In an effort to expand my spring wardrobe and do so on a budget, I just purchased my very first Wiksten pattern. Hurrah! I've been crushing on them for so long now. Jenny Gordy of Wiksten just recently released downloadable PDF sewing patterns which make her limited released patterns much easier to snag. I ordered the Wiksten Tank. It seems like to perfect top to carry one from the spring into the summer and will still look fabulous with a cardigan.
|Wiksten Tank Downloadable Pattern, Source|
|Wiksten Tank and Dress, Source|
The design is very simple and it seems to have so many possibilities depending on the fabric that one chooses. It can also be sewn up as a dress, which is really very nice. I'm looking forward to many belted dresses when fall rolls around. But for now, I'll be working with a Kaffe Fassett 100% cotton fabric.
|Kaffe Fassett Asha in Grey, Source|
I've had much luck with Kaffe Fassett's fabrics, particularly his hand-dyed shot cottons. They are a dream to work with and I think that his Asha pattern in grey will prove no different. It seems like just the perfect pattern for spring time.
Have any of you had experience with Wiksten patterns? If so, I'd love to hear about them! Which patterns and what sort of fabrics did you use? I'm so excited about all of the possibilities!