Happy almost 2015!
I thought I’d pop in here with one last little post for the year. This is a Nessie top in a size 6, made a couple of months ago. It was intended for Ellery, but Coco laid eyes on it as soon as it was done, and snatched it up as her own before Ellery got home from school one day. I never know which handmades the kids will love- I was surprised how quickly Corinne claimed it her own! And not to cause any drama, I told Ellery it was a shirtdress for Coco because I could see her eyeing it. She bought it. Reluctantly. Oh, Sisters….
Anyway, It’s a great little pattern from Jess of Craftiness is Not Optional. In fact, this is the 4th Nessie I’ve made. I got kind of addicted to making them one day, and just busted them out like a motha.
The other 3 are in such heavy rotation, that they are pretty much always in the dirty pile, and I keep forgetting to get pictures!
It’s such a fast sew, and I really like the shape of it. It’s sort of swingier-looking than a regular old tee, and I love the 3/4 sleeve option- which is what I did here. Though, it’s sort of a funny length on my Coco bean.
The floral knit is from Girl Charlee, and the dark teal is from my homie, Joann. I used it in a little corduroy-knit top for one of my first ever KCW posts back in 2011. I feel old!
It’s funny- I remember racing through the sewing of this one because we had to get Ellery off the bus- I didn’t even hem it. But, Corinne wears this all.the.time. And I think I actually like it sort of oversized on her skinny frame. I’d like to make a few more of these for her in a smaller size, but keep the length. I just love that she loves it!
Thanks so much for reading our blog- we love you! Happy New Year! See you in 2015.
8 thoughts on “A Stolen Nessie”
So pretty! Love how you bust things out like a motha.
like a motha! that’s what i was gonna say!
Happy New Year! Thank you for taking us along on your 2014 ride, and we look forward to the same in 2015!
I love her laughing pic! Thanks for sharing your sewing journey. I love you too, happy new year! Cheers to more sewing adventures!
this is so so cute!! happy new year!
It’s so adorable on her! and I know ALL about sisters squabbling over clothes, lol!
Happy New Year! As much as a love sewing for my little boy, this post makes me wistful for sisters! I’m sure my sister would have loved to swoop in and claim my things 🙂 This was also good motivated to get this pattern printed out and give it a try sometime. It looks like a fun shape.
It is pretty darn cute – I love that she made off with it! Happy new year, homie!!