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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Welcoming the New Year

The past week or so I have been going through my fabrics and remnants to put some order in the stash. Out of that came out one Christmas present for my mom, which I will show a picture of later, since I forgot to take one before giving it to her. I also found a couple of knit remnants big enough to make simple skirts out of this pattern, Christine Jonson's Base Wear Two 1025

Photo from CJPatterns.com

I have used this pattern before for the skirt and top before I started blogging.

I also traced two tops from different Burda Style issues

7/2010 112


9/2011 108



I lengthened 108 to turn it into a dress but because the cut on sleeve requires so much fabric I did not have enough in the knit I pulled out to cut it as a dress. I did make it as long as possible to wear it as a tunic. I will still make it as a dress I just have to have a different fabric.

I'm planning on a quiet day sewing interrupted by family time =). We will wait for the New Year watching Avatar in our new blue-ray dvd player with sparkling wine for the boys and a good bottle of wine for DH and me.

Happy New Year to all my wonderful readers! Feliz Ano Nuevo para todos!

7 comments:

  1. The Christine Johnson pattern looks wonderful for wardrobe-building! Happiest new year wishes to you : >

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  2. Oh these will make great new pieces. And what a wonderful way to bring the New Year in, with family and a good movie!

    Happy New Year!

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  3. Have a wonderful New Year! Looking forward to seeing more of your lovely creations.

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  4. Best wishes for a wonderfully productive New Year Lisette! I hope you enjoyed the movie, my family all love that one!

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  5. What a versatile pattern. Your plans sond wonderful for enjoying the New Year.

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  6. I always enjoy your blog! Thanks for all the encouragement on mine, and for checking up on me in early Dec! happy and healthy new year to you!!

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  7. happy new year! this looks like an awesome pattern - i'm going to have to go waste some time looking around her website at the knit patterns now! ;)

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