Two T shirts, New Look 6735 yet AGAIN [sorry, it’s dull, but I love it and need T shirts!] Fabulous quality aqua jersey, cotton with plenty of lycra, from [I think] Frumble yet again. Rapidly becoming a top favourite supplier… I made one in the plain aqua with short sleeves, and the other with the … Continue reading Crossing my T’s
SWAP #9? Maybe #10? Is it? Another New Look 6735 t-shirt in pink/blue stripe premium cotton/lycra from Frumble fabrics. Pink! Me! Who’da thunk? Well the inspiration colour palette does contain some pinky shades, [see above] I was itching to buy some more of this premium jersey, the other colours ways were pretty meh, and hey, … Continue reading In the pink!
Probably another SWAP item: New Look 6735, striped lycra fabric from Frumble Fabrics I’ve made many of these t shirts- the fit is great thanks to a curved back seam, the neckline is a perfect scoop without exposing bras or boobs, and the neckband is a perfect fit every time. Seriously, buy it. The skirt … Continue reading Earning my Stripes…
Almost the last 2018 make, I just remembered one more! Vogue 9254, Marcy Tilton dress. Teal ponte and multi-stripe ponte What a strange pattern! I like the cover image, and the line drawing is the usual vagueness expected from Tilton asymmetry and drapiness, so it intrigued me fo some time before I caved and bought … Continue reading Starring Stripes
Another McCall’s 5056 in plain black cotton poplin and black/white cotton. [Remember the maxi some months back? ] Elastic waist, more than a full circle [not for windy days] but rather elegant I think. Nothing more to say, but I love it. We tried to get a good twirling pic, but…well take a look lol Continue reading Down in Black and White
Okeri-Jokery? Oh I give up. The Oki Style ‘Joker’ shirt. WOW. Just WOW. This is one cooooool pattern, so of course, the missus pounced on it right away. I already had the lovely heavy weight stretch cotton poplin, with white self-stripe that I’d used for my Style Arc ‘Juliet’ shirt #2, and the wife had … Continue reading Oki-Jokey…
SWAP 2018 #: KwikSew 4173 tunic, black/grey/white stripey mystery knit The hardest part of this top was origami-folding the pattern pieces when I cut it out! The fabric is a super lightweight, super stretchy knit. possibly viscose[?] that was given to me by the lovely and generous Kim [The Material Lady] on one of our … Continue reading Stripe Tease