Tuesday, February 24, 2009

From Remnant to Wardrobe


I am such a sucker for a good rem. I can't seem to pass by the remnant bin without something catching my eye. Last week after we went out to breakfast we ended up at JoAnn's. (Big surprise...I was driving...it was close) So while Tom was replacing a burnt out tail light on Sara's BMW, I was in the fabric store. All I came out with was a little knit print remnant, a little shy of a yard. Today I am proudly wearing it to work. The top is BWOF 8-2008 #109...a simple little raglan T-shirt. I lengthened it of course. When I tried it on before finishing the neckline I decided that I would prefer the neck be a little lower (you don't say that very often with BWOF!!!), so I tapered it down about an inch in front. I had Valentine wear it for me and then hung a necklace to measure the neckline. Worked like a charm and I am extremely happy with this top. This definitely will be one of my TNT for a simple T. Pattern Review to follow...need to get on my horse and ride to work now...Toodles!

4 comments:

Julia said...

I love those colors!! The neckline looks great.

Sharon said...

I think I have three yards of that fabric waiting to be sewn into a dress *LOL* I'm like a moth drawn to the light when it comes to those remnant bins ... just can't pass them up

Summerset said...

Smart! I love searching the remnant bins, too. You never know what little bit of goodness you'll find and make into such a cute top as yours.

Kat said...

When I first started seeing garments and bathing suits with a lot of brown and blue a few years ago, I didn't like the combo at all. However, it has grown on me, and now I think it looks so nice. That's a cute top, and the print is fab.