I’m participating in the Summer Essentials Sew Along and I just finished the first garment, a top, perfect for summer!
I used the BWOF 6/09 pattern 113. According to the size chart in the magazine I should have made a 40, but I know thats not right and try as I might I couldn’t find any ease chart for the pattern so I decided to go down to size 38. I made up the top, not following the directions but making them up as I went along because they were tricky. I tried the top on when I was finished (btw this was a super quick project, we’re talking 1.5 hrs from tracing the pattern to finished top) and it was a little loose so I thought I’d take it in later if I needed to. So I went on my merry way to watch a movie at boyfriend’s apartment. I stopped by Krystal to pick up dinner and get out of the car, next thing I know my tube top is around my hips and I’m standing in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on a busy intersection in my bra!!!!!! Luckily it is a super cute leopard print strapless bra with little pink bows and not my usual strapless bra. So first thing this morning I took it in an inch on each side and viola, it fits!!!
1 down, 4 or 5 more garments to go in the summer essentials sew along
Because this is made of knit fabric I’m counting it as one of my t-shirts for SSS
Also this top is kinda long so I may lengthen it by 3-4 inches next time I make this and wear it as a dress