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Pattern Review: The Aurora Tee by Hey June

For Christmas last month I received an overlock machine, and so I decided to embark on my virgin voyage with a Singer serger. I had bought some jersey knit a few months back from Imagine Gnats, a gray with a sort of eyelet lace inset stripe that I knew would be a cute tee, along with another complementary floral print. I just needed a T-shirt pattern that incorporated two different fabrics into the design.

Pattern Review: The Aurora Tee by Hey June, via Indiesew | Right Sides Together

And then I discovered the Aurora Tee by Hey June on Indiesew, and I knew it had to be. The Aurora Tee is a slouchy top with dolman sleeves and an optional contrasting inset at the sides. It has a curved hem (more on that in a bit) and was the perfect pattern to try out Sergio, my new serger. So I got to work threading the damn thing and drinking wine and doing about a million test runs to figure out the tension.  (more…)

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