I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

A Tale of Four Tees – #2

Today I have for you my #2 Tee for Patternreview's August TNT Tee Contest.  I have used the very same pattern as my #1 Tee posted here, Butterick B5988, view B.  This time my fabric is a 96% polyester, 4% spandex ITY knit and it feels very comfy! I have again made the neck opening… Continue reading A Tale of Four Tees – #2

I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

Reading Sewing Blogs is Good for my Health!

or "A Tale of Four Tees - #1" Again we are well into another month and I am well into another challenge.  This month it is PatternReview's turn.  I have signed up for their TNT (tried and true) Tee Contest. I am to use one pattern and make four Tee shirts out knit fabrics.  I… Continue reading Reading Sewing Blogs is Good for my Health!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

The Red Top – as easy as pie!

May has been "Sew Stretchy" Month and I am enjoying sewing these knit tops.  This one is Butterick B5645 sewn with a 96% polyester 4% spandex. I love patterns that give you a few variations. I have a wild red, white, and black paisley print and a solid black for the sleeves.  The pattern is… Continue reading The Red Top – as easy as pie!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

Sew the right sides together!

It is lovely seeing the hot weather come, even if a day of showers is thrown in every now and again!  Guess that is why everything is so green here!  Oh, haha, speaking of "green"... Let me show you my "May Monthly Stitch" knit top.  I broke the rules with this one.  Shame.  I used… Continue reading Sew the right sides together!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

I have the right to change my mind…

Don't I? I love this fabric, so soft and light and silky (ITY knit - polyester/Lycra).  I thought I should make this lovely summer dress - McCall's M6922.  I traced the pieces for the short sleeve version of the dress and cut out my fabric.   I very easily sewed together the eight panels with… Continue reading I have the right to change my mind…