Thursday, September 15, 2011


Two months after mum and I drafted my raglan sleeve block, I finally turned it into fabric. Specifically, random fabric lying around in the sewing cupboard that I didn't mind "using up" as a muslin. And what a professional-looking muslin it is!

So what is wrong with this picture?

  1. It's pink.
  2. It's sort of translucent, which is why it's folded a la men's shirts, not modeled by a real human being.
  3. The "white" neckline ribbing does not match the other white bits
  4. All of the above.
Fits great, better than anything I've bought in a store. And so, so soft and comfortable. And even I am satisfied with the workmanship on this one. But will I ever wear it out? Maybe under several opaque layers of winter outerwear. Or as PJs. Or -hey! - I'll palm it off on Fleur!

Ah well. At least I've finished it. On to new unfinished projects now!


  1. If the pink is translucent why not find a pretty lace top to go under it, or over it. The sleeves don't matter if they are see through.
    It is too nice a top to bury under layers of fabric. I love the different colours in it.

  2. Excellent muslin!

    Just a little note from your new follower. I adore your blog and the amazing projects you publish. I will be following quite a few during this school holiday to keep my four year old happy. My baby girl still has a while to go but you can never start them too early :)

  3. I think it would look perfect with a pair of those 80s print shorts. ;) (Colorblocking! Pastel colors a la Miami Vice! Sheer, so your lacy bra shows through a la Madonna! That photo transported me instantly to circa 1984. :) )


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