Thanks so much for all of your comments on the new blog look!
I've spent the past few days working on Etsy shop items and watching (and finishing in 2 days...) season three of Downton Abbey. I'm pretty sure the shop will be up and running at the end of January and I can't wait to get back to it again. It will feature embroidery and 40s inspired design and that's all I'll say :)
I'm dreading heading back to work tomorrow, I've made so much progress on three new sewing projects (including 2 from my list) during the past 2 weeks. It will be sad to break my sewing routine and struggle to find the time to do it again (as always). So in light of the sewing projects ahead in 2013, I thought it would be fun to do a 2012 Sewing in Review. I sewed much more towards the end of the year after coming back from Europe feeling refreshed and ready to tackle my sewing machine again (and perhaps use some of the pile of fabric I bought back from Paris).
The last two items I haven't yet managed to get up on the blog yet, but I'll be posting them soon!
Black floral circle skirt made from vintage cotton.
Floral v neck dress with added pleats.
Colette Patterns Jasmine Blouse and blue circle skirt.
Grey circle skirt.
Blush pink wool 60s a line skirt with added belt tabs and buttons.
Floral v neck dress with added waist band - number 5 on my sewing list.
Red circle skirt.
Plaid 50's dress with added pleat detail - number 3 on my sewing list. Blog post coming.
50s floral blouse - number 2 on my sewing list. Blog post coming.
So that was my sewing year in review, not too bad in my opinion (though not as good as some of you!!). It was certainly the year of the circle skirt for me and I've just begun making a black one (I can't believe I've gone this long without a black circle skirt...).
The one really great thing I can take away from my sewing last year is that almost all of these items have become things I wear regularly. It's always nice to know that I wear the things I make!