But I don’t mind sharing that one of my sewing goals for the last few months has been to make more tops that can be worn with jeans. I wear jean/pants 90% of the time. It is cold here in Seattle! I’d love to wear more cute skirts and dresses (and perhaps I shall after making more for my wardrobe) but in the depths of winter I reach for pants and jeans nearly every day.
To that goal I’ve made the simple chevron T, Vogue 1247 and my useless lace sleeves Jalie. And here is the next installment—New Look 6107.
The super special fabric is from the LA fashion district and is very lightweight so I lined it with a heavier silk something I picked up at Value Village. I added little iridescent buttons. And why not some lace for the yoke? That lace (also used in Useless Lace Sleeves) actually has a bit of a gold metallic, too, so it begged me to be added to this blouse. Then I had to make bias binding for the neck to finish it off, of course.
The pattern includes darts, which I didn’t mess with in this floaty fabric. I like the fit just fine. The rounded hem is great for leaving untucked, or half tucked, or whatever you feel like.
Honestly, I am quite passionate about shoes. In fact, my next project is already under way because it was also inspired by a new pair of shoes. It’s just too easy (the inspiration, not the sewing part!)