Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Sewing plan



Here's a more concise sewing plan for my wardrobe.

I'm going into NYC to buy leather tomorrow. I was going to wait and go in with dd, but my husband is driving in tomorrow, so I'll save train fare. She and I will go in regardless, to go do some museums, but she hates to fabric shop.
Karen was good enough to recommend a place where I might even be able to use my bargaining skills for the leather and a fabric store that is going out of business on the same street with some good bargains. I may avoid that store depending on how much the leather costs!
I am also making a list of notions and zippers that I need. I need some good shoulder pads too for the jacket. I am going to make the shoulders a bit stronger than it was designed. I don't think that the pattern called for shoulder pads, so I'll have to check that. Back to tracing patterns!

7 comments:

  1. Is it wrong to be delighted that I don't have to go fabric shopping? I love spending time with you deary...for any moment but that.

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  2. Hi Nancy...just LOVE your swap choices. You have a wonderful sense of style and the talent to sew it beautifully.

    The colors you've chosen are gorgeous!

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  3. Great plan. Good luck with the shopping!

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  4. Your wardrobe plan looks amazing, looking forward to following your progress!

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  5. You plan looks really good, Nancy. I especially like the Burda jacket and are those both new pants patterns for you? I'm sure this will all be amazing when you finish. I love to do the wardrobe contest, but this year I'm just keeping my eye on one thing at a time. At the rate I'm going, I woudn't finish a wardrobe until it would be time for the next season.

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