May I introduce you to Clare? She’s a sweet simple little top, but I do love her.
Fabric: A Cotton Lawn I believe
Cost: $0, I picked this up as a scrap from a theatre I worked at before Henry was born. There was just enough for a little shirt.
Pattern: New Look 6344
Notes: I love the way this shirt turned out, but it owes a lot for shrinking a bit after being was when it was done. Just like the green dress this pattern is ridiculously large around the back for me. I could easily take out three inches up the center back. It was a quick sew though and I was so happy that I had just enough fabric to make my own bias binding for around the arms and neck – and the pattern was just perfect that the little flowers ran centered through the binding.
Feelings: I’m pretty sure I love this shirt – though if I made it again I’d have to adjust the pattern from this shirt as it is now because of the change in size.
And a big thank you to Christy for giving me a few photography tips – we took advantage of a cloudy day and I’m happy to see my skin is no longer nearly as “Sparkly Vampire” white as it was in those first pictures. Now on to that haircut and a fresh box of color! And much love to my husband who insist that the camera doesn’t do me justice…. oh for the skill of being photogenic.
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