Monday, 30 November 2015

November in Review

Sewing:

I can't believe that I managed to get this much sewing done considering how crazy busy the month has been along with the tendonitis in my wrist acting up.

Clockwise L to R:  Matching child and doll dresses: McCall's 6875, Cardigan: OOP Butterick 5760,
Knit dress: Vogue 9101, Knit dress: OOP Vogue 8939, Angel Costumes x 4:  OOP McCall's 2340,
kAtheRine Tilton jacket:  Butterick 6253, and Empire-waist top: OOP Vogue 8118.   
And there was mending done as well, adding trim and replacing elastic to one of the already-made angel costumes, as well as hemming up a pair of pants for Papa R. Sad to say, he's been waiting a while for the pants to be hemmed.   

RTW Fast:

I will admit to doing some RTW shopping this month. A pair of cotton Elita knickers, they happen to be an allowed item on the RTW list so I'm not going to sweat it. Besides, they are very comfortable and I haven't found cotton knit of that quality in my fabric store travels. Same can be said for the merino wool shawl I found with the funky sixties themed print. So, I'm going to forgive myself on this one as well.   

Stats:

Sewing Supplies
Used from Stash (this year)
Additions to the stash (this year)
Basting Tape
6.01 metres

Bias Tape
1.3 metres

Buttons
52

Chain

1.3 metres
Elastic
2.63 metres

Fabric
103.84 metres
124.2 metres
Interfacing
4.16 metres

Lace Trim
1.2 metres
6 metres

Lining
1.9 metres

Needles
1

Hooks and Eyes
4

Pattern
19 previously used
30 new
22
Ribbon
28.55 metres
13 metres
Serger Thread
5

Sewing Machine Needle
7

Snaps
4

Spools of Thread
18
4
Velcro
0.25

Zipper
2 - 22" separating
5 - 22” invisible
1 - 12" invisible
2 - 8”  invisible
1 - 7" invisible
1 - 8" regular
1 - 18" zipper
1 - 8" invisible
1 - 22" invisible 
  
ItemsTotals-to-date
Tops / Shirts
6
Pants / Shorts
2
Dresses
19
Sweaters
3
Coats / Cape
1
Jackets
8
Skirts
4
Other
4


Happy Sewing!  




2 comments:

  1. I don't know how you keep track of your stash, if I tried I think my brain would explode. Love that dark grey blouse!

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    1. Thanks, I keep item stats and then just add them up at the end of the month and keep a running total until the end of the year just to freak myself out over the amount of fabric I've added to the stash. I really must stop hitting the fabric stores.

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