FO: Mock-wrap stripy t-shirt

FO: Mock-wrap stripy t-shirt

Pattern: Simplicity 4076 View A [My Sewing Circle project page – free membership required to view]
Size(s): Simplicity size 22 to fit 44 in bust
Fabric: Cotton single jersey in printed purple stripes
Fabric source: Local haberdashers
Recipient: Me!!!

Modifications:

  • Used invisible machine stitch on lower and sleeve hems and on neckline for a more sleek look.
  • Tacked layers at centre front to stop it from being too hootchy mama!
  • Re-did the left side seam to give it more gathering for two reasons; One, to make it look like I’d gathered on purpose and not by mistake and two, to bring the neckline up and make it more modest.

Notes:  I’ve had this cut out for so long that there were still pin holes in it even after I’d finished and pressed it several times!

I really like this t-shirt (it’s the first I’ve ever made from scratch) and the fabric is nice (not the most expensive in the world, but no matter!)

I would make this top again but in fact I’ve got plans for one of the other views in the same pattern, including an experiment in converting a stretch pattern for a woven fabric.

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7 thoughts on “FO: Mock-wrap stripy t-shirt

  1. You are on a roll. What is with us all at the moment? Well you me and 2paw at least…we are actually getting things done disaster and injury free!!!! Fingers crossed…which actually is what my sewing looks like I am doing while I sew.

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