I sewed up my first bra just over two years ago. It was a long-line bralette made with the Watson pattern by Cloth Habit. It still gets occasional wear, but after a two-year hiatus, I was ready to jump back in and try again, this time with a “real bra” complete with underwire.
A while ago I made the dangerous decision to sign up for Craftsy’s mailing list. I get occasional emails from them, now, advertising classes and sewing kits. Right before mother’s day, I was tempted enough to open up the email and click on a link. About an hour of browsing later, I ordered two kits. The first became my mom’s mother’s day present, the other, this dress.
Last year for Mother’s Day, I made my mom a floral purple tank top. This year, I knew I wasn’t going to be able to see my mom in person for Mother’s Day, so I had to up the ante. This shirt is a sleeveless version of the Granville Shirt by Sewaholic Patterns. Continue reading