It seems like cheating to call this a full year in review, since I started this little blog in July of 2015, but I’m not one to pass up a chance for reflection. Much like ready-to-wear, sometimes hand made garments don’t end up being as beloved as you had hoped. Others end up surprising you, getting washed every week and becoming staples in your wardrobe. I think we can learn a lot from these pieces, about who we really and our true sense of self. Of course it’s not surprising that lounge wear gets a lot of time in the ring, but that doesn’t mean your a lazy slob (I hope), it probably means that you prefer a relaxed fit and a casual style.
Without further ado, here is my roundup for 2015!
Most Worn – Grainline Studio Lark Tee and Alder Shirtdress
Most Comfortable – True Bias Hudson Pant and Elle Puls Bethioua Sweater
Most Fun to Sew – Sewaholic Davie Dress and Minoru Jacket
Greatest Achievements – Colette Negroni and Granger Bag Pattern Release
Best Fabric – Sewaholic Hollyburn & Self Drafted Blouse
Sexiest – Closet Case Files Bombshell Swimsuit & Gertie’s Sultry Sheath Dress
Most Sewn – Closet Case Files Sallie Dress
Dixie DIY Bonnel Dress (Poor choice of fabric and messed up the bodice)
Megan Nielsen Tania Culottes (Too short, I would like to try the longer version)
True Bias Sutton Blouse (Poor choice of fabric, would like to try this in silk)
Sewaholic Sleeveless Granville (Quilting fabric is too stiff for this shirt and the fit is a bit off)
Favorite Make – Closet Case Files Clare Coat
Looks like you’re going for a big year
Lots of wins! Looks like a great sewing year. Grainline patterns are always my most worn!
Great makes, bravo! Wishing you a happy new sewing year now!
Thanks, Heather! Happy new sewing year to you too!
Looks like it’s been a great year! I can’t wait to see what you come up within 2016.
Thanks, Heather! It has been an amazing year, I only hope I can get as much sewing done as you in 2016! 😛