Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Tiny Pocket Tank

During my uni holidays (which seem like a million years ago *sigh*) I managed to squeeze in a little sewing for my sister Sarah, who unfortunately lives very, very, very, very far away in Toronto, Canada.

This is a guest post by her.

“The best thing about having a sister who sews is having lovely handmade clothes to wear and adorable kid clothes that are the envy of the park. Whether custom made or something that didn’t quite work for her, chic one-of-a-kind items are the best. It’s especially fun to build outfits around them.
For this top, a swingy cotton tank in cobalt and white bird print with some hit of bright pink (I LOVE the neon pink button detail on the pocket) I decided to match it with other brights. Here, in the part of Canada where I live, we’re enjoying the last of the warm sunny days of Summer. This was the perfect outfit for my casual work day and playing with my toddler.

Stretch green skinnies from Urban Outfitters
Yellow tank from unknown
Silver flats from Seychelles Footware (from a few years ago)
Necklace from tiny pretty on Etsy
Nailpolish is Cover Me In Petals in Sephora by OPI. (Don't you love all these details??)"

Thanks Sis for filling the gap while I'm busy working on crappy homework.

For the sewers, the Tiny Pocket Tank is by grainline (I've made it before and I'll make it again!) and the fabric is a lovely Japanese cotton (now sold out) by Sevenberry from Tessuti.

In other news, I've finally managed to find some time tonight to sew and have a dress that has been awaiting a zipper for over 4 weeks, but now I can't find the bloody zipper! I've been searching for over an hour and now have given up. I think it may have been a casualty of a recent clean out, along with one of my university transcripts that I now need. Damn spring cleaning!


  1. What a lucky sister!

    My brother's in Australia and I'm in Canada, too. It is a very, very long ways away, sigh. I miss him.

    Good luck with the schoolwork!

  2. Cute tank, especially the pink button detail.


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