I’m Back!

Hey there! I had a baby! Amazingly she’s already 10 weeks old. I’m so glad to be able to wear some of my handmade wardrobe again. Happy to say the maternity t-shirts I made have been getting plenty of wear. Here’s a favorite combo now that our weather is warming up: a Linden top and a knit half circle skirt.

linden_front

The Linden top is made from a printed knit from Stonemountain. I love the way the print works with the raglan sleeves. I’m tempted to try this pattern in a woven next – maybe a Nani Iro double gauze?

linden_arms

The skirt is made from my favorite eco bamboo knit, also from Stonemountain. It is a little bit clingier than I would like but otherwise lovely. I used Megan Nielsen’s free circle skirt pattern to make the skirt but instead of a full circle I made a half circle.

linden_back

So, sewing with a newborn… Over the last few weeks I’ve sewn a t-shirt and cut out a skirt. Not the speediest sewing but it feels great to squeeze in a little creative time. Now I’m off to wait for the next elusive baby nap to put together my new skirt.

Details: Grainline Linden view B, sz2 graded to 4 at waist, removed 1″ from center front & back, shortened 1″, used 3/8″ SA, Megan Nielsen Veronika skirt sz S, used 1 1/2″ elastic and only 1/2 circle

6 comments

  1. Inder says:

    You’re back!!!! YAY! And lookin’ great, too! I love this Linden top – I have been pondering whether I should try the Linden as a top, since I wear my sweatshirts to death – I think you just convinced me!

    • pinned says:

      Definitely try it! The best part is the sizing is just like the sweatshirt so no guessing about fit. Can’t wait to see yours!

  2. donna says:

    Congratulations! Also, that fabric is awesome and looks so cool with raglan sleeves. Very nice!

  3. Fröbelina says:

    Congratulations, it’s great to see you again, especially with such good news and beautiful clothes 🙂 You’re looking great! 🙂

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