Sunday, April 20, 2014

Review: It's Moneta!

So, by now you've heard that Colette released two new patterns: Moneta and Mabel.

I will admit that initially I was underwhelmed. Then I saw the collar extras and was swayed. I needed a quick sewing win as my sewing mojo fades in and out.

I don't have a stash of knits so I had to take a trip to Pacific Fabrics for some french terry. I've never sewn french terry before. I will have to do it again asap. I feel like I'm wearing a nightgown all day. Very comfy.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Review: Butterick 5016

Yay! It's sunny! This weekend has been gorgeous. I spent yesterday in Puyallup at the Washington State Fair with Kris. I rode two roller coasters. This is a big deal since I've never done that before. Seriously. I am a wuss.

I had so much fun that my glasses broke in the process:

Boo. Hiss. Boo.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Feeling Springy.

My sewing mojo may be napping at the moment, but it never hurts to brainstorm. I'm still too pooped to sew. Getting back into the work groove has been tough. I finally managed to finish the hem of my Butterick 5949 (view B with a gathered skirt). No photos yet as I'm so not in the mood for photos right now. But I used this poly crepe de chine from Fabric Mart:

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