HI Loves.. I am SO late in writing this post, but better late than never right? In my defense, I am getting it done before the end of the 1st quarter. so It’s all good.
As always I wanted to reflect on the year gone by, but Jan, Feb and March have come and gone. and I still haven’t sat down and done that.. so here goes:
Here are all my 2016 makes..
Skirts: I was honestly surprised that I only made 3 skirts last year!
Box pleat circle skirt , white linen maxi, and white denim pencil skirt. All three skirts were self-drafted.
Drafting skirts is the easiest if you are interesting in pattern making. I talked about the skirt sloper class HERE
Dresses: I made a total of six dresses (wohoo)
Summer/ Spring: blue repurposed dress, Easter dress, yellow linen dress (maybe I started the dramatic sleeve trend :0)
LBD, Sweater dress, leopard print dress
Pants: Just one: Denim pants
Tops: Tank top, white peplum, scuba knit top, and Leopard print crop top
The animal print top was awesome. I had an AHA moment as I experimented with the neckband on a Monday night and ended up with this amazing tutorial you can check out here:
If you like the video, please subscribe to my youtube channel as I plan on adding a lot more content this year 🙂
Outerwear: I made a boucle/wool blend jacket and a DIY wool cape:
Yes- That is my hair up in a bun and it made me go from 5 feet 4 to 6 feet in a matter of minutes 😀
And finally, sewing for little people!
I made five dresses for my daughter:
linen dress, minnie mouse dress, easter dress and blue dress (I dont think I blogged this one)
I made a 5th dress for her to go using the same fabric as the wide leg denim pants but I never got around to blogging them, but you can see it here
I also did some sewing for Haiti
#DIY dresses for little girls in Haiti 💗 I know lace isn't necessary for someone who doesn't have anything to wear but I feel that clothes should make us feel pretty so I added this #vintage #lace . And this happens to coincide with day 8 of #sewphotohop @houseofpinheiro #fashionbehindtheseams #sewing #isew #haiti
That is ALL Fashionistas.. So what do you say? I think its a good amount of sewing for one year. I dont know that I will ever be content with the amount of sewing I get done, but its nice to look back and reflect on a production and fun sewing year!
Want to see my makes from the previous year? They are documented HERE
I’m still working on that musln peplum I started. I started filming a tutorial on how to ease the princess seams and I have to say, the geeky stuff like lighting and positioning is not my strength, but I will try to bring a clear and concise video to you next week.
Have a LOVELY weekend.