Wow, once again another month has just flown by. Whatever happened to the days when we were younger and the days and months just felt like they dragged on forever. What I wouldn’t give to feel that way again. Now it seems like I blink and another month has past. I have so many topics I want to post on, but I keep pushing them off resulting in only writing up my monthly reviews. Bad blogger, bad!! I will try to get better for March. I promise.
I did do a little bit of sewing this past month resulting in me using 12.75yds of stash fabric! First I made two Wild Kratts Creature Power suits for my nephews. I used 1 yard of black fleece that I bought on Black Friday for this purpose.
I also made myself two pairs of pajama pants using B5153, my go to pajama pattern. I used 3 yards for each pair. That is six yards of stash flannel gone! Woohoo! While it is not red, to keep with February’s Stashbusting theme, I think pink is close enough. Also, I think I am going to count both of these as my ugliest fabrics. I liked them when I bought them, but after getting them home they just seemed like too much for pajama pants. What’s worse is I still have more of the houndstooth one because I was intending it for a top and bottoms. Now, I cannot even begin to imagine how crazy I would look covered in pink and black houndstooth.
I did also get the lining for Eric’s Albion coat, using another 4.5 yards. I still haven’t finished it though. All I have left to do is attach the lining and sew on the toggles. So close to being done. I need to finish it this week, end of story.
I only made one impulse fabric purchase this past month. Woohoo! I was killing time at Jo-Ann’s while Eric was getting his hair cut and stumbled upon this black and cream peach skin. I saw it and touched it and walked away muttering that I didn’t need it. Then I kept thinking about it and decided I was lying to myself and went back for it. I am glad I did because there was only 2.25yds left. I got it all and I know exactly what I will be making with it, another version of Simplicity 1280 with the crossover and sleeves. Even with that purchase my stash is still down 10.5 yards this month, so I will count that as a win.
For March I have some big plans! I want to make a couple of quick tops for myself, finish up some alterations and UFO’s, and make the chemise and corset for my next renaissance costume. I have been putting this costume off for far too long and it is time to get going on it. I also want to write a tutorial for the Wild Kratts costume I made since I could not find any descent ones I liked.
What are you planning for March?