Saturday, October 27, 2012

Catching Up...

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I should have been working on costumes this week but instead, I checked off another item of clothing that I was supposed to have sewn during KCWC....a knit top for K.

 
Pattern:  Ottobre Design 01/09 #34 "Sorja Slim Fit tee"
Size:  140
Fabric:  Rib Knit from The Fabric Fairy (purchased earlier this year)
Mods:  Scooped the neckline lower and lengthened the body/sleeves

This pattern is one I first used in 2009 for K in the exact same size.  K has grown taller in 3 years but not much bigger around!


Sorja Slim fit T
2009
 The size 140 is actually a little big through the shoulders and underarms as you can see in the back photo...
 
 
 It's a good basic knit top and is a lot like the RTW tops that K prefers to wear.
 
And I did do a little costume work on Friday...
 

 
The top is one of P's pj tops and I cut up a pair of K's outgrown brown leggings for the fringe.  I used a 3.5 stitch so that once Halloween is over I can easily remove the fringe.  The headdress is a felt band with elastic in the back.  I hot glued tall feathers on the front and then covered that with felt.  Then I glued  smaller feathers on top and on the 2 long strands hanging down on either side.  He wore this to his school's Halloween dance last night.;)
 
I still need to make him some tan pants (I enlarged the Sandbox pattern yesterday afternoon) and make M's costume.  That'll be this weekend's project...as long as Hurricane Sandy doesn't knock out the power!
 



14 comments:

  1. I love this top! The fit looks great. I would love this for me. :)

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  2. You've given me inspiration to sew some knit tops.
    Fun costume for P too. Hope you keep power and get the other costume done. I know our power will go off. It always does even with a light breeze or rain. This storm is going to be a doozie.

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  3. That is so funny it is the same size! Still looks great on her.

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    1. I do think I probably took that in a bit on the sides...but it was 3 years ago so I don't remember exactly!lol Thanks, Brittney!

      C

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  4. Well done for catching up on KCWC, Cindy. I live in long sleeved t-shirts like that. P. looks very happy with his fun costume...

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  5. I love this top - the shape etc, and the fabric is lovely
    I hope that the hurricane misses you!

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    1. Thanks, Justine! I think *fingers crossed* that the worse weather has now passed us.

      C

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  6. I hope hurricane Sandy didn't knock out the power

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  8. I love K's top! Isn't it a real treat when you don't have to trace a pattern and can just get on with sewing? Great costume on P. I hope Sandy won't affect you to badly.

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    1. Thank you, Angela! Yes...not having to trace a pattern makes it much easier to get to the sewing.:)

      C

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  9. I like the "new" neckline to the top. Makes it a little more modern. I think I used that pattern as a PJ top for my boys back when my Otto mag collection was small.

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