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Style Arc Ursula Ponte Skirt

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner – the Ursula Ponte Skirt is a great wardrobe staple to have swinging in your closet.

After seeing so many lovely garments made by my sewing peers using Style Arc patterns I thought I’d stick my toe in the water with this skirt.

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McCalls 5668 – Light Boucle Jacket

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I just finished McCalls 5668 which is a light and versatile little jacket.  Here are the envelope pictures:

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McCalls 3830 – Wardrobe Builder

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One key area of focus for me this year is wardrobe building by adding some basics to my closet.  My description of basics means sewing classic, stylish patterns which will integrate well with each other or with other pieces that I already have.  This isn’t about trends or fads; rather it is about having garments that can be worn confidently for years to come and ones that I can mix and match.

Such is the case with McCalls 3830 which is a pattern for a basic straight skirt with several length options as seen here:

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Vogue 1329 Kay Unger Colourblock Dress

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I just finished Vogue 1329 and could not be happier with the end result.  Here is the picture from the Vogue website.

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Vogue 8825 – All Wrapped Up

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After a very trying week, I spent a couple of self indulgent days in my sewing room working on Vogue 8825.

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V 7876 A Little Champagne In The Afternoon

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I just completed Vogue 7876 and although it was a little fussy here and there, I am quite pleased with the end result.

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New Look 6838 – Back to Basics – Wardrobe Builder

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One thing that I know for sure about my clothing habits is that I lean toward solid colours.  I’m not sure why that is.  Perhaps a deep rooted desire for neatness and organization in life.  A girl can dream…

I am in need of some basics; pieces that can be mixed and matched easily with other items in my closet.  That said, my first entry in my RTW fast fit the bill quite nicely.  I chose New Look 6838 and I made view A.

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