I have been working on this top for a while since the beginning of the contest. I made this polo style top for my youngest son a while ago. (He’s the only male brave enough to allow me to sew for him.) Now, I am doing the same pattern for the fabric stash contest in a green pique knit. The red is a pique also. My son asked me to do this top and make sure the stripes go up and down this time. His words are that they are supposed to be on the right side. Well umm with all the work I done trying to make sure his stripes were on the right side:
Here I was trying to line up the back and get those stripes looking good.
They still ended up on the left side! LOL.
Oh I have an extra model who has to be in photos.
Posing. I know you do not see any buttons on the top. This is because the little munchkin in the previous photo got a hold of the buttons and now I have to buy more. But that’s good because I had matching green buttons and my son said he’d like black better. OK cool, so that gives me a reason to go to the fabric store and catch the President’s Day sale.
Here is the shot from the back. I am kinda liking these stripes. Yeah. And once again, the Dream Girls had to get their shots taken too.
Here is the inside back facing. I am not sure if the pattern called for this part to be interfaced or not. I didn’t refer back to the instructions because I remembered how it went together the first time. I didn’t interface it, though I did interface the front because that part would get lots of handling with closing and opening buttons.
Here are the front and back collars. I wanted the black stripe to be on the edge but that didn’t happen. It’s ok, though, it is still cute and most important, my son likes it. I still have to make that run and get buttons in the morning.
Here is my most professional hem I have ever done on a knit! Pattern Reviewers and some of my most favorite blogs have helped me a lot.
Now I have to get those buttons and put them on.
Ok, so the buttons BEEEN on. I just now made the time to update the blog with photos and the new Ralph Lauren of the Upstate, SC.
Did you catch that?
Let me do it again.
He thinks he’s GQ. You go boy!