FO: Green Plantain v.2

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Sewing with knits is so satisfying, you can make something in no time at all. Fortunately, there were no freak accidents this time round. The only tweaks I made were to raise the neckline by 2.5 cm, decrease the bodice by 2 cms and sew a 1 cm seam allowance around the neckline to make it slighter wider.

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Check out the stripes matching down the side seam. I got away with making my Plantain from just a metre of fabric as it was 60 inches wide. It’s not as stretchy as my first version and is a little tight around the bust. I think I’ll need to do a FBA on fabrics that don’t have much stretch.

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I’m so impressed by this pattern, hurrah for Deer and Doe. I’m going to fill my wardrobe with Plantains. It’s the new Sorbetto.

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4 Responses to FO: Green Plantain v.2

  1. gingermakes says:

    This is so cute! I love the fabric! I like your changes to the neckline, too. I’ll have to try them out!

  2. gillbla says:

    That’s great fabric. I’m in awe of anyone who can even remotely sew, let alone that well! Wish I could make things like you!

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