Yep, another summer top for my daughter. What can I say? It only takes slightly over half a yard of fabric to make one of these for her - even Walmart doesn't sell tops this cheap, I'll bet. Although I am paying myself less than sweatshop rates for my labour....
You can't really make out the gathers in this patterned fabric, but I liked the way that it went with the printed twill tape - and my daughter likes the bunnies on the printed twill tape.
It's a good time to be saving some money: the air-conditioning on my car has come a cropper. Here's hoping for cool weather 'til I can get it fixed. I'm a winter person. I can't take the California heat in a car without a/c...
Translation of the day:
UK English: come a cropper = to fail utterly in US English
UK English: skint = broke / poor in US English
As in, I'm going to be skint for a while thanks to this expensive car repair... pah.