I needed some new tops to wear to work, so I went back to my old, easy standby: Built by Wendy, Simplicity 3835. I’ve been sewing this pattern for 11 years! It’s the first shirt I learned to sew, and it’s still the easiest. It’s got nothing in the way of shaping, so no fussy darts to mess with. And the simple pattern shapes are easy to modify.Read More: She sews!
One of these days I will learn that I should just suck it up and do a full bust adjustment on any new shirt patterns I try. This, unfortunately, was not that day, and now I have two very wide, very unattractive tents to wear.Read More: Sewing FAIL
It all started last week, when I destroyed my new bamboo shirts and was left with nothing new to wear, despite several hours of work and even more hours of daydreaming about how nice those new bamboo shirts would have been to wear all spring and summer. That left me feeling distinctly dissatisfied, naturally, and […]Read More: Wherein Lisa rambles through a week’s worth of show-and-tells