My first entry in the," Month of Tops." is NewLook 6952.
This is my 2nd attempt @ a FBA, so i think I'm getting better. I love button down type shirts so I plan to make a few more for work.
I love the color and the stretch of this poplin fabric, it goes perfectly with this denim skirt! As you can see I'm not quite finished with the buttons. I haven't purchased any yet, lol. But the buttons will be hidden under the placket and it will be a min. before I make it to the fabric store. In my eyes she's basically complete.
Pattern Description: Misses shirt, 5 different variations (I chose style E)
Pattern Sizing: Sizes 8-18, I made a 14
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? Yes, pretty easy to follow
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? No dislikes, I like how easy it was to sew!
Fabric Used: Stretch Poplin
Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: I made a FBA and extended the length by 2"
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes, it's pretty easy to make and it's a staple in any wardrobe.
Conclusion This was pretty simple and easy to sew, after making my adjustments. What drew me to this style was the hidden buttons look, cuffs and the simple collar without a stand. I do plan to make a few more, as this is perfect for work!
Before I got started on this top for the MOT's, I was already working on this great denim skirt!
My inspiration came from this post from Erica B., I love, loved her skirt! When I saw her version I knew I wanted to make a similar one. I never thought about doing it in denim, plus her top stitching details were also awesome.
Okay, now my topstitching needs a little work, but it's not very noticeable, lol. I do need to finish pressing that zip tho.
This one is a TNT skirt for me, I've done every variation of this skirt! I'll post them at a later time.
Pattern Description: Misses high waist skirt, in four styles. I chose version A
Pattern Sizing: Many, I cut a 14.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, well somewhat
Were the instructions easy to follow? Very
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? There's no dislikes, I like it so much I've actually done all versions.
Fabric Used: Denim
Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: None, I omitted the belt loops tho.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? yes, and yes
Conclusion: This is tnt skirt for me, trying it in denim put a different spin on this for me and I'm happy with it.
Working on tops for a change, is pretty fun and doesn't take up much time or fabric! What a great idea Mz.Faye!