Check out this lovely linen Gemma with a contrast binding that we whipped up while Jess was in the studio last week! Using a different fabric for armhole and neckline bindings is a great way to jazz Gemma up. I think a solid tank with a printed bias binding would also be really cute.
This tank was a made with a linen from J0Ann (same linen as this Geranium, actually) that I’ve had for awhile, and a lovely muted yellow double gauze from Pink Castle Fabrics here in Ann Arbor. I think it’s Lecien? Not sure…
I love how linen is both crisp and flowy. It does have the tendency to wrinkle and crease, but it’s comfy and lightweight. Jess had already stuffed this tank into her suitcase before I got a chance to take photos, so she pulled it out and gave it a quick press before snapping these. It hardly seems worth it to fully iron linen, though. Embrace the wrinkle!
It’s been great to see your Gemma tanks popping up all over the place online!! You can share your photos in my photo pool, on Instagram (use the #gemmatank tag so others can find it) and on Facebook (hey did you know there’s a new Made by Rae Facebook group? Request a join to share photos and get ideas and advice from the rest of the group!).