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« on: April 18, 2009 01:36:21 PM »

 The sun has finally arrived in Vancouver!  YAY!  For this grand occasion, I made myself a new shirt.  I had some brown jersey kicking around (which had previously been destined to become leggings... didn't happen) and a lovely apple green T of my husbands.  A little cutting and pinning and sculpting on my new dressform and there it was!

So without further ado... me, Lucy (aka the Pink Fink, aka my bike), Mike and I went for a ride around the seawall, and paused to enjoy the sun and snap a few photos of the new shirt! (I have not been sewing in a long while, so I am excited to have actually made something!!)


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There is actually no Mike to be seen in these photos as he was the photographer  Grin Ah well.
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2009 01:45:02 PM »

You look happy in your new shirt!  Nice work!  It fits you great!
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2009 01:45:28 PM »

I love the green and the brown together!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2009 01:47:06 PM »

Good job.  It's really pretty.  I'm such a big fan of greens and browns it's just a really nice outfit.
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2009 01:49:13 PM »

Excellent top, it's very flattering! I agree that the colours are quite nice together. You certainly look very pleased with it Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2009 02:01:29 PM »

 Grin Thanks for the comments...

I often look a bit crazy in photos, which makes me assume I just look crazy in life, which I am okay with.  But, yes, I am indeed pleased with the shirt!   It is nice and long, so my bum does not escape while I am furiously pedaling about town and it allowed me to experiment with cowls. 

Had anyone done a top with a BIG cowl that you could use also as a sort of hood?  Hmm...  Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2009 02:17:54 PM »

I love the top and that first photo of you is SO awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2009 02:18:54 PM »

Awesome! You made up a great design! I'm loving your bike too!

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« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2009 03:47:15 AM »

I love your top! lovely colours!!
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« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2009 08:58:28 AM »

Great top! Ditto about the colors. They work great together. I also love that you named your bike.  Cheesy
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