped Gap top:
After, a hot interesting, long, ooh-la-la top:
I scooped the neck, added some stretchy black fabric as a band, attached some double wide bias tape for the back tie, and fashioned a cute birdie applique to the front. (I attached that with fusible double sided webbing.)
I used this cute little guy as my stencil (I simply silhouetted him out in Photoshop):