The Craftsy Vogue Ultimate T ShirtPosted: January 17, 2014
I first posted about this on Boxing Day. My goodness that seems such a long time ago already! It has lain unfinished all this time. I wasn’t enjoying sewing this fabric. Although I love the colour, the fabric is polyester jersey with a textured and holey layer of (? viscose) T-shirty stuff overlaid on it. It creates static in spades.
I wish I had paid proper attention to the Craftsy lessons, instead of haring ahead in my own sweet way. A work of art, it aint. The neckband was an absolute pig to sew; the overlay is not attached fully to the bottom layer, to allow the attractive ‘bubble’ effect, but this means when it is cut you are left with loose bits sticking up randomly.
In hindsight, I should have used a strip of plain fabric for the neckband. It may also be (dare I say) a bit on the loose side. (I’m trying to lose some weight, so it probably fitted when I first tried it on).
Anyway, it is done. My first completion of the year. It will suffice as a warm work top, and it goes well with jeans, and my grey Hummingbird skirt.
The photos are taken with my new ‘Purelite’ daylight bulb, so give a much more accurate representation of the colour than the photos I had posted previously.