V-Neck Jersey Knit Top with Flowers

Sewing v-neck jersey knit top

The “I have nothing to wear!” war cry sounds again.

I have been so busy painting and doing things around the apartment that my very frugal wardrobe has all but disintegrated. I have a lot of fabric that I have set aside for myself, but haven’t found the time to do anything about it.

Get inspired to make your own v-neck jersey knit top with easy-to-make flowers. It’s the perfect lazy summer top.

Sewing jersey knit top with flowers

But let me share with you something I sewed a while ago. It’s a v-neck tee that I made out of some rib knit I found some super-cheap fabric online.

Back to my tee. The fabric I used is the Poorboy Rib Knit in gray. It is a very soft, stretchy knit, but a serger is a must for this type of fabric. I have tried sewing it without one and there are only limited things that can be done without a serger. I decided to leave the edge on the sleeves and bottom without a hem. I liked the look of the serged edge.

Sewing easy jersey top

Anyway, as I said, I made this one a while ago, I just didn’t show you because it looked so plain, but I had a little accident and spilled something near the neck. I grabbed some scraps of the same fabric and made some flowers (circles stitched together) and leaves and sewed them around the neck, covering the stain. I don’t know why I didn’t do this from the start, it looks a lot better now.

I already finished another top from the remaining yard I had, but I didn’t have time to make photos. I’ll show you later this week.

And I noticed today that I have a disproportionate amount of gray clothes. Am I the only one that likes dressing in gray?

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I look forward to more of your sewing. Cute top!

  2. I'm a fan of grey too, as you may have noticed. I really like your design there.

  3. I like the idea of repairing a tee like that. Nice job.

  4. Anonymous says:

    The tee is very sweet, and those pictures look like you took them from a catalog. Great job!~ Sunny ~

  5. Little Treasures says:

    Love your tee and the little flowery detail at the neckline is really cute!I too like to wear grey and it suits my complexion very well.

  6. Pretty tee :)I like wearing grey too – mixing different shades of grey is cool.

  7. I love and wear a lot of gray. In the summer when I am tan it compliments my skin. In the winter when I am pasty white with yellow undertones to my skin, it successfully makes me look alive. It's staple color in my teacher clothes and my casual clothes!:)

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