Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Wow, I'm starting to fall way behind on my sewing and blogging. Buuuuut, after many screw ups, ripped stitches and pricked fingers, I'm finally able to present to you my second outfit of the summer. I made the charcoal tank top out of an old turtle-neck sweater (my dad's). It's a soft, thin knit. I made the plaid skirt out of an XXL men's button down I got at goodwill. It's not all that flattering though. It doesn't make my tummy look any smaller. Oh well, at least it's still cute.
I have some bad news. It's hard for me to back down from a challenge, but I kind of need to. I said that if I got to 30 followers I'd keep making an outfit per week in the fall too, but after seeing how much time and money a full outfit takes, I'm going to have to amend that challenge. Instead, in the fall, I'm just going to make one garment per week. I don't want to disappoint anyone, but I know that I'm not going to have enough time or money to sew an entire outfit every week for 4 months. Who needs that much clothing anyway? I feel like sewing one garment per week would also allow me to spend more time on each piece, so I could try out new techniques and really do my best. Oh, and this doesn't change the challenge for the summer. I'll still sew one outfit every week until I start classes again.