Friday, April 24, 2015

KCW Projects 3 and 4

For my third project I made an Oliver + S raglan t-shirt.  I was pleased to find instructions on the Oliver + S blog to modify the pattern for short sleeves.  I used grey interlock for the body of the shirt.  The sleeve were upcycled from a t-shirt.  I was pleased that I was able to use the existing hem.  I had planned to use the red for the neck binding, but it didn't seem to have quite enough recovery.  I upcycled a cotton/Lycra tank top for the binding.  With the added color from the binding it seems finished.  I had planned to add a shark applique but I think I like it as is. 
My fourth project was a t-shirt dress made from a unicorn shirt. The shirt is pretty blingy so I am pretty sure my niece will love it.  I went wild and decided to make the skirt from purple confetti dot fabric.  I love having the circle skirt rather than a gathered one on the t-shirt.  It took me maybe thirty minutes to make from drafting the pattern to finishing the sewing.  I

1 comment:

  1. Love that unicorn dress... and how simple to make!! I'm sure your niece will love it! :)