Saturday, October 19, 2013

Make a Garment a Month Challenge, Weekly Update.

Hi everyone

Just a quick update on who has done what so far...but before I start, just to let you know  that Lou, Chris and Sherry want to join - these ladies don't have blogs, so please email me pictures of your garment for the month when you have finished it - my email is

 Sandra from is also joining us.

So, who has developed their plans:

BeaJay -  will be making up a TNT that suits her.


Has raided her stash to make a Woodland Fairy costume from Simplicity 1550:

And look what she has to choose from (great stash!)

Karen -

Karen is drafting her own wrap dress and plans to make it in the following fabric:

Karen -

Is making a pair of lined trousers - the fashion fabric is a chocolate brown wool  This is the pattern she is using:


Is making up a UFO, already cut out, from a Vogue Pattern:

She is using a ponte knit, in colour Ivory.  It should look stunning - I've always loved this pattern so it will be lovely to see made up.

Some of us have finished our official garment for the month - L, Judith, Gaye, and Sarah Liz.

First up: L-

 A really stunning little top:)

Second:  Judith -

Judith made a dress up from Simplicity 2247.

Simplicity 2247.

This is Judith's pretty version:

Third, Sarah Liz -

Made up New Look 6095:

New Look 6095

Sarah Liz

And Gaye - - is giving us a sneak preview of a blouse she has completed - we will have to wait to see the whole garment :)

Gaye's sneak peak...
That's this weeks roundup.

Happy sewing everyone,

Sarah Liz :)


  1. OMG! Just how busy have we all been. It is great to see everyone putting themselves first and filling up holes in the wardrobe, or learning new skills ... J

    1. Yes, this challenge is really good for making it what you want - new clothes, new techniques, and "me"time :)

  2. I second Judith's comment. Kudos to everyone for making progress on their garments.

  3. What beautiful items have been made, and so many more ideas are coming.. Look forward to seeing them .. Happy sewing everyone..

    1. Yes, it will be a treat to see finished garments :)