Sunday, 5 January 2014

The T-Shirt Project - Part 2. The Cross Your Eyes T . New

New Look 6405.

 The second of the Ts as a result of the T Shirt Marathon Project .
New Look 6405 combined with what I call the hypnotist* fabric or the I am going cross eyed fabric.
I have wanted to sew this pattern for a while - obviously quite a  long while because this pattern is 10 years old ( and here I thought I was sewing up a modern pattern and being trendy for a change )
Whatever - I really like the result .

I used some poly knit from the opshop , a scrap of red ribbed knit and to tart it up a bit and use up some of my BABLE ( Button Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy )5 black buttons at the left neckline .
According to other reviews of this T shirt it is very close fitting and short so I went up one size and added 6 cm to the length after comparing the pattern pieces to my other Ts. Thankyou so much to people who do reviews of patterns otherwise I would have ended up with another fail .
I reckon the fit and length are just right . I like the little cap sleeves and high cross over style. It is a very easy project to sew as well.

Verdict- SUCCESS - complete. ( And I will definitely sew this pattern again ) .
(* I have an evil plan to wear this top   frequently thus hypnotizing my family into doing whatever , probably I will only end up tormenting them though. )


7 comments:

  1. Ooh - I love that tee. The fabric is fantastic and the red detailing buttons make it pop. BABLE LOL

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  2. Great t-shirt Janine. Love the fabric and the red just makes it! Love your evil plan and i hope it works! I also liked the striped tshirt from yesterday - and i'm sure your daughter will get lots of wear from it also.

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  3. Hi Janine, thank you for your comment on my Eva dress. Rathdowne Remnants is one of my favourite fabric shops. I always leave there with something to add to my stash.

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  4. I thought the style of this top looked familiar. Yes, I have it in my pattern collection. I love the red trim on the black and white print, and the buttons add a unique, fun detail.

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  5. I agree. This top is a success.

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  6. This is great - 10yrs old? They designed lovely T's back then! Love the red contrast & I want this hypnotic fabric! :)

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  7. Wow! Very attractive top on you!

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