My Helen's Closet Suki Robe
finally got made in May! A couple posts ago I was telling you how I had purchased the pattern and ordered some embroidered cotton from Minerva almost immediately after and then I sat on it for the last few years. Like so many projects I have NO idea what took me so darn long to make it. I was obsessed with the idea of a shortened Suki as a summer cover up for over tank tops and tees after seeing Helen's version on her blog
. Really, it's a bit silly to say, but the thing that held me back was deciding on the length I needed to make the robe. (Told you it was silly! How do I let things like that hold me back?!?!).
This spring I took the fabric back out of it's pile it had been languishing in and put the pattern pages together - oh yes. I'd even printed it out as soon as I bought it. My ridiculousness knows no bounds. Ha... [read more]