SO instead of making 1 top, I made 3, using 3 different patterns. Each taking just under an hour including cutting time.
I started with the first PDF pattern I ever purchased. Its the Seafarer Top by Sew Much Ado. Its an easy dolman style top with a few options available to the pattern.
The arm bands...I had them on there but after trying it on I just didn't like the way it looked on me and they ended up on the sewing room flood. So even with this ouuups it still took me under an hour.
And then I looked in my to-do pile and saw the Art Gallery fabric and I've been wanting to make E+M Pattern's top No. 27 (free pattern alert, get it in the facebook group E+M + You) since its been out, and I still had time on the clock...so here we go!
Another quick dolman top with cuffs at the sleeves, a facing at the neckline and curved lower hem.
This pattern is available in sizes 2 years - 10 years.
Ain't it cute!
Ok, so time to put the load in the dryer, so I guess that means I have time for one more...
Next on the list, the Free Spirit Tank by Patterns for Pirates.
I had to use two different fabrics on this one because I didn't have enough of that floral print, but I really like the way it turned out. I made the Hi-Low hem option with the racer back.
Feeling quite sassy in my new tank...I may have to put the timer more often!
**FYI: I'm told I'm a
Go check out the other stops on this tour...either you want to avoid doing laundry so you just make more clothes (to eventually wash, hate to burst your bubble) or set the timer like I have...I'm sure you'll be inspired! AND don't forget to enter the giveaway!
Until next time, xx.
6/6 Creative Counselor / Phat Quarters / Call Ajaire / Friends Stitched Together / The Wholesome Mama / Wild & Wanderful
6/7 Blaverry / The Inspired Wren / Sew Sophie Lynn / Sprouting Jube Jube / Coral & Co / Once Upon A Sewing Machine
6/8 Paisley Roots / Sew Happily Ever After / Randoms By Rydz / Elegantine / Rebel & Malice / Fabulous Home Sewn / Candice Ayala
6/9 Create 3.5 / Muse Of The Morning / Sew & Tell Project / Gracious Threads / Beatnik Kids / Everything Your Mama Made
6/10 Sweeter Than Cupcakes / Pear Berry Lane / All Things Katy! / Sew Starly / Handcrafted By RED / Adventures of Bubba & Bug / Sew & Tell Project
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A few of the designers are having sales for the duration of the tour, so here's the codes!George & Ginger use code MAKELAUNDRY25 for 25% off her patterns Blaverry use code MAKELAUNDRY for 25% off her patterns Stitch Art use code MAKELAUNDRY for 30% off patterns Paisley Roots use code MAKELAUNDRY for 25% off patterns These codes are good through June 12th! Then Laela Jeyne's Emily Womens T-shirt & the Deluxe Charlotte Kids Leggings are on sale through the 11th! No code needed! I know everyone loves a good giveaway so here's the prize packages:
Link-up Prize Package
$25 gift certificate to Peek-a-boo Pattern Shop (good for fabric too!)
1 Pattern of choice from Brownie Goose 2 Patterns of choice from Laela Jeyne Patterns (excludes bundles) 1 Pattern of choice from The Wolf & the Tree 1 Pattern of choice from Stitch Art 2 Patterns from Paisley Roots $20 gift certificate to Phat Quarters 3 Patterns of choice from Everything Your Mama Made
Prize Package 1
1 Pattern of choice from Brownie Goose 2 Patterns of choice from Hey June 2 Patterns from Paisley Roots 1 Pattern of choice from Muse of the Morning 1 Pattern of choice from Call Ajaire 1 Pattern of choice from Stitch Art 1 Pattern of choice from The Wolf & the Tree 3 Patterns of choice from Everything Your Mama Made
Prize Package 2