it's time for the....tumble...tumble....tumble.....TUMBLE TEE PATTERN TOUR!
we're so excited today to be part of the tumble tee pattern tour for the lovely rachael of imagine gnats new pattern! i heart the tumble tee. seriously gals...this top/dress is sooooo fast to whip up and the kiddos just adore it! it's comfy, easy to make, versatile and i get to sew with knits! wahoo!! it's been too long since i got busy sewing with some new knits and it's sure been fun to get bit by the knits bug again.
the tumble tee pattern is easy to follow with clear instructions, pattern pieces, tips and techniques for sewing knits and ways to add your own flair to the tumble tee. we opted for the tee version to try it out because my oldest has a sensitivity to a lot of clothes. i was a tad worried she may not like too many seams so i opted to go with the easiest one so if it bugged her i could whip up a different version or one for the wee one instead.
i made mine with a finished neckline but unfinished armholes and hem. we looooove it like that. it's casual, yet still finished. it fits her great and she wore it the whole day as soon as i was done sewing it! in fact - true to her style i got it off the machine and she preceded to wear it and stain it! good thing this momma got pics before she played hard in it..lol.
oh the joys of motherhood...stains and all.
the knits i used for my tumble tee are both from our sponsor girl charlee. i bought them on a whim when choosing my knits for this project. i had other prints in mind but then spotted the floral print and swooned. i'm feeling it and so are my girls. and of course i had to throw some coral in there too! fun right!
if you want to treat yourself to some new knits make sure to pop on over to girl charlee and use coupon code "LUVMOMMY" for 10% off your oder!
the coupon expires at the end of october so it's just in time for some serious back to school sewing. i know i'm doing some big time planning on what i'm going to be making for my girls this fall. school is just around the corner.
i think this is a great beginner project for those looking to jump into sewing with knits and also a GREAT basic for any child's wardrobe. it's fun and fast - a win/win in my book!
>> PATTERN <<
- tumble tees pattern by rachel of imagine gnats
>> FABRIC <<
- coral orange solid cotton jersey knit (sold out) and peach/minty floral cotton jersey blend both from girlcharlee.com
>> NOTES <<
- i sewed up the size 5 for my girlie.
- we did a finished neckline but an unfinished armhole and hem.
- we opted for the split front and a solid back.
- no modifications made.
you can buy a copy of the tumble tee pattern here and follow along with the rest of the tumble tee pattern below! yay! we can't wait to make more!
8.5 Sew Sweetness & The Crafty Kitty
8.6 One Girl Circus & luvinthemommyhood
8.7 Sew Delicious & Living with Punks
8.8 girl like the sea & Suburbia Soup
8.9 Buzzmills & Miss Matatabi
8.12 Alida Makes & Max California
8.13 Crafterhours & Kitschy Coo
8.14 La Inglesita & sew chibi
8.15 EmmylouBeeDoo & LBG Studio
8.16 Petit a Petit and Family & girl. Inspired