Sketchy Star Shirt

I designed this Sketchy Stars fabric at Spoonflower to use for this shirt. This was a much more complicated design than my Simple Bicycles, since I had to make sure the stars repeated in the way I wanted them to without weird tiling lines.

I used my Vintage V-Neck pattern in a size 3, since Bean is right between sizes 2 and 3 right now. Room to grow. I was able to cut this out of just a fat quarter of fabric. You could easily do the same with sizes 18m-2T, but as you can see in the picture, 3T is the max you can go on this fabric out of a fat quarter.

The sleeves are made from leftover fabric I had after I made Tater his Perfect Polo , and the neck is ribbing I had sitting around. I decided to add cuffs to the sleeves to bring the red color down as well.

I had a grand plan to have Bean do his photos in the same area where sister-in-law and I shot the pictures for the Easy T-shirt Skirts, but this is the best shot I got of him.

Despite my sister-in-law’s antics, we couldn’t even get a smile out of him, nor could we get him to uncross his arms. On the plus side, you can see the fabric pretty clearly. 
So, who has a story about a failed photo shoot? Please share – so I know I’m not alone. 

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  1. Joelle says

    Might I ask which type of fabric you used? I assumed knit, but went to order some and that isn’t an option (unless I’m missing it somehow?). Thanks!
    joellemarie72 at yahoo dot com

  2. says

    Failed photo shoot? Always. I am luck if I can get a good photo of my clothes. I am naturally bad at photography and my kids do not like doing them. So, my blog’s biggest weakness is the photos.

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