Monday, April 7, 2014

KCW: Unexpected T-Shirt Dress

This little dress came out of nowhere. The happy accident of a well stocked fabric closet, a pattern that I already own, and procrastinating the things on my to-do list. This is the very same vintage knit that I've had slated for O+S leggings, and some hot pink knit from Joann. Its the Figgy's Tee Time for Two, which I know is out of print, but is one of my favorite patterns. This is the 4T/5T t-shirt with a few modifications. I added 1 1/2" to the bottom edge of the t-shirt pattern piece, then added a 4" strip to the bottom of that. From the resulting bottom corner, I added 1 1/2" of  width, then connected that point to the under arm corner. Then made the pattern as directed.
As I was pinning the pieces together, I was thinking something along the lines of "Yikes, this pink is bright...maybe I should use blue...maybe I should go buy some heather grey...maybe I should stop thinking and just sew!?!" I stuck to my guns and saw it through, just to have something in my KCW finished pile. 
Sewn, photographed, worn. Just like that. Everything should be so easy. 


  1. It's very cute. I don't think the pink is too bright. It's perfect for a little girl.

    1. Thanks Masha, I make myself crazy second guessing, but I'm pretty happy with the finished dress.