Thursday, September 12, 2013

Sewing Plans

As I stated in a previous post that I have decided to get a little smarter with my sewing.  I am developing a sewing plan for fall garments.  Each time I make that declaration other things start to creep up that try to put a little hitch in my giddy up, not to worry, I am not going to let them this time.
I begin by pulling some of the fabrics that I want to sew first and I am starting a list:

2 black pair of dress pants, lined
2 pencil skirts, one black and one navy
2 skirts made out of the various pieces of wool in my stash
2 button up white shirts
Shirt dress
3 color blocked dresses, not sure of the color combinations at this moment
3 lined pant suits
2 coats, the current boxy shape and another 3/4 length
2 or 3 cardigans, one or two in the traditional style and another in the wrap style

I know this seems like quite a lot but I am pushing myself to get back to the day when I would make a garment a day just because.  My closet is boring right now and I need to add some life to it.  I have made myself a promise that I will not purchase one single garment as everything I on my list, I want to make it myself. 

This list does not include the 4 garments that my youngest daughter has requested, she will be home to visit me this weekend for a whole week. I will pump her stuff out and add a couple of my easier pieces in as well.

This should keep me pretty busy...Hopefully in a week I will have something to post.

As always, Happy Sewing.


  1. You are to be commended first because you WROTE your plans down. I'm operating out of a list in my head that keeps changing and changing. I commend you secondly because you have such an aggressive fall list. Aggressive, but I think you are more than capable of finishing it. I can't wait to see your results!

  2. I would LOVE having a room large enough to put my cutting table in the middle of the floor!

  3. I always have a lots of plans, but they just pile up, LOL
    Do keep in touch.
    have a fabulous weekend


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