#99 the year in review – personal
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Sewed several ponchos, working on a free pattern for two different versions. Struggling to update my patterns to all meet the 60” new PF guideline for mention on the program.
Beverly: Jim’s matching vest and fanny pack
Lore Piar Farra Pants Up to 72” hip!
It is a classic 5-pocket pants, with two front pockets, 1 coin pocket, and two back patch pockets.
The fit of this pattern is high-waisted and fitted at the waist, hips, and thighs with negative ease until the knee.
The yoke cut is unique and not only makes this design look special visually but it is also designed to accentuate and give the best shape to your back with the help of two strategically placed darts.
You can choose the style of the leg with 3 different views:
VIEW A: Straight
VIEW B: Wide
VIEW C: Flare
This pattern also comes with 9 embroidery templates to rock on your patch pockets.
What did 2022 in sewing look like for us?
203 total makes
664.5 yards of fabric
Average of 3.3 yards per garment
155 Dresses, 23 tops, 13 skirts
34 different designers
|Made By Rae||15|
|Muna & Broad||6|
|Jennifer Lauren Handmade||5|
|5 out of 4||3|
|Friday Pattern Company||2|
47 different sources of fabric
|Hello Friend Fabrics||8||4%|
|Fine Fabrics USA||7||3%|
|Warp & Weft Textiles||4||2%|
Linen was my favorite fabric. Thanks, Beverly!
|Yarn dyed cotton||5|
57 different test sews (some of these are multiples of the same garment, 80% were paid)
I kept track of my makes this year! I made 98 items, almost entirely garments!
13 were items for other people, namely Jim and my mom.
About ⅓ dresses, ⅓ tops, and half that in pants and shorts combined. Others are pajamas, workout clothes, bags, etc
Avg 2.3 yds fabric
40 diff designers
81 diff patterns. Jenny: 68
29 diff fabric sources
41 diff types of fabric! How can this be right?
79 success, 10 fail, 6 meh. Jenny 154 not in my closet now
Top three fabric sources: Mood, Domesticity, Stylemaker
Top three designers: Sew Liberated, Merchant and Mills, Elisabeth Susann
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