My first go at the lovely #scouttee by @grainlinestudio Glad I made this toile as the fit is not quite right for me. Whilst it does actually look quite nice (yay!), and is also just the top I was after (double yay!), I do have major T-Rex arm issues and it’s a bit snug. So, I think A) I could maybe try it in a knit? And/or B) add 1” or so to the centre fold line(?), but I also, and more challengingly need to make the arms a bit bigger (and maybe an FBA). 🤔 So I need to do some research in how to do this. I LOVE that it has set in sleeves - which I found challenging as I can’t remember the last time I attempted them (or even if I have attempted them!?). I should say that I am outside the size range, but within the finished garment size - therefore almost zero ease - which is obviously my issue (and expected - no fault of the pattern). So whilst initially I felt the negative emotions I often feel when shopping, I then had a think and realised that with a bit of thought and adjustment I CAN make this work, just have to figure out how - and that’s what’s so good about sewing (and as I mentioned, I kind of expected it to be snug). I definitely recommend this pattern, and hope to have it perfected some time soon. 😉
PS. Sorry this post is so long!
PPS. I know the sleeves are upside down 🙄
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