Monday, 30 June 2014

June in Review...

Sewing

This month has been all about sewing for others.


Mama R has been patiently waiting for these items and the other was a gift. And there was other sewing for the school. It may not seem like it but it was a busy month at the sewing table.

I entered the Pattern Review Pants contest but failed to get it done in time. I actually failed at getting it done, period. I haven't had a chance to cut out my fabric yet. And the contest was over mid-month. Other items just kept jumping ahead of the line. I would still like to sew up another pair of pants. And now that my annual summer lay-off is here I just might have the time to do it. We'll see...


RTW Fast

I fell off the wagon for about a week when I picked up this skirt.


It is a black polyester skirt from the 424 Fifth Lord & Taylor line. I saw it on an episode of City Line's fashion Friday and loved the longer length of this skirt. It is extremely comfortable and best part, it has pockets. Sometimes this RTW fast is difficult.

I returned it. The guilt was too much. 

I guess a skirt with pockets in on my sewing list now that I no longer have this skirt. I have nicer fabric in my stash than the black polyester that this skirt was made from. I just have to find the time.    

Stash busting

I did add this gorgeous silk fabric to my stash when there was a one-day sale over at Fabricland.


I couldn't resist. I don't know what it was about lack of will-power when it came to shopping this month but I'm telling myself that it was okay since it was 50% off.  



Items
Stash-busted
Added to Stash
Fabric
58.5
meters
49.4 meters
Interfacing
2.5 meters
0
Lining
1.5 meters
0
Sewing Patterns
16
17
Spools of Thread
19
9
Sewing Needles
6
0
Pant Hooks
5
6
Zippers
6
0
Trim 
0.40 meters
10
Elastic
1.3 meters
12 meters
Bias Tape
2 meters
0
Snaps
1
0
Buttons
50
12
Ribbon
0.5
0
Hook and Eye or other Closures
4
0
Basting Tape
3.2 meters
0

Happy Sewing!  

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful fabric...plus it was 50%, good reason to buy! My reasoning when buying fabric "When will I ever see this again, so better buy now".

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    1. Good reasoning. I apply that thinking to how much yardage to purchase when I'm not 100% certain what a fabric will become.

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