What a great feeling to get a pattern like the classic t-shirt perfected! Everything works-the fit, style and construction techniques. Fabulous work Carla!!!
I’m trying to perfect making knit tops that rival the best of the better retail options. I chose Roz’s
Fractured Light Matte Jersey (Sold Out) because of the design and drape.
I first made View C with some cheap knit I had in my stash. I certainly can wear this version but I felt the bottom was a little to “round” looking. Hubby said it looked too much like a maternity top! That was a jolt that made me change the bottom. I re-drew the bottom to be higher in the front and longer in the back similar to view A.
To be certain of the front/back length, simply find the center point you want it to hit in the front and the back and then hand draw the shape. My final pattern is perfect. I used the retail neckline finish as I learned in the Craftsy class I mentioned in a previous post. Also, using the cover stitch machine for the sleeve and bottom hems really adds a professional finish!
Great looking T shirt! I love how the diagonal seam on the front "fractures" the print of the fabric and the high low hem.
Love this! Looks great!
Carla,This look fantastic. Love the fabric. And the length is just right.
Love your top! I am about to start making my tunic length top with this fabric. Getting ready to pre-wash, but am scared of shrinkage. Maybe I won't pre-wash it.