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I am woefully neglect in my Spring Wardrobe Basics Sew Along. I have every intention of doing that shirt dress (see the end of this post) and some jeans. I've never made jeans, actually. So since I have some skinnies already, I'm thinking of trying some trouser style jeans....such as these:
And that shirtdress...seriously.
My mind has been all over the place as far as sewing. I've put together a few color stories:
And trying to decide in which direction to go. My leaning is toward the royal blue/red line, but then I change my mind about every other day.
I guess I get to do that, right? I have the fabric, I have the time, and I get to make whatever I want. I was totally sidetracked this week by wanting a print trench style coat for Spring. Without that classic "trench coat" styling. So, of course, I shopped the RTW,
Fell in love with these Kate Spade designs...
And shopped my stash for the perfect black and white floral sateen.
)oh, that cobalt blue? those will be ankle pants. I'm so excited.) I've cut out the jacket and I'm on my way. The pattern I'm using is Burda Style 7360.
Let's see...I'm pretty much dying to make some tops from my Renfrew pattern:
And the search is on for the perfect fabric to make a shirt dress. I'm almost thinking of using some black eyelet that I've had for years....
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What do you think? Would it translate well into a shirt dress? How would you suggest lining it, if at all? Your thoughts? Your ideas?