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Made by a Fabricista: Pink, pink, pink!

Hello all!  I hope this finds you safe and healthy!
For this month's post, I wanted to use this unbelievably gorgeous chambray linen in this equally gorgeous pink. 

Here's a link to the fabric I used: 




Pink not your favorite color?  that's okay!  FM has so many pretty choices you can see here: Chambray Linen 

I thought his fabric was perfect for summer and once I opened the package, I knew I was right!  This is lightweight, breathable, and so very pretty.  You almost feel like you can float away in this!



With anything that has natural fibers, I will wash and dry, even though this fabric is gentle/hand wash.  My hubby helps with the laundry and if I would forget to put something in the special laundering pile, he'd feel terrible it shrunk and I don't want to risk it.  After making my fabric into a garment, I do my best to follow the manufacturers directions. 


If you are interested, here is a link to the pattern I used: Faith top/tunic



This chambray linen behaved like a champ.  There are pin-tucks down the front that were easy to sew precisely and that ruffle down the front...I simply used the rolled hem option on my serger. Easy-peasy.



Just a closer view! 

This was a fun sew using a great fabric! 

Thanks for reading!
Sue from Ilove2sew!

Comments

  1. Oh, I love this on you, Sue! I need to figure out how to use the rolled hem option on my serger- your ruffles look great.

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  2. Super pretty, ruffles and color together. That fabric looks like a dream to sew.

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