I've been sewing a lot this month. I got sidetracked from doing Kids Clothes Week. I partly blame not being able to find a contrasting material I liked and partly because I sprained my ankle the Sunday it started. I had to take a few days off from sewing and limit trips to buy fabric. BUT, I have since remedied the fabric situation so I might just have my own week. Instead, I've been sewing for myself.
I don't know why, but when I got this material, I was set on it being a racerback tank. I followed Noodlehead's tutorial and copied a tank I already had. A few issues - needs a little less arm hole in the front and a little more in the back; and the neck is a U instead of just being a scoop. But I like it and am feeling better and better every time I sew a knit.
Approx cost: $4
I made the right, copied off the one of the left with a few less gathers. You'd think sewing for myself would mean clothes that fit but it's a little tight. I'm still figuring fit out.
Approx cost: $11
I love this one. I loosely copied a Lole T I really wanted to buy but didn't. The material is very lightweight. I had some trouble getting the neck to lie down flat. It's still a little odd but better after topstitching with a double needle. It's wider than I would do next time. I don't know what's going on at the shoulder in the picture, there's no seam there. All in all, I'm pretty happy. It's such a pretty material, different for me. Good different.
Approx cost: don't have the receipt anymore but less than $10