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DYW Day 4

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

I’ve completed two pairs of pants and one top. Today I’ll make the HotPatterns Coco Jacket. I watched Pam Howard’s Craftsy class on sewing with knits and feel prepared. I’m assuming that I can sew it up in the morning and spend the afternoon doing painstaking handwork to make the jacket gorgeous. We’ll see what […]

Seamwork DYW: Closet

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

The next step for the Seamwork Design Your Wardrobe project is to identify the items from your closet that will work with your Fall Collection. I laid out the fabric for the 2-piece print dress and the fabric in the solid electric blue. I made Elle pants from that fabric. There’s also a little bit […]

Seamwork DYW: Palette

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Here’s my Fall Collection palette.

Seamwork DYW Fall Colors

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Last week we considered inspirations for our Fall Collection, coming up with a context we wanted to sew for, a concept for the collection, an art and design approach to our plan. This week we’re honing in on color and texture. I’m not planning to buy new fabrics, so I know exactly what colors and […]

Seamwork DYW Story

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

The story for DYW is supposed to be an adjective plus a noun that encapsulates the story of the collection we’re planning. I’m using the same color palette as for the Spring collection, though I’m swapping the pastels for deeper tones. These are my fabrics, and I know the patterns I’ll be using. In fact, […]

Seamwork DYW Fall Collection

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

I made seven pieces from my Seamwork DYW Spring Collection plan. The two-piece print, two tops, two cardigans, and a shawl. Now for the Fall Collection. I’m wondering whether this process will be less interesting, since it seems to be the same assignments. But I ended up with highly wearable wardrobe pieces for the spring […]

Poolside Plus Pink Lemonade

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

I was glad to see that this color combination, a pair of colors I included in my SWAP plan, isn’t just me. Here’s Ketch with the HotPatterns Tailored T and Elle Pants — very distinctly what the ad above calls Poolside and Pink Lemonade. I felt like it was pretty edgy, but I think I […]

Seamwork DYW 1: My Why and My Goal

Monday, February 19th, 2018

I'm doing the Seamworks Design Your Wardrobe series. I paid a ridiculous amount for a special binder. Note the typo. I won't buy from Zazzle again. We start with a set of questions: What's the biggest challenge you face with your wardrobe now? I have clothes in all sizes, mostly too big. How would you […]

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