My family say I look like a teacher in this top so I must have done it right!
I made view E without the side bow. I liked this pattern its very simple and versatile. I cut out size 16 and the only adjustment I made was to take the waist in a little after construction, it needs a bit more taken in but its ok at the moment. I need definition on my waist as it so much smaller than my hips and bust that things just hang off me like a sack and I look pregnant! I omitted the fastening at the back and just sewed up the back seam, I didn't;’t even have to take the shoulders in which I usually have to do. I wouldn't make view E again, the fabric is a bit flimsy and floppy so the ruffle hangs down in a little weird way but its ok. I would probably make view D next and give the waist more shaping.
I had bought 2 different knits with the intention on making a Renfrew or two but then Tasia said she was going to do more detailed posts about the Renfrew pattern so I decided to hold fire on the white with black stripe knit. I decided to use the coloured stripe to make a dress - New Look 6802.
I’m still working on this at the moment and I’ve made quite a few fitting adjustments so once its finished I can post the details of that.
p.s. I really like this Skater Skirt from Boden
Does anyone know a good pattern or method for this? It a wool A-line skirt that when you look at the close-up you can see its pieced together to give the drape. I'm not experienced enough to work out whats going on... help!