My recovery from the effects of COVID have been slow, and other summer events have been wiping out whatever small amounts of energy I’ve had remaining the past few months. But I do love a good Pattern Review Contest, and the Mini Wardrobe challenges always get me thinking. Since I was sort of floating in … More In Which I Foolishly Post Sewing Plans to the Internet
So, my Micro-Mini Wardrobe plans got totally derailed during the month of September. Not because I wasn’t doing a lot of sewing (I was, actually), but because I spent the whole month fitting toiles (or mock ups or muslins, if you prefer). After feeling like I’d spent a lot of time accomplishing nothing and that … More The “I Need a Win” Knit Top
For the month of September, Pattern Review is running a mini wardrobe sewing contest. Typically these contests run a bit longer and require more pieces, but for this year’s contest it only requires 2 bottoms and 3 tops, all which must mix-and-match. Since I need to get together a back-to-work “hybrid” wardrobe (3 days on … More Micro-Mini Wardrobe Sewing Plans?
I’ve been really busy the past few weeks, but when I realized I had a 3 day weekend and enough time to enter the Pattern Review Zoom contest just before the closing date, I found the energy to zip through the next project of my mini wardrobe plans! For this top, I’ve made the M1464 … More Mini Wardrobe Sewing: Top 2 Review
Moving on to the next piece in my mini wardrobe project, I’ve made a new skirt! For this project, I’ve used the BurdaStyle 01/2016 #106 skirt, though I’ve used the length from the #107B style dress rather than making the full maxi skirt. Overall I’m pretty happy with how my version turned out: I think … More Mini Wardrobe Sewing: Bottom 1 Review
So, I had originally hoped to get this mini wardrobe sewn back in 2020 in time for the pattern review contest, but, as predicted in my original post, that did not come to pass. I’m still enamored with this plan, however, so I’m going to whittle away at these garments and see how far I … More Mini Wardrobe Sewing: Top 1 Review