I set up this blog back in 2014 when I participated in Goodbye Valentino’s RTW Fast – I successfully completed the RTW Fast, but never really blogged about the garments I made. I love following all the wonderful sewists out there, their blogs, and the beautiful garments everyone makes. It can start feeling somewhat stalker-like though following everyone else’s blog and not contributing anything myself. Yikes! So it’s a new year and there’s no better time to jump back in and start documenting the things that I make . . . and hopefully contribute in my own little way.
I always have a lot more sewing projects on my to-do list than I could possibly complete – and they change a lot throughout the year – so rather than making real specific sewing goals for 2017, I’ve come up with a list of guidelines I’d like to target for 2017:
My 2017 Sewing Targets:
- Make most of my clothes – I’m not going to completely give up buying RTW, but I’ve found that the more I sew, the less happy I am with RTW anyway, so I’m going to try to plan ahead for events and the clothes I need and make most of them.
- Sew from my stash – my fabric stash has gotten out of control, so I need to start using more of the fabric that I already have. Plus, this will make room for new fabrics. J
- Incorporate more prints and colors – most of my wardrobe consists of solids and a lot of the same colors. That’s just who I am, but I’m going to try to branch out a little and start incorporating more colors and patterns . . . we’ll see how that goes. Baby steps . . .
- Garments that I’d like to make this year:
o Denim Jacket
o Work Trousers