So in my last sewing related post I talked about finishing a 1940's maternity dress, and this is not that dress. While I did finish the dress (yeah), for some reason, I haven't had the need to promenade around in a 1940's maternity dress. Weird, huh? Anyway, once the dress was finished I felt I had some momentum and I should keep sewing. My sewing pattern from Vicki had not yet arrived so I thought that this would be the perfect intermittent project, and it was!
Honestly, I had every intention to blog about this shirt in early March when I finished it and took these photos. Then life happened, so you get to see them now. I was even thinking about retaking the pictures now that the weather has warmed up and it is beautiful outside, but then I figured I would rather spend the time writing up a blog post than taking more pictures . . . because life is busy.
Tasia's patterns are pretty well known for having great instructions that are easy to follow, but it still surprised me how easy this was to sew up. The whole time I was sewing this, I was thinking I will never have to buy t-shirts again, I'll just sew up a billion of these. . . but I am a busy mom, so I was totally lying to myself. I have bought t-shirts since sewing this, but I'm convinced that I will sew more Renfrews.
I love the fabric, it is a rayon/cotton blend from Girl Charlee. It was my second time ordering fabric from an on-line retailer and I was a bit hesitant as I did not love my first experience. However, with Girl Charlee, my fabric arrived looking a lot more like I expected it to look and I am much happier. I've even been browsing the website some more, looking for the perfect fabric for an upcoming project - you know, for when I have time to sew.
Here is one last look at my