For this look I choose McCalls 4079 for the top. For the fabric I went to Fabric.com and found this Moda Bella Broadcloth in Prairie Blue. It is only $5.98 a yard! That is fantastic. This shirt can easily transition in your wardrobe through all seasons. By making it long sleeve it can be worn rolled up for the warmer days of summer and fall. Then it can be worn rolled down during the chillier days of winter and spring.
For the shorts, I went with another McCall's pattern. This time it is 5391 for the short blue shorts. The fabric I choose is also from Fabric.com. It is a white denim, which is currently on sale for $6.78 a yard. The sale ends on 8/22/11, so hurry and get this fast. If you do not want to use a denim I would also suggest a white cotton twill or even a white linen depending on your lifestyle. Both would be suitable.
In other news tonight is also the Friday Night Sew-In. I did sign up for this challenge, but now I am unable to sew sadly. I am, however, anxiously awaiting the arrival of my second nephew. With that in mind, I think it will be okay that I do not get any sewing done. I am knitting up a storm in the meantime. Tomorrow I will be checking to see what everyone else worked on and hopefully be able to finish a shirt I started for myself last weekend.
Until next time, happy sewing!