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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 stylishsarah251@gmail.com

 Sandra from www.makingitwithhelp.blogspot.com is also joining us.

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So, who has developed their plans:

BeaJay - www.ontheroadtosewwear.blogspot.com  will be making up a TNT that suits her.

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Christy- www.beezekneesfashions.blogspot.com

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

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


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Karen - www.sewwellmaide.blogspot.com

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




Karen - www.sewsirius1.wordpress.com

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


M.Inez- www.inezcraftroom.blogspot.com

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- www.yousewgirl.blogspot.com:

L.
 A really stunning little top:)

Second:  Judith - www.doobee64.blogspot.com

Judith made a dress up from Simplicity 2247.

Simplicity 2247.


This is Judith's pretty version:

Judith
Third, Sarah Liz - www.sarahlizsewstyle.blogspot.com

Made up New Look 6095:

New Look 6095

Sarah Liz

And Gaye - www.notionallybetter.blogspot.com - 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 :)

6 comments:

  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

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

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

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

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

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