Thursday, 31 March 2016

March in Review...

Sewing:

It was a slow start earlier in the month as I continued to feel under the weather. Despite this I did manage to get some sewing done. I finished the cape which I'm so proud of, it was quite the journey and I learned techniques that I longed to learn. It has to be one of the most rewarding sewing projects I've made. I didn't do any Lent sewing projects this year since I wasn't feeling all that well and wasn't coming home from work with a whole lot of extra energy especially after working overtime as well. It was nice to end the month with another lay-off to catch my breath and finally spend some time with the sewing machines.



RTW Fast:

Okay, I stumbled on my RTW fast journey this month. Sweaters have always been my downfall when it comes to RTW fasting. And this is where I stumbled this month, a cotton knit wrap and a cotton/cashmere cardigan. Yes, I could sew these items but I wouldn't have found similar fabric.  

Stats:


Supplies
Quantity Used from the stash this Month
Quantity Used this Year
Added to the Stash this year
Basting Tape
0
0.40 metres
0
Bias Tape
0
0.01 metres
0
Buttons
5
20
0
Chain
0
0
0
Elastic
1.2 metres
2 metres
0
Fabric
12.8 metres
26.15 metres
35.2 metres
Hand needles
0
0
0
Hook and Eyes
0
0
0
Interfacing
2.9 metres
3.50 metres
10 metres
Lace trim
0
0
0
Pattern (new)
4
8
5
Pattern (previously used)
2
3
0
Ribbon
0.50 metres
0.50 metres
0
Serger needles
0
0
0
Serger thread
1
1
0
Sewing machine needles
2
5
0
Snaps
0
0
0
Thread
2
5
22
Trim
2.2 metres
2.2 metres
1.8 metres
Velcro
0
0
0
Zipper
0
1
0

Happy Sewing!


2 comments:

  1. A cotton cashmere blend sounds amazing! I haven't been doing much sewing lately but hoping to get back on the horse, you definitely got me beat!

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    1. I should admit that most of the work on the cape was done in February, I only finished it in March.

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