Sunday, March 31, 2013

Yellow Chevron Easy Tee

HAPPY EASTER! HE IS RISEN!!!


What a beautiful weekend it's been! Good Friday, sunshine, Easter Sunday, fun times with family, April Fools Day, and more sunshine!  I've been sewing quite a bit the past few days, with some extra motivation from my Spring Break Fabric Giveaway Challenge!  I have one new thing to show you today, and another one for tomorrow!

Presenting: The Yellow Chevron Easy Tee! (or the Sunshine Tee, as the hubs calls it)


Fabric:  Riley Blake The Sweetest Thing Jersey Knit Chevron Gold, purchased on Etsy
Yardage: 1 yard
Time to Make:  1 hour? It was late - lol
Changes:  Lengthened sleeves a bit, omitted neck facing



Originally I was going to use this fabric for another Renfrew.  However the print was just too busy, IMO, for all those pieces - neck binding, sleeve band, waist band, etc.  I needed something a little more plain.  I purchased this pattern a day or so ago for the adorable skirt, and I didn't realize it also came with a top pattern! While the pattern was intended for a woven, it totally works with a knit also.  It was a very quick make - only two pattern pieces (I omitted the neck facing and just turned under the neckline and the sleeves).

I really love how this turned out! I have been wearing it non-stop since I made it :) Except of course when I wore the Easter dress I also made (watch this space!).  I can't wait to try it in a woven fabric - I'm thinking it would be a great pattern for a tricky fabric like chiffon.  I love this tee SO MUCH! It was super easy, it's very comfy cuddly, and such happy colors! Goes very nicely with my Easter flowers, don't you think?

6 comments:

  1. Look at your beautiful flowers! You know I love this tee - it goes with your sunshiney personality! It was great to meet you on Saturday!

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  2. What a cute tee shirt! I bet it'll be a great basic to wear with lots of other things. I need to learn how to sew knits and set in sleeves so I can start making me some basics!

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  3. Cute! You and the top! The pattern really allow the print to shine. Great choice!

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  4. Really nice tee.... Sweet and simple........Happy Easter to you!

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  5. Oh I love that shirt! Such perfect spring time colors and it looks super comfortable :)

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  6. Spring has cetainly sprung with your gold jersey. Lovely make.

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