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|Reviewed by:||Rairscat|| |
|Posted on:||8/18/14 3:11 PM |
|Pattern Rating:||Highly Recommend |
|Review Rating:|| Very Helpful by 1 people |
|Fabric:||Cotton Jersey [See other projects in this fabric]|
|Pattern Description: Fitted ladies Tshirt with sunburst yoke design.|
Pattern Sizing:Original pattern is misses size. I frankenpatterned a 2T.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow?Did not follow any directions, but it is simple to make. I used a basic toddler Tshirt pattern, drew a straight line one inch below the underarm, then divided up the yoke into sunrays with a ruler and used the top of a hip curve for the sun. I used 1/4" seam allowances for the yoke construction and did not serge, since sometimes the serger thread can be itchy for little ones. Once the yoke is constructed, attach to shirt bottom front and finish as regular Tshirt.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I have received a surprising number of compliments on the original, misses size top I made for the pattern stash contest! The toddler version is a fun, unique way to use up little scraps and no one can rock ridiculous color combinations like little girls
Fabric Used:Scraps of every knit variety. There's a pair of leggings, an old cuddle duds shirt, a Carter's top, rib knits and cheap joann interlock mixed together.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:Well, it's a frankenpattern, so...
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?Yes and yes. I made two this time, one for my daughter and one for the granddaughter of the friend who gifted me the original pattern. Plan to make a sweatshirt version for a friend in Georgia, and I would like to make a soft pastel version once I acquire the right scraps.
Conclusion: Love it. The colors are not neon as pictured, but it is bright and colorful.
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