Ok, I really need to sew something besides knits. But they are so fast, easy, and comfortable that I can’t help myself.
Fabric: Rayon Spandex Jersey- some of that wild print stuff that Fabricmart and Fabric.com have
Pattern: Can’t you tell? It’s BWOF 5/05 125- the top version. (technically the top is 124)
I love it if you didn’t already guess. I am going to give this pattern a break though. I really can’t have a closet full of the same thing, lol.
I left some of the background in the pics so you can see part of my sewing room. Just thought I would share a little of where the magic happens. It’s kind of messy but what sewing room isn’t.
Pattern: Self Drafted, its adapted from the skirt version on my racerback maxidress. Its fitted and flares out at the knee. It also has a foldover waistband.
The black one looks exactly the same except you can’t really see it in any photos.
Fabric: Modal Spandex Jersey
I love this color. The fabric is pretty thin (not see thru, though) so I doubled it up. I treated it the same way you would treat an interlining. The inner layer ends right below the knee b/c I didn’t have enough fabric to do full pieces. I think it works good for coverage but I’m going to have to double check w/ a friend to be sure.
Fabric: Bamboo/ Cotton Jersey from Fabric.com. Great stuff!
It’s pictured with tank I made a few months ago out of zebra knit. The tank is from Simplicity 2317, it’s the same pattern I used for the top part of my maxi dress.
Racerback in the back:
Conclusion: I love all of it.
I love sewing knits, but I need to flex my sewing muscles a little and make something a little more substantial. I’m so low on bottoms, so I’m going to try a pair of those next. I’ve been wanting to sew some jeans. I've been playing around with bleaching samples from the stash, just to see what I can do with it. Hopefully I will have something to show soon.