According to the ‘likes’ on my instagram pages the following were my ‘Magnificent Seven’:-
1 Freya Blue Cowl neck top – viscose jersey – Rainbow Fabics
2 New Look 6731 Palm Leaf Blouse – viscose challis – Rainbow Fabrics
3 By Hand London Hannah wrap dress – check poly/cotton duvet – Dunelm
4 Hack New Look 6731 short sleeve blouse – cotton remnant – C&H fabrics
5 ‘Moira’ Moonflower dress – viscose challis – Rainbow Fabrics
6. Love Notions Melody Blouse – viscose challis – Rainbow Fabrics
7 ‘Jane’ Pinafore dress – Autumnal print curtaining cotton remnant – eBay
An interesting result that demonstrates my ‘conversion’ to Viscose substrate purchased mostly from Rainbow Fabrics and also the use of recycled and/or refashioned woven fabrics.
For 2022 I am determined to whittle down my stash of both fabrics and patterns. To that end I have unsubscribed from all those companies that regularly send inviting mails with enticing photographs of new and exciting fabrics and dressmaking patterns.
For the month of January I intend to ‘Go Green’, by that I mean that I would like to concentrate on projects using fabrics with a Green theme. I have several lengths selected and I hope to use them on ‘new to me’ patterns plus some old favourites.
The first project is a long sleeved blouse (‘Carmen’) using a TNT pattern, last made as the first project of 2021. What a coincidence that the pattern will again be the first make of 2022!
1st January 2022