This is my second make of this Burda T-shirt. Here are the pictures.
I used Burda pattern 120 from the June 2011 issue - see my first make here. I now have some velour stretch fabric in my stash, as recommended in the pattern, so I was looking forward to using it. I thought my first make of this t-shirt was too baggy so I took it in and made it more fitted. It is slightly too small now but never mind. I actually finished this before I started my Angela Kane shift dress but have only got around to photographing it. I also noticed that one sleeve was slightly longer than the other. I therefore unpicked the hem today and lined them both up. Note for future sleeves - get the tape measure out and make sure the hems match!
I did actually make a third t-shirt after this one in the same fabric. I am not sure why but I decided to make it even tighter! Needless to say it is way too tight so I haven't worn it. I think at that point I was fed up with them having made 3 t-shirts none of which I was totally happy with. That was also one of the reasons why I chose the 2 pattern piece shift dress for my next project. I wanted something easy! Sewing can be trying sometimes. Anyway having come back to the top a few weeks later I have warmed to it a bit more. I have worn it a couple of times since I made it and I will get wear out of it.
I think this is likely to be the last summer garment for this year. I haven't got around to starting my Lonsdale dress. Unless I make a winter version that will probably have to wait for next year now.
I am currently working on another shift dress with a Peter pan collar. I was pleased with how my muslin turned out so I hope that can translate to the finished project as well!
It's the long bank holiday this weekend so it is nice to write a Sunday evening post knowing that I have a day off work tomorrow!