Lovely lovely lovely navy jersey that is!
I have Tweaked the Trapeze pattern again and now have the perfect length for a mini dress or a tunic top. The last post was about a mini dress this one is about a tunic top. Giving it a very small hem this time as this jersey fabric didn’t sit too well without.
I’ve made two now, the first one was Ok but the sleeves puckered up a bit, its wearable but not great.
See those two giant tucks in the sleeves. I tried unpicking the sleeve on the left and redoing it, which improved it a bit. It was far worse before.
The rest of it worked out fine though and I love the length. Looks perfect with jeans.
And below is the slightly better one, sleeves still not quite perfect but looks much more acceptable.
The fabric was lovely to work with and feels gorgeous against the skin. Fabric came from Fabric godmother and was I think £14 a metre, quite pricey but it is quality stuff. I bought 3 metres of it and managed to make 3 items from it, so worked out quite cost efficient in the end.
Works well with my jacket too.
Wore it for a day out in London recently. Was very comfortable.
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