As if the #makenine challenge wasn’t enough personal sewing for me, I am also participating in #sewmystyle this year! I am really excited in trying out more indie patterns, using new materials and learning different techniques.
I stalked some sewists last year and was really jealous of their makes and simultaneously bummed I missed out on the challenge. Let me tell you how excited I am that the challenge is happening again this year! Some of the patterns from last year are on my sewing wish list and I may swap them in for a few of this year’s selections that I may not participate in.
Here is the list of makes for this year:
I like that some of the selected patterns have a few views you can make plus pattern hacks are acceptable. I am going to try really hard to sew from my stash, but no promises.
The pattern list selections will be updated as we go, but as of mid-January I am most looking forward to the below selections.
I plan on participating in November with the lingerie pattern, but the selection hasn’t been relased yet. I am on the fence about making the Suki kimono because I am not convinced I need another kimono top in my wardrobe. I will cave if I find a fabric I can’t live without.
The Rumana coat is such a gorgeous pattern, but I will be skipping it because I just don’t need a new coat. It is a firm no on the Marigold jumpsuit because the pants are going to accentuate the heaviest part of my body, my hips. I am also going to pass on the Lander shorts/pants as well as the totes at this point in time.
Two patterns from last year’s list that I am going to swap with some of my no’s are the Sew house 7 Toaster sweater
Since January has already come to an end, I did make the Sunny top and dress. It may be a little late but I will review the pattern and share my completed garments here shortly.