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Woven T-Shirts

purple woven tee

I whipped up a couple of woven tees last Saturday afternoon. I used my bodice block and simply took out the darts. I started with a drapey purple fabric (likely rayon) that I had recently pulled out to make my Chevrons, Colorblock, and Derp Skirt. I added a little pocket to the chest to give it some interest.

blue woven tshirt

The second shirt I made a bit longer with a V neck. I’m afraid that with the blue color and the V-neck it looks a scrub top.

piping in neckline

I added pink piping to the neckline to spice it up. Here’s where the ends join.

ethnic print woven tee

The third shirt I lengthened the sleeves to show off the stripe in the fabric.

contrast back on woven tee

I widened the back a bit and added darts. I cut the back out of a different fabric because I didn’t quite have enough of the main fabric to fit it all.

bias tape neckline

I played around with how to finish the neck. For the purple shirt, I made a facing. For the second shirt I used double fold bias tape partially open so it is wide enough to act similar to a small facing.

bias tape on neck facing
For the third shirt, I used double fold bias tape folded all the way over.

All three shirts I made from gift fabric. The three main fabrics were from a friend about a year ago and the yellow backing was a recent gift. Thanks to both of the lovely ladies that gave me the fabric!

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