Added Feb 25, 2010
Upstate, South C...
Handsewing.. argh! I’ve got to work on it. I love the whole aesthetic behind Alabama Chanin’s work. This is my attempt. The gray jersey is new, but the blue is recycled. I used a dress pattern I had to help me make the pattern pieces for the tee, mainly to place the princess seams. This is the first time I tried my hand at any kind of embroidery or reverse applique— I read about it on Alabama Chanin’s blog. I really enjoyed making this. There is something very relaxing about sitting back and sewing only with needle and thread — not using a machine.
Cotton Jersey, embroidery thread
Pattern of the Week
The oversized shape has a cool bell shaped silhouette with a wide body and fitted sleeves
Stock up on our favorite BurdaStyle patterns sewn in white!
Learn How to Sew Knits Successfully With a Sewing Machine
Join Meg Healy in this 6 Week Course, we have just re-opened enrollment for a limited time!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Take a look at Meg's 2014 Mash Ups, and get the special pattern bundle that includes them all
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.