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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Fringe Festival T


This is a free pattern! Can you believe it? It is Hot Pattern's Fringe Festival Shirt and you can download it here. It is an easy-peasey knit shirt - I know my name is Stacie and I am a knits junky. I haven't sewn a knit in 1 day.  

Now I do have an ugly picture. It was taken in my sewing/my husband's storage room. Stop judging me!


Yes, it is a weird, dark shot, but I had to show it. This is after I hemmed it the first time. It reminded me of one of those men's Victorian era striped swim suits. Funny, yes, but not the look I was going for. I wound up cutting a straight hem as opposed to the cool curved one. I cut off about four inches on the long parts of the hem and like it much better now. Next time I make it I will shorten the shirt via the pattern.


I also skipped the front and back center seams. I was working with stripes and wanted the least chance of screwing them up. Also, the scarf part is raw edged. That is fine, but next time I may cut out two and sew them together to make it a bit thicker and hide the raw edges.


Matchy, matchy stripes! Oh yeah!


I had to show a back shot. There isn't much going on here. You can see the collar is just floppy, but I'm OK with it. 



This was an easy win, and a free pattern! Now where did my eyebrows go....




9 comments:

  1. Great top - I'm going to have to download now. Thanks for showing it. Have a good one.

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  2. Hi StacIe, that is a cute top. Thank you for visiting my blog too.

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  3. Thanks for the thumbs up on this freebie - off to download it now! Your version looks super with the 'matchy-matchy' stripes - well done...J

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    1. Hey, Stacie...After just being to the site, make sure you post your finished top over there as well!

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  4. Haha ... vanishing eyebrows. That cracked me UP!! Great new top. Comfy as a tee but oh so much more girlie.

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  5. Love the top.. I am fixing to go and download it.. I am scared of knits.. but you have encouraged me to "TRY KNITS"..
    Love the stripe and the collar too..great shirt.

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  6. Super cute! Looks comfy and love the stripes! Thanks for pointing out the download!!

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  7. I downloaded this top right after your review and I made it last night. I didn't have as easy a time as you did putting it together, but I do like my new shirt. Thanks for sharing your version.

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