I find Today's Fit designs a little quirky. Vogue's writers describe it like this: "Semi-fitted blouse. Shirred effect is caused by elastic sewn to seams. Optional trim or cording. Optional sleeve tabs." Today's Fit sizing is also a little quirky. Sandra Betzina devised a whole new table of measurements that seem to suit me quite well. One of the things I like about this pattern is the many options it provided. It can be color-blocked or solid, trimmed or untrimmed, long or capped sleeves, buttons or snaps. I chose individual options, but I like the gestalt of this blouse. I couldn't name a particular feature that appealed to me, but I knew I had to have this top.
I used my favorite summer fabric - LINEN! I love sewing and wearing linen, in spite of the wrinkles. This color is not the best for me, but I loved it on the bolt. Still, I'm happy with this top because it represents a change for me. I usually sew Burda and I usually stick to