Monday, November 23, 2015

Connect the Dots

There has not been much in the way of sewing happening around these parts.  I seem to have lost all my creative motivation.

But I did manage to get through the photos of this dress.  

The weather has started to turn cold which means this dress will get stashed away in the closet for a few months.  But it will definitely see some wear next year - these Alabama Chanin style clothes really are extremely comfortable!

And as to what my next project will be . . . I have absolutely no idea.

I have been meaning to make myself a new coat for the last couple of years, but never manage to get to it while the garment would be weather appropriate.  And working with heavy wool in the Spring just feels wrong.

A hand sewing project actually sounds rather appealing, but I think I want to take a bit of a break from cotton jersey.  Hopefully a few days of vacation will get me back in the sewing room.

Dress:  Made by me, Butterick 6129
Shoes:  Banana Republic


  1. The double dye job worked wonders - THAT color!!

    Take a breather, and let your sew-jo waft about the universe for a bit (WHOA! What's happening??? I'm turning into Testy-Be-Joyful!).

  2. I recently discovered your blog and have read every post! You're creativity is inspiring! And I've never done anything with my sewing machine except hem pants!

    Coats are boring... check out Dita Von Teese cape... If you catch a detailed photo, it is a really gorgeous design! - ( I added a link, but if you google it it is the one with the white lining)

    Happy T-day!

  3. I absolutely love this dress. I have an addiction to dots. It looks amazing.

  4. Punchy, fabulously fun dress! Perhaps the changing of the seasons is factoring into things for you. I sometimes feel a slump in energy/creativity/inspiration/mojo/etc when one fades (or falls!) into another, especially if I really enjoyed the last one.

    ♥ Jessica