Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Finishing school

Look what I made yesterday!So, before you say "Big deal, Katie, It's just a tee shirt,"
take a peek at those clean finished seams. Why, yes, this tee was made entirely on a serger.
No, I didn't take the plunge and get one. My good friend, Beth let me come over and play with hers. She has a Pfaff 5 thread coverlock. It is lovely. And she's going to let me babysit it for her while she is on vacation this month, so I will get to play some more. I'm really going to want one after this...

She also surprised me with this!
She's going to teach me to knit!! I am so excited! My mom and sister both knit - my sister is quite the knitter and makes amazing things - and I have wanted to learn for some time. I can't wait!!

3 comments:

  1. Wow, good job on that T-Shirt! The fit is great! My BFF got a serger last Christmas and neither one of us has yet to make anything using knits. But we are loving having the nice clean finished seams on our projects!

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  2. Jealous,jealous, jealous! I miss my serger...a piece broke and I found out they don't make it anymore. My machine is age-ed!

    I love the fabric and the sleeves. Did you post the pattern or is this all in your head?

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  3. Thanks, ladies!

    Amanda - This is my copy of Shade.com's scoop neck cap sleeve under tee - I just added a one inch band at the sleeve and neckline - mostly b/c I was lazy and didn't want to hem!

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