Added Jul 11, 2010
Miami, Florida, ...
I purchased a ton of fabric for my birthday to make myself a new wardrobe.
My latest creation is a simple white t-shirt, appropriate for the hot summers here in Miami. For this particular project I definitely wanted a pludging neckline, a great fit, sex appeal and something different. Since I can never find coordinating jersey strips to finish the edges of my t-shirts, I used bias binding (tape). I used it to create the military stripe across the shoulders, the neck-line and added two (2) tails. Initially, I had a plan to make the two (2) tails functional, but I wasn’t quite sure I would be able to get the look that I wanted or excute it well enough. So they are purely decorative and this is why I call it the Bishop’s Tee, because the two tails (2) reminds me of a Clergy’s collar.
I also considered using a different color thread to give it some interest, but I didn’t want to jeopardize the versatility of the shirt. I wanted to make sure I could wear it with any and everything.
Jersey, bias binding