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Topic: Some Shirts using Simplicity 3837  (Read 2143 times)
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Cherriez
« on: June 28, 2007 09:51:40 AM »

I love this fabric!   I knew I had to make something for me, plus there's enough left over for something for my dd too, always a plus. Wink
 

 
This is my first time sewing a rib knit on my serger....I need to adjust my settings...now whats the perfect settings for rib knits??? lol
 
What do you think, I'm not so sure about the lace border...but liking. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2007 10:05:25 AM »

cute! as soon as I saw the first I thought it might be fun to modify it a tiny bit and make the sleeves a different color, and attach little spagetti straps over top, make it look like you're wearing a cute little tank over a tee.. i'm not entirely sure it would work,but could be very fun!
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2007 10:49:35 AM »

What a flattering pattern!  I love the lime green and black one...great for summer! The crossover detail is a nice touch--was it easy or not?
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2007 11:13:52 AM »

it is pretty easy to make.  I actually morphed the pattern.  It's a 16 bodice, w/ an 18 - 22 flared on the back and front.  I hate too close fitting shirts.  so this was great.

I actually have a friend who wants me to make her a shirt like these.  Which I'll have to adapt more, being she's a bit bigger then me. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2007 02:14:58 PM »

Those are darling shirts -- and being the crazy cat lady I love the kitty one.  They all look terrific!
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2007 03:06:19 PM »

I did take off the pink lace trim, and now i feel good about the shirt.  i'll update the pic on that one tomorrow. Smiley
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