I jumped at the chance to be part of the Rowan Tee pattern tour because 1) I completely trust Laura and her amazing patterns and 2) this is a staple pattern that I could use over and over and over again. Seriously. The size range covers all three of my children and then some. And then with all the different options I could make it 144 times in 144 different ways! There are long or short sleeves, hood or no hood, shoulder stripe or full arm stripe, kangaroo pocket, regular pocket, cuffs or hems... you get the idea.
I should note too that this pattern is perfect for beginners. Or for someone who has never sewn with knits but is ready to try. Laura goes very in-depth and detailed in her directions. She doesn't leave you guessing about anything!
For the first of many Rowan Tees I plan to make, I chose the long sleeve version with a stripe down the arms. I re-purposed an old purple knit dress of mine and used some stretch polka dot lace I bought at Joann's a while ago. I just overlayed the lace on top of the knit for the stripes and pocket. Then on a whim I decided to use the lace as the neck band and sleeve cuffs as well.
I would love this shirt in my size. How about it Laura?
This is a must have pattern! You won't be disappointed.
The tour finishes off tomorrow but here is where it has been...
I'm back today with more photos and details of my girl's look for STYLO. I feel like I have endless inspiration when I am sewing for Drew, the problem is just narrowing it down to what I am going to make. I love these overalls, the unexpected cropped jacket for fall, and the gold buttons and accents. Scroll to the bottom of the pictures for all the pattern and fabric details.
I am so excited that the newest issue of STYLO is here! Today! This mag is so beautifully put together and it is chock full of kid's style and sewing inspiration. Oh and my children may or may not be in it. And I may or may not have spent hours and hours sewing the clothes they are wearing. I am so proud!
This week I will share here more photos and details about my boy and girl look in the mag so stay tuned... but first go see it all here!