Its still January, so I think I can get away with sharing this as I have finally narrowed down my #2018makenine plans.... .
Last year I conquered coat sewing. This year it has to be trousers! So I've included three pairs I'd like to master. The ultimate trousers are currently cut out and ready to go 😊
The rest include some pyjamas, a slip, cosy knitwear and a skirt 😊
🌟Evelyn Romper by @ohhhlulu 🌟Carolyn pyjamas.. and
🌟Morgan jeans by @closetcase.patterns 🌟Ultimate trousers by @sewoveritlondon 🌟So Faded sweater by @dreareneeknits 🌟Arielle skirt by @tillybuttons 🌟Clementine slip by @ohhhlulu 🌟Sasha trousers by @closetcase.patterns 🌟Blackwood cardigan by @helens__closet .
These are my #makenine2018 I've already got a couple of these patterns bought.
1. Peplum top.. I don't make many tops. The ones I have are quite shapeless
2. #soipennydress cus I lose a shirt dress and this one looks so comfy
3. #Vogue9021 I've never made a Vogue dress I think this one looks classy. Maybe in a blue.
4. Never made a cardi. I'm always looking for cropped cardis as most of my skirts are quite full and I can never find them so...
5. #simplicity8047 It's a nice dress! Love a floaty bodice!
6. #simplicity4070 I bought some lovely lace and net. I'm yet to do anything with it. I've also never made a strapless dress, so this is a twofer
7. #simplicity8509 Has anyone else watched Marvelous Mrs Maivel? I want her wardrobe!
8. #morganjeans .. my tousers are only boarderline successful so let's try jeans!
9. Jamas!! #carolynpyjamas So I can get my snuggle on!
My new child, lovely drapy grey cupro @closetcase.patterns #carolynpyjamas lengthened into a super long shirt. Used left over white cotton for the piping, giving my scraps new life and fulfilling my #zerowaste fantasies.
Intended it to be a dress but turns out my hips do lie, so shirt it is. Very much gives me a French artist who specialises in a sculptures of vaginas vibe. I love it.
The rain finally stopped long enough to get a photo hiding amongst the trees in my new shirt! 🌿🍃Can you see me? 😄 I know, I know, the red hair was always a giveaway in 'hide and seek' 😉
Anyway, here's my 'DaytoNight' shirt using the @closetcase.patterns #carolynpyjamas pattern with gorgeous 'foliage canopy' lawn from @sewisfaction trimmed with red piping! Doesn't that leaf almost in the middle of the 3rd picture look like it's a real leaf laid on top?? I really am in love with this! 🌿🍃❤️ (and although I don't particularly follow trends I'm probably more on trend than I've ever been in the pyjamas for daytime look that seems to be 'in' right now!) #mysewisfaction#handmadeclothes#handmadewardrobe#sewcialists#sewersofinstagram#isew#sewing#handmadefashion#handmade
The first successful thing I ever made was some TATB Margot jammies in the plain side of this duvet cover - I never really liked the pattern on this side (🤢) but my Margot's were made pre-overlocker and are a little tired now. Plus this brushed cotton is too toasty to say no to, and with just enough elastic in my stash for the perfect sized waistband they were basically free! Alsoooo, pockets! 😁
#sewphotohop day 20: special occasion. I've missed the last few days of sew photo hop as we were a bit busy getting married! So today's theme seemed like an apt time to join in again!
Our wedding brought with it some great opportunities for making things. Pictured bottom left are my #carolynpyjamas which I wore while getting ready, top right is a #simplesew#charlottedress which I made for one of our bridesmaids (2nd from left in the group pictured) and the bottom right is at the hall which with the help of our friends and family we decorated.
Sewing gives you a new appreciation for the work that goes into making clothes, I don't envy the person who made my wedding dress, it must have taken such a long time to do!
Happy Post Day x3 today! Absolutely gorgeous 'Foliage Canopy cotton lawn' from @sewisfaction 🌿 @closetcase.patterns #carolynpyjamas and red satin piping ❤️ All ready for a daywear pyjama style shirt! This might jump to the front of the queue -so hope it works out how I have it in my head!! 🤞🏻This works for day18 of #sewphotohop too! Separates 99% of the time here! @houseofpinheiro #excited#imakemyownclothes#sewing#sewcialists#handmadeclothes
#sewphotohop Day 13 - Loungwear: These PJ bottoms are the only bit of loungewear I've made and they weren't even for me. I have some cosy PJs on my list of thing to do, I'm thinking the #carolynpyjamas in a nice brushed cotton @houseofpinheiro @girlcharleeuk #sewcialists#sewersofinstagram
#sewphotohop Day 13 Active or Leisure wear with @houseofpinheiro and @girlcharleeuk
I'm always active but rarely leisurely 🤔
I made some pyjamas for my daughter though. @closetcase.patterns #carolynpyjamas and @tillybuttons #fifiboudoirset
currently making some snazzy #carolynpyjamas by #closetcasepatterns love that pink piping, made it myself, doing some serious slow fashion here 😩 Unlike a lot of you I do wear pjs to bed 😂 plus it's going to be my sophisticated loungewear on holiday. fabric is this amazing brushed cotton and viscose mix, it's so drapey and lovely 😍 #minervamakes