Ottobre 01/2011 #33 "Meet-up T-shirt tunic"
Size 146 - omitted the front placket because I don't have time for those things ;-)
Instructions: are great. They are typical Ottobre - short and to the point
Fit-wise it fit just like it was supposed too. It is a tunic so it hits at the hip
(excuse the sun spot - it's that time of day)
Fabric: Top- Kaufman Laguna Stretch Jersey Knit Hot Pink that I got on sale for $2.99/yard at fabric.com. I don't remember how much I used but we will say 3/4 yard because of the sleeves. and Frozen 100% cotton woven. 1/2 yard? I think. $4.10. Total for the top: $6.34
It took me 2.5 hours to sew because I had to switch out thread colors, change up my serger to do the rolled hem, and I used 4 of my machines in different spots on here. K hates it. Like really hates it. She picked it apart for all of 10 minutes and I know she won't wear it. The "ruffly" part is gross (the rolled hem), the material is scratchy, it's too long (like a tunic), I don't want it.
Can I pull my hair out now? Then she and I get into the talk of how I don't want to sew her things anymore because she complains so much about them. To this she cries and says she still wants things from me. But I'm at my "fed up" point. So Black Friday comes along. I buy some clothes for K - cheap crap that is poorly made but name brand nonetheless. She hates them. Too tight, not long enough, too long. Then she realizes I sew for her because things FIT her. Store clothes don't FIT her!! All is well in the world again. LOL.
This top, however, is going to the boneyard, never to be loved by K. (aka. goodwill).
~ Happy Sewing! ~ Kristin ~