So, i've been on sick leave the whole of last week and will be until Thursday this week. And what have i been doing? knitting and reading, plus a tiny bit of sewing-related actions. I've finished a scarf, and i've knit more than half of a cabled cardigan. I've also read some but funnily i seem to have no readable books in my 30+ shelve metres of books.
The sewing activity relates to this pattern:
Hot Patterns, their Plain & Simple Superfantastic Shirt. I've cut the pattern and i've also cut my muslin, which i almost never do. The joke is that i'm making my muslin from a nice white cotton batiste. If it fits, i've got myself a shirt.
I really love the style of the shirt, BUT. It has dropped shoulders (only a tiny bit dropped, but still) and it is quite roomy fit with a pleat in front. These features are such i usually shy away from, being wide shouldered with a considerable bust. Well, well. I'll see. I can always deem the shirt (or blouse, as HP lists it) as home-wear. I'm making the collared version.
Along with this, i bought a few other HP patterns couple of months ago, but this is the first i'm actually making. if it works, i'm