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Liesl+Co Chai Tee - Take One

I was immediately drawn to the Liesl + Co Chai Tee pattern when it came out last year - it was simple without being boring, it could be made with both knit and woven fabric, and was exactly what I needed in my wardrobe. I didn't actually get around to making it until a few weeks ago, although I bought some knit fabric just for that pattern last fall.

After doing my usual online research to see what others have said about it, I thought maybe I'd need to make a muslin, but didn't want to hunt down inexpensive knit fabric here just for that. Then I found a piece of yellow knit fabric hiding in my stash that I'd used several years ago for a maternity dress (before I knew anything about sewing with knits) and had just enough to squeeze out a Chai Tee!

I made a size S (A/B cup) with no modifications, and much to my delight, it fit perfectly and I can actually wear it out of the house! I loved sewing it - it's straightforward with the usual detailed instructions from Lies…

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