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I can't stick to a plan

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Many, many thanks for all congratulations. Nice to know some of you voted for my entry, but when you didn't that's no problem to me at all. There were really so many very good entries that I agree with all who said it was a difficult choice. And probably not all of you have voted.

The wardrobe plan: As you can see in the picture on the right in the sidebar, in which I posted a picture with all finished items, there are still three bottoms missing, plus the extra dress or jacket. The tops are not all special, as I initially intended. If there is time left, I might change something.

I'm almost finished with a tan linen pants.
No detailed posts on that, it's just a basic pants and if it's a good pattern, I'll make another one with the black fabric with thin white stripes from the picture on the left. That's a beautiful fabric, you should feel it, it's very soft, but a good quality for pants.
The fabric on top is a gorgeous knit, and I'll think it will make a great Jalie polo shirt, or this BWOF pattern (but I'll take out the shirring at the shoulders). In that case the binding should be black I think.

The other idea that is in my head, is a jacket I had my eye on last year. And when I was looking for a pattern this weekend this was both my daughter and I agreed upon was "the" pattern to use.
It's not boxy (as my daughter stipulated), and the green fabric should be just enough to make it. But as it's already short on the model, there's a lot to be done on the pattern I'm afraid. This jacket can't be part of the wardrobe, but I don't want to wait to make it. So I'll trace the pattern tomorrow evening, change it and do a muslin first. Keep you posted.

Heel erg bedankt voor alle felicitaties. Leuk om te weten dat sommige lezers van mijn weblog op me gestemd hebben, maar als je dat niet gedaan hebt, geen probleem. Er waren heel veel goede inzendingen en ik ben het eens met iedereen die aangaf dat de keuze moeilijk was. En niet iedereen zal gestemd hebben (zeker niet mijn Nederlandse lezers).

Overigens mijn excuus dat ik soms een bericht alleen in het Engels schrijf. Het kost me vrij veel tijd om het tweetalig te doen, en soms (zoals gisteravond) heb ik die tijd niet. En omdat ik origineel in het Engels begonnen ben, is dat de eerste taal waarin ik schrijf.

Het garderobe plan: In de afbeelding in de zijbalk staan alle delen die ik af heb. Er missen nog drie "bottoms" (rokken of broeken) en een jurk of jasje. Zoals je kunt zien zijn niet alle shirts speciaal, zoals ik oorspronkelijk van plan was. Als ik tijd over heb kan ik altijd nog wat veranderen.

Ik ben bijna klaar met een ecru linnen broek, waar ik niet apart over schrijf. Het is gewoon een basisbroek en als het een goed patroon blijkt, maak ik er nog één met de zwarte stof uit de foto links. Dat is een prachtige, zachte stof, die zou je moeten voelen.
Daarboven een t-shirt stof, waar ik een Jalie poloshirt van wil maken of dit Burda patroon (zonder de plooien in de schouders). Dan denk ik dat de bies zwart moet zijn.

Het andere idee dat in m'n hoofd zit, is een jasje waar ik vorige jaar al weg van was. Toen ik dit weekend met m'n dochter een patroon zocht, was snel besloten dat dit het jasje moest worden. Het is niet vierkant (wat m'n dochter zo vreselijk vindt) en ik heb net genoeg van de groene stof. Maar het model is al kort, dus ik zal wel een hoop aan het patroon moeten veranderen. De kleur past niet in het plan, maar ik wil niet wachten met het te maken. Dus morgenavond patroon tekenen en dan eerst een proefmodel maken. Ik houd je op de hoogte.


  1. Can't wait to see it all sewn up. I love that top.

  2. That Burda top with the shirring has been on my to-do list for a long time. I can't stick to a plan, which is why I don't do SWAPs.

  3. I've made the BWOF with the shirring at the shoulders - it turns out really well, and the shirring adds a nice touch. I love that green - it will be perfect for spring/summer when made up.

  4. I like the fabric and the shirring top. What issue is it from? Also, the green will be perfect for spring. That green color is popular here in Ann Taylor Loft stores. In fact, it is the green/black/white colorway and I think if your SWAP everytime I see it!

  5. Good choice of fabrics/patterns! I remember when Summerset made that top!

  6. Neither can I ;o) that jacket looks nice! And so does that top!

  7. Can't wait to see that green jacket...

  8. Great new plan! I love both that jacket pattern and that shade of green.

  9. That jacket pattern is so cute. I have had my eye on that (along with about 1,000 other Burda jackets) for a while.


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