Archive | September, 2010

Using Knit Fabrics for the Pendrell Blouse

A couple of you asked whether the Pendrell blouse would work in a knit fabric, so I went fabric-shopping! I bought two lovely knit fabrics at Fabricana to test out Pendrell in a knit fabric. It’s research, right? I have to find out the answer! The first one’s a 90% viscose, 10% spandex floral print. […]

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Summer Skirt in a Fall Outfit: Day Nine

I’m testing the theory that summer skirts and dresses become fall-ready with tights and boots. What do you think – can you tell this skirt is supposed to be for summer? Do I look seasonally appropriate? What I’m Wearing: Self-Stitched Skirt: McCalls 5803, finished back in March 2009 Denim jacket: Old Navy. It started as […]

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Making a Statement: Day Eight

So far, it’s been pretty easy working the Self-Stitched items into my daily outfits. My only complaint is that I have too many summer itemsĀ and not enough fall! In theory, any summer dress becomes a fall dress with tights and boots, but I’m not completely convinced it will work for any and every dress! Anyways… […]

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Self-Stitched September: Day Seven

Returning to work a long weekend makes me want to put a little more effort into my work outfit! It seems more fun to catch up on work, when you’re looking and feeling cute. It definitely can’t hurt! What I’m Wearing: Self-Stitched Blouse: Pendrell from Sewaholic Patterns (soon to be released!) in pink printed polyester. […]

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