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!


  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!

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

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

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

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

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

    PS Enjoyed your Gal Friday post.

  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!


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

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