Here are the two latest additions my summer wardrobe.
The pink print is your standard V-neckline with one important change. I bring the point of the 'V' up about an inch, as I really don't like exposing my cleavage. My last name isn't Kardashian, so leaving nothing to the imagination, just isn't my thing. Something my dear sainted mother pointed out when I was 13-14 was, if you wanted to be treated like a lady, look like one and act like one. It rang a bell, along with, you are responsible for any child you procreate until that child is 18. Do you remember how old 18-year olds were when you were 13-14? E-gads, they were almost as ancient as my parents! LOL And did you know that a V-neckline has a slight curve to it? I didn't until I took that pattern making seminar.
The green Hawaiian print's neckline was inspired by a pattern I saw when I was making sure I was spelling Butterick correctly last week. That was pretty easy to do. I took the front opening for the slit-neckline and using the lid off the rice storage container as a template I drew a slight curve on the facing. Then I laid it down on the front of the shirt matched up the neck line and sewed it on leaving about two inches unsewn so I could attach the back facing and sew up the shoulder seams before finishing the rest of the shirt.
I am reorganizing and cleaning the kitchen so I maybe off-line for a while. I need to make room for Sister Suzy moving in with her stuff in July.