You may have noticed that bodacious number under 'Fabric In' for this year on the sidebar.
I can legitimately claim that 12 yards were purchased for sewing facemasks; I am slowly whittling that down...but the rest represents a lot of wishful thinking.
One of the pieces that I bought early in the year was a printed knit from Gorgeous Fabrics. I can't just make a plain ol' T shirt out of it; I think the impact would get lost. It needs to be a part of something that will set it off...then, if I have any left, maybe I'll make a sleeveless t or something.
I pondered and I pondered...but the pattern that kept coming to mind was
Vogue 9108, the view with the full back (not the criss cross straps):
I read the reviews, thought it over, read the reviews again, pondered a bit, and then finally went looking through the stash to see if I had anything that would work with that print.
I think I found enough:
The print 'reads' as light in intensity, for all that the colors in it are bright; I have purple knit that matches the bit of purple in the print and it could work, but I think it would fight the print for attention. The gray is more on the right intensity level, I think. Then the stripe and a bit of blue on the bottom; I've got both a hot pink and a green ribbon; I'll play with it when I get there and see what looks the best.
I think I am just so weary of cranking out masks...and I haven't even made a fraction of what some folks have done...that I'm ready for something a little bit weird and a whole lot fun. My only hesitation is that all of that rayon knit could possibly be heavy and droopy.
If I can just mix a little fun sewing in amongst the masks, I think I will enjoy it all a whole lot more.
And maybe I would quit wandering into temptation on those fabric sites...lol.