Added Jan 19, 2010
I wanted to make some asian inspired scrubs. I found this really pretty asian looking fabric and this other fabric that has parasols on it. I started this set a while ago, but it went in the to-do-later pile. So I finished it last week. I added a lot of detail to the scrubs: piping, top stitching, hand sewn on usable frog closures, matching fabric buttons, set in small kimono-ish sleeves, french seams, belt loops. I love pockets so besides the 2 pockets on the bottom I added inseam pockets on the top and on the pants. The pants also have side pockets with top stitching. I did not use a pattern. I looked online and drafted from there. The collar has interfacing to keep its shape. The top doesn’t need the belt, but I thought it added to the idea of the top kind of obi-ish. The pants I made a little big so when I wash and dry they will fit perfectly. ( I know I should wash before hand). They were a hit with my co-workers, patients, and families. They stood up the test at work!!!
asian inspired cotton fabric, rust colored cotton fabric (pants and belt loops), parasol cotton fabric, 2 different sizes of peach bias tape, peach piping, small and large white frog closures, make your own fabric button kit, thread, 12 and 14 size universal needles, and of course love. ;.>
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