Tag: SWAP2018

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SWAP: What Went Wrong

Remember back when I was all about making myself a capsule wardrobe that was super coordinated around 3 colors with some accent prints thrown in? That feels like a lifetime ago. But I had plans! I sketched them out! I put them on Instagram:   View this post on Instagram …
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You’re the Boss! Recap

Today I’m over at The Monthly Stitch with the results of the “You’re the Boss” challenge, and details of this skirt,chosen by you! I knew it was going to be the winner, and it won by a huge margin: The McCall’s Patterns didn’t even stand a chance. Do you think …
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SWAP Fail – Another Circle Cardigan Story

In my last post, I mentioned that the mauve floral fabric was a contender for one of the “accent” prints for my Sewing with a Plan capsule. And because I wear my original Circle Cardigan ALL THE TIME, I figured one in a floral Liverpool might be useful, too. Because …
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Feb18 Recap

For the second month in a row, I feel like I spent ALL OF MY FREE TIME at the sewing machine. I have finally started forcing myself to take an hour long lunch break and just stop completely once my husband gets home from work. I don’t know when I …

The Lounge Pants – New Look 6399

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m celebrating by rocking my first successful SWAP pattern—AND THEY’RE PANTS! I’ve had so many fails with my multiple attempts at several pieces in this capsule wardrobe that I was so happy when something finally just worked! Who would’ve thought the first pattern to actually come to …
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Jan18 Recap

I gave myself some lofty goals for January. I was super excited for the new year, and that added to my ambitions. And I’m proud to say I’ve met most of my goals! The plans were: SWAP cardigan and skirt: Accomplished…but they both turned into non-wearable muslins due to all …

Feb18 Plans

Vector Graphics by Vecteezy.com February!! I’m excited for this month. There’s Valentine’s Day and love and also El Husbando and I share another little anniversary because we celebrate every little milestone. I have a new resolution too! I’ve talked about Beerocrats TV before. We produce shows weekly and most episodes …
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2018 Sewing Challenges and Prompts

Looking for sewing inspiration? Below is an ongoing list of 2018 sewing challenges and prompts within the online sewing community. All of these provide a great way to connect with the community and expand your skills. I’ll update the list as I learn more! Update Jan 9: now alphabetized irrespective …
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Planning for 2018

There is so much going on next year. First and foremost, I have a big milestone birthday in May and I’m SO EXCITED!! But as far as sewing challenges and contests go, THERE IS SO MUCH GOING ON! Where to start?One of the more ambitious sewing adventures will be the …

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