japanese scouts x2

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i started sewing for myself just as the weather began warming here last year, and was on a major tank kick the whole summer.  i did knit, woven, split back, dress and peplum versions of some great basic tank patterns–the sorbetto (free!), the wiksten, and the tiny pocket variety.  a basic tank pattern is very adaptable and great to have.  while i’m not over tanks by any means, sometimes i did have trouble with the fit despite how basic they are–gaping armholes, low cut necks, too boxy or unflattering.  while i do recall getting one of those patterns tweaked just right, i decided this year to play around with a tee pattern for a change.  you’ve already seen a few versions of this awesome pattern, a double gauze, a knit and a rayon, and today i have two more, my two new favorite shirts! Continue reading