How was your weekend?
Saturday as usual involved the usual round of rugby and soccer in the morning, a little sewing in the afternoon followed by some serious Crusaders versus Reds rugby on Saturday night. On Sunday I managed to fit in a walk in the sun, a little baking with my youngest and finally finished the ugly suit...yah! The ugly suit is a hideous costume I have made for my sons schools production. It is made of furnishing fabric and frayed like you wouldn't believe. I will try to get a photo of it tomorrow before it is out of my hair for good. I also finished a dice that my teenage daughter requested for her room. What she intends to do with it I have no idea but I suspect someone else has already claimed it!
Today I had my son's parent teacher interviews and wore my new top. I have a love hate relationship with this pattern. It is the same pattern I used for the dress last month. Because the neck was a little revealing for my liking I added 4cm to the width of the neck and reduced the bodice length by 1.5cm because I felt it sat a little low. I also took 1.5cm out at the back neck because the neck opening was a little wide and added a little to the hips to make it a little less fitting. To add a little detail I ran a strip of elastic up each sleeve on the inside for a gathered look. The only thing I am a little disappointed in is the fabric which I think might pull badly.