I laid in bed the other night, trying to fall asleep and thinking about what my next project should be. As I was drifing off to sleep, I envisioned using my Joann bargain fabric from the other day and making it into Simplicity 4112, the Built By Wendy button-down shirt and sash and using some of my wonderful, stashed pinstripe fabric for a pair of Jalie 2561 pants.
I washed my new poplin fabric, cut it, and began sewing. I got as far as the facing and then got stumped. Either I was tired, this was a fairly new technique, or the directions were a bit on the poor side, but I think that I may have goofed up the notch on the facing portion of the shirt. I may have corrected it (my garment doesn’t look exactly like the pattern photo), but I won’t know for sure until I attach the collar. After fiddling with the facing, I put it away for the rest of the day.
I still have a vision of wearing this top with a tailored pair of black pinstripes, but we’ll just have to see how the rest of the instructions pan out. I’ve put up a link for this project on the sidebar and I’ll be keeping you posted on it’s progress.