Last post by Grasshopper - November 29, 2020, 03:03:14 pm
Wandering by the Light of the Moon by Louise O'Hara
I am feeling very inspired by the red fox in nature (and my similarly shaded red Heeler pup) this year. This painting mixes brighter warm tones with neutrals in shades of brown and denim with golden accents, all with varying degrees of softness. It is an accurate reflection of my fabric stash, which has been accumulated over a period of time in which I worked with different personal color analysis results. I have some beautiful fabrics in softer, more muted tones as well as fabric in warmer caramel and chocolate hues.
Personal Goals • Explore & successfully achieve a wardrobe collection that mixes softer tones like taupe, gray, and muted navy with warmer tones like caramel, chocolate, and rust. • Use more fabrics in my stash and have fewer new fabric purchases. • Sew long-planned projects and reduce guilt; turn fabric taking up space into useful clothing. • Discipline myself to tame the "shiny object" syndrome and finish projects to completion before starting something else. • Avoid sewing orphans. • Achieve some dressier outfit combinations for my casual job. • Refine my personal style.
Style Recipe: Ruggedly Chic
My plan is loosely based on the 2017 SWAP. I am determining what, if any, modifications I will make to the rules from that year. However, I am thinking that I want to sew the following:
Last post by Turquoise - November 27, 2020, 09:32:20 am
I've made a sweater from cutting up the fabric from the unsuccessful Style Arc Como.
I wanted a dropped shoulder look so I tried making a pattern by combining McCall's 7476 and the neckline and collar from Silhouette Pattern's Ann's Top. I had to cut out the back with the fabric the other way but it is still stretchy that way so it works. I made the collar taller to make a more floppy version. I'm pleased to have salvaged something from the material as it's really soft and feels lovely to wear.
Last post by indigotiger - November 25, 2020, 08:48:09 pm
Luz Clara sent me several yards of delightfully striped and patched japanese fabric, very boro-esque. I plan on using it for either a pinafore, or a loose lagenlook jacket. Not sure if I will leave it all black/stripey, or overdye in a light indigo, or taupe. Leaning towards light indigo.