Saturday, March 16, 2013

Back in Action!

The past 10 weeks have been a total blur with how crazy work and grad school have been. I just submitted my final project for this term and I couldn't be happier! I'm looking forward to having some sewing time again. I had great intentions to make a skirt to wear to this year's Black History Month luncheon, but grad school derailed my plans. After I finish up a black skirt that I've had half finished since September, that skirt is the first thing on my list. It's an awesome African print and I'm making my first Colette Beignet. I hope it works out!

Have you seen the new pattern from Tasia at Sewaholic? I am borderline obsessed with it and have been waiting impatiently for it to be added to her shop ever since the preview email was sent earlier this week. It's a classic trench, which has been on my sewing list forever. I just never found a pattern that I liked. Until now! 

Photo courtesy of Sewaholic

Now I just need to decide what fabric I want to use. I'm trying to decide between super classic khaki or something else. I think I want to stay neutral, so I'm also considering a navy twill. Anyone else planning to make one of these?


  1. Congrats on submitting your term paper! Hope you'll have some time to rest and relax before the next term!

    I love that trench pattern, too. I already have a khaki trench (RTW), so I'm tempted to make one in a fun color. But I don't really *need* one, so I'm trying to talk myself out of it. :)

    1. It's funny that you mentioned want vs. need. I'm trying to sew a bunch of separates instead of focusing on dresses because I need work clothes badly! Most of the dresses that I want to make can't be worn to work without a sweater, which definitely won't work for the summer. I guess this is the classic cake vs. icing debate in the sewing world!


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