adventures in rayon jersey


[ happy dance. … or is it? ]

2015 will be known as the year I first experimented with rayon jersey. It’s probably not as cool as the kind of experimentation that so many people do in college, but guys, this is a sewing blog, so dial down the coolness expectations.

Anyone else love rayon jersey? Anyone else hate rayon jersey? Me too, on both, and I’ve got evidenceĀ in support of each.

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staple sewing: plantain parade

SONY DSCThis, friends, is what I wear every weekend between October and March: long-sleeved tops, jeans, boots. A fashionista I am not.

The only difference is that this year, I’ll be wearing topsĀ I made, in colors I picked, in the exact right fit and the exact right size. And why make one when you can make three?

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