Sew Simple

It’s been quite some time since I’ve used a Simplicity pattern. A few years ago, I stopped wearing them (aside from costumes, I feel like Simplicity has more options) because they never did fit right without lots of alterations. More recently, Simplicity has come out with a ‘new’ line called Sew Simple – an easy to sew collection that has some ‘trendy’ looks, so I thought I would give one a try. I decided on 1972, a “peasant-style”, knit shirt with a tie belt and fun sleeve ‘detailing’. I think this design is a fun look that can be dressed up or down and a perfect style for fall. I searched my stash and decided on a pretty purple jersey that has wonderful drape – which is going to be important with this style so I don’t look like I’m ‘expecting’. I can’t wait to get started! Anyone else testing out this pattern line?

Project Details:

Pattern: Simplicity 1972

Fabric:
Purple cotton jersey from Sew Much

Materials & Cost:
Pattern……..$1.49
Fabric………$11.19
Notions……..stash
Total……….$12.68

3 thoughts on “Sew Simple

  1. Sharon

    I think it’s going to be cute Stacy! As far as the length goes – I’m starting to notice tops and sweaters becoming shorter. Have you noticed that too? It would make sense especially if pant bottoms flare again to keep proportions balanced.
    Do you know why they name it “1972”? Is it a re-issue?

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