Now that our cool weather is past, I’m working on warm weather thingies to wear around the house. Retirement inevitably comes with the temptation to go
grunge very casual most of the time. Tee shirt, leggings, socks, PJs. But part of my new year/new me is to avoid that!
- That deeply curved hem on the tank top is very trying and fiddly with ITY knit, so I just cut an even hem from side to side.
- And I used self-fabric binding on the neckline and armholes to dress them up a bit.
- The pants are very simple – no pockets and a straight hem. The original pattern is ankle length, so I added 2″ at the hemline to go long and swooshy.
I didn’t attempt to match the print, top to pants, but managed it within each piece. I’m wearing these right now, and I love how the fabric feels.
For the second set, I added a Wiksten top to the V9217 pants I made late last year.
I’m crazy about this print, and if I see it again, I’ll jump on it.
This is fun sewing, totally selfish! And I was right – wearing something pretty is uplifting, it just enhances the day.
Bye for now – Coco