This is a guest post from Jayne at Loopy Mabel’s Closet. Jayne is an avid stitcher who is creating her own handmade wardrobe one garment at a time. Follow her journey on her Blog, Instagram or You Tube channel.
I don’t know what it is about the start of the year, but I always feel it’s time to plan my dressmaking projects for the months ahead. It must be because it’s a new year, it always feels like a fresh start or a chance to re-evaluate the year before. Either way it really makes me feel motivated and inspired to sit down and plan my sewing wardrobe. It can’t just be me who feels this way, I’m sure it’s what every dressmaker does. I just love the thrill of planning what sewing patterns I am going to choose and even better what fabrics I need.
Mind you saying that it doesn’t have to be a start of a new year for me to choose new fabrics and projects! I love this part of dressmaking, just as equally as the actual sewing part.
But it’s the planning stage that really triggers my excitement. Just sitting down with a good old pen and note pad and some sewing magazines for inspiration. … Read More...