Classic striped tee designed with Sure-Fit Designs Dress Kit

I have a serious love of striped tees. Since I prefer comfy clothes, I end up with a lot of tees (both long and short sleeve) and the stripes help add more personality than solid fabrics. Navy and soft white are my favorite pairing, and while I have plenty of those in my closet they… Continue reading Classic striped tee designed with Sure-Fit Designs Dress Kit

Short sleeve scoop neck tee

short sleeve scoop neck tee with rounded hem

After I made a long sleeve scoop neck tee from a pattern I drafted from a ready-to-wear tee, I was so happy with it that I knew there would be more of them in my future. And all of a sudden, it's 100°. Meaning it's time to make a short-sleeve version of it. For a more… Continue reading Short sleeve scoop neck tee

Long sleeve scoop neck tee

neckline detail on red and white scoop neck tee

I've been meaning to make some copies of my Loft long sleeve scoop neck tees for ages. I picked up several of them a few years ago, and for some reason they've all developed little holes in the front, around the area where the waistband of jeans would rub. They're such a wonderful wardrobe staple, and drafting… Continue reading Long sleeve scoop neck tee

Boatneck long sleeve tee in navy

One of my favorite tees is a hip-length black and white striped tissue tee with 3/4 sleeves and a boatneck from Loft. It's a great fit -- roomy enough to be super comfy, yet slim enough to look polished. For this project, I drafted a pattern from it and sewed it up in a nice, soft, navy… Continue reading Boatneck long sleeve tee in navy