This is the Life!

Whoop, I’m on a roll with the sewing stuff!  😀  I love it, nothing better than spending hours all day with the music on and the sewing machine whirring.  So what am I up to now..  well, now that you ask.

I have these:

New projects…

In a clockwise direction starting top left, duck-egg blue fine whale corduroy, a Christmas present from a good friend a few years ago.  I still hadn’t decided what to make with it, but I have a feeling that it will make a very cosy jacket.  Remember I made a pattern that had a darted sleeve head?  That was a year ago!!!  Well, I think this is the fabric for that pattern!  Two for One is finally going to live up to its name.

Next, the blue silk.  I’ve had that a good number of years now too!  I recently held a Pattern Magic workshop over a weekend, and one of the patterns we tried out was the Different Facings.  I love the idea that from the same bodice front pattern you can get different tops just by altering the shape of the facing.  So I am keep to make a top with this fabric using one of these patterns.

Different Facing, Different Looks, Pattern Magic 2

And lastly.  The grey herringbone twill.  That I got at Sewing for Pleasure earlier this year, and it will be the jacket in the photograph opposite.  Daughter no1 fancies it very much, but I will not be using the pattern directly from the Burda magazine.  I am going to have to pattern cut it because I am not in the mood to use precious time adjusting a pattern a million times!  Daughter no1 is petite, very slender, but needs a FBA in every pattern.

Sewing With A Plan!  At last…  😀

Enjoy your weekend, whatever you are doing, and where ever in the world you are.