Wardrobe planning is one of my favorite pastimes. I love clothes and I love sewing, but I'm not always the best at styling or putting outfits together. Pinterest is indispensable to me when it comes to that kind of thing. I'm very visual and I often need to see an outfit to "get" it. No matter what kind of outfits I browse, it seems like there is one wardrobe staple that shows up regularly: the black and white striped t-shirt.
How many striped tees do you see?
I'm not quite sure how it's possible, but I did not own one of these shirts! I've been keeping my eye out for just the right fabric and finally found what I wanted at Urban Rag Trader
on Etsy. This lightweight jersey is actually a deep navy and white stripe, and the small scale stripe is perfect.
This was sort of a back-burner project because I didn't know what pattern I wanted to use. I was thinking... [read more]