Between Christmas and New Year’s, I took some time off of my Oxford Dogma making to indulge in some personal sewing. On my list were:
- a Coco top
- lounge pants
- long sleeve boatneck tee
- long sleeve scoop neck tee
- chambray button down shirt
First, my new Coco
Many months ago I bought some dark blue pique knit fabric, and have been wanting to make a Coco with it. This time with the funnel neck collar, 3/4 length sleeves, and cuffs (my Pinterest inspiration). And a good length for wearing with leggings.
- funnel neck
- 3/4 sleeve with cuff
- lengthened 1 in. at lengthen/shorten line
- used size 3, tapering to size 2 from waist down
- used lightweight twill tape for shoulder stabilizing (next time: align 3/8 in. from cut edge on shoulder seams)
- joining stitch: 75/11 stretch needle, with zig zag stitch set to 1.5 stitch width & 2.0 stitch length
- top stitching: stretch twin needle, 3.5 stitch length
So cute! I love the timeless yet mod look. I like this longer sleeve better than the short sleeve on me — the short sleeve is more blunt and boxy, and the longer sleeve seems more graceful.
And as I was hoping, this Coco looks great with leggings and slim pants.