|The only sailing I've done is through books.
I don't know why I procrastinate on the "drafting" pattern hacks. Every time I do one I think, "Whoa! That was easier to figure out than I thought!" I held my TNT knit top pattern up to me to get the curve placement in the correct spot then traced over those lines to make the top part of the pattern.
I don't know about you but a lot of my projects evolve as I work on them. Cake Pattern's stripe inspiration soaked through with the contrasting neck and sleeve bands which lay much better in real life than they do on the dress form.
I had fun with the topstitching as well. But the pieces de resistance was when I remembered I had these buttons in the stash! Just in case you weren't sure of its nautical roots yet...
I forgot to take a picture of the V in the back. Needless to say it is fabulous too! I can't wait for summer and the fun I'm going to have with all my new tops.
How's the May Stashbusting going for you? Did you go with the theme or are you working on your own projects? Are you enjoying our long weekend? Getting any sewing done?