Monday, January 24, 2011

Sew Along - The fabric is here!

So my fabric has come in for the sew along and I am so excited!  I got a few options for the men's shirt:


Both are 100% cotton shirting.  I think I'm going to start with the check print since the pattern is for more of a casual shirt - thoughts?

For the 40's swing dress, I chose this super pretty rayon challis -


I also picked up some cotton lawn fabric but I think I'm going to save it for some light summer blouses.

(The one on the right is more of a lime green 
but it doesn't seem to photograph that well!)


I am starting the muslin for the swing dress this week so I will have an update next Monday.

Sorry for the short post today but I am hosting a dinner party tonight - more on that (and my outfit!) tomorrow! :)

Happy Monday everyone!





9 comments:

  1. i was so much into sewing blogs this summer and I made a few things,I might start again and I'llbe following your progress!

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  2. Love your fabric choices! The red is just beautiful!

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  3. Can't wait to see the finished products!

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  4. Great material...LOVE the wide blue stripes:)

    Stop by and say Hello:)
    Editor, The Fashion 411 Magazine♥

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  5. Pretty fabrics. Can't wait to see the results!
    xx
    maya

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  6. I look forward to seeing how it all turns out.

    PS Enjoyed your Gal Friday post.

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  7. I cannot wait to see these projects take shape. I wish I didn't have regular fights with my sewing machine. We get pretty physical from time to time. And the verbal abuse, forget about it...

    Thanks for your sweet comment! I was so excited to be featured on Collette's Twitter Tuesday!

    xoxo,
    Kimberly

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  8. The swing dress sounds fabulous! I can't wait to see even the muslin version.

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  9. Thank you so much for stopping by. I am following you back from FMBT. Have a great week.
    Best wishes,
    Cindi
    www.littleyayas.com

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