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Please Resume Your Seasonal Sew Wardrobe Activity

We are quickly approaching the halfway point of the Seasonal Sew Challenge and I'm just realizing I spent a little too much time on the Slacker Track. Maybe you found yourself there too? Let's check in, refocus and get back on task!

How's your motivation?
Are you already done?
Are you just starting? (It's ok if you are, we still have plenty of time).
Have you hit a road block or a creative block?
Are you unsatisfied with the direction you are taking?
Have you deviated into a completely different plan than the one you started with?

Share where you are on the group FB page. I guarantee there will be lots of voices to help unstick you if you are stuck, or to cheer you on if you are blazing through.

In week #7, I made the Irena Knit Top from a slinky rayon sweater as I had planned in the beginning. Having been previously cut, it came together all in one day and I was able to take it with me on my mini-trip (which kept me from sewing all during week #8). I wore it with a pair of my Liana Jeans, made in February for this challenge, a scarf and some tall boots. It was super comfortable, and even got me carded for drinks at one casino.


The fabric has a lovely drape
Folded cuff technique to gives me the 3/4 length I prefer

I'm really pleased with how the corners in my collar detail came out.
I took a rather gaudy mesh print from my stash, one of those What Was I Thinking mail-order purchases, and made a scarf out of it. Looks pretty good this way, I think!



Here's where I am as we move through week #9 


Finished Items:
  • 2 pairs of jeans
  • 1 skirt
  • 1 dress
  • 1 sweater
  • 2 scarves (that may or may not make the cut)
In Progress Items:

  • Marigold Blouse

Next In the queue:

  • Salamanca Jacket in raw silk suiting and linen.
Join the conversation at our Group's Facebook Page, Sew Alongs & Sewing Contests, and share what you are working on this week! 

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