Everyone has basic clothes in his wardrobe. The daily basic pieces you always rely on and in your preferred colour scheme. Which garments that can be vary from person to person. My personal basic pieces are jeans, T-shirts, Chanel-style jackets and LBD. My decision to make my own clothes made that I also had to sew cardigans. The most of my RTW bought cardigans are worn-out. I made the Blackwood cardigan a while ago and a Pruella Cardigan jOne for my mother. This cardigan was still on my list. I came across some stashed fabrics and one of them was a jersey. One meter Eco friendly light pink with small grey stripes. This was perfect for a new basic T-shirt.
The Blackwood cardigan is a pattern from Helen’s Closet. I bought a while ago a coupon for another project but sadly the coupon wasn’t enough to make it. Then came the Breaking Ground Blog Tour around. I decided to try if it was possibly to use the knitted bouclé fabric for this pattern. It was doable with some small alterations.
When I visited the Stoffenspektakel I was also looking for some fabrics for my mother. She wanted a new cardigan and sweater. It’s always a bit tricky buying fabric for someone else with a few indications. She wanted no back or grey but red, mustard yellow or green. My first purchase for her was a kind of jeans coloured fabric with a with a low relief bubble texture. Perfect for the cardigan. I also started looking for possible patterns in sewing magazines but also did a search on the internet. The Pruella Cardigan jOne looked something my mother would like and after looking at all the patterns she decided to go for the jOne.
The announcement of this edition of the ‘Designin December’ challenge was done a few weeks ago. ‘Designin December’ is all about finding a designer original garment and make your designer me-made copy. I decided to make a two-piece part outfit suitable for Boxing Day and the days towards New Year. So here is my Homemade two-piece ‘Designin December’ 2017 party outfit story.
Christmas is less then two weeks away and many of you are already making their party outfits or probably have finished it. I usually wear a jeans with a cardigan or jacket because someone has to to he cooking. I’ve my party outfit already finished but it’s part of the Let’s Sti(c)k Together blogtour. This blogtour is scheduled for next week and therefore I show my Black-White boucle short cardigan today. This cardigan was a lucky found and also a perfect match with my party outfit.
Boho Chic Flare is my interpretation of Boho Chic. It’s a fashion style started by artists in the ‘60s and can be described as a style for free and artistic people. It’s also a ‘festival’ clothing type that can be seen in pictures of the famous Woodstock festival in 1969.
Boho Chic Flare is mijn interpretatie van Boho Chic. Het is een mode-stijl die veel gedragen werd door kunstenaars en artiesten in de jaren zestig van de vorige eeuw. Het is een soort ‘festival’ kleding die je veel ziet op foto’s van het beroemde Woodstock festival in 1969.
Opal Cardigan is the newest pattern by Paprika Patterns. It’s a loose fit cardigan with dropped shoulders and no closure. The Opal Cardigan pattern comes with 3 options for the length, 3/4 or long sleeves and 2 options for the pockets.