Here's my first post to fully show you the wrap up of the three garments I made during Selfish Sewing Week. The week was perfectly timed to give me that little push I needed to make some summer clothes for my own wardrobe.
This weekend I finished a new top in this lovely dandelion fabric. The pattern is New Look 6705 - view E on the packet. I have made one of this style with the rounded neckline before and I had always intended to do another, so here it is. I even have quite a bit of fabric left over so I might manage to make something else from this material some time down the track.
I popped in this little bit of white trim around the front neckline. This trim was the last piece of something that I got out of a box of old sewing items and notions that I bought many years ago now. I've never seen anything like it in the shops - a cotton tape that is open at one side so I presume you could sandwich some fabric between it if you wanted, and a little loopy trim on the other side. I just sewed it in between the front piece and the yoke - a little bit on a wing and a prayer because I couldn't fully see it as I was sewing the seam, so of course it has a certain amount of wonk factor. The pain of trying to re-sew it in was above my perfection threshold so wonky it will stay.
Yay! A new top to grab from my wardrobe to go with my much loved three quarter jeans.