Saturday, January 17, 2009

número tres

I have now made 3 tunics from the pattern in the downtownDIY sewing book.
The first one I love!
The second one was a HUGE disaster!!!
The third one (below) is a keeper!

I added a coordinating fabric to the cowl neck out of necessity* and it makes a subtle contrast. Nothing crazy, just sweet.
cowl neck
*ALWAYS keep the "nap" in mind when purchasing fabric. While this fabric doesn't have a nap, it does have a one way direction--the birds all stand up in the same direction. I didn't take this into account when I bought the fabric and so the cowl neck has a bird on its side.

I used fabric designed by Tina Givens which is so lovely. I can't wait to see some of the block panel fabric from the same line. Fancy Tiger are you getting any soon!?


MichelleB said...

Adorable! It looks wonderful on you. I love that Fairy Tip Toes line too. I really need some! LOL

Jenna said...

What a great top!! I am inspired to make one for myself!!

I Love Baby Quilts! said...

Just found your blog - really cute! I love Tina Givens so I wanted to enlarge the photo to see the fabric but couldn't. Can we see a closeup of the pattern of the fabric?