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Year End Sewing

Hi everyone!! Happy New Year!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸΈπŸ₯‚

This year has been sew wonderful and I have actually sewn more this year than I’ve ever seen before. I guess you can say that I found my sewjo πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ (corny, I know). Well, enough with the chit chat, let me get straight to my final two sewfits of 2017. Over the Christmas holiday, I made a dress that was so easy to sew, that I shocked my slow sewing self by finishing it in 30 minutes. That dress is M6886. I call it my foundation pattern, because you can use it as a base pattern to create other designs. For my dress, I used a plaid Ponte knit that I found at my local Joanns.

My next look is a look that I created for a monthly sewing challenge on Instagram, it is called “Sew Your View.” The host posts a pattern and participants sew their favorite view and use the #sewyourview on Instagram when they post photos of their makes. For my sewfit, I used a floral terry knit purchased from Boho Fabrics to make my knit drawstring bodice lightweight hooded sweater using M7688. I sewed view E and added the hood from view C. I also made a pair of faux leather pants to complete the outfit, along with some fabulous heels given to me by my best friend. I will definitely be using this pattern again, there are many great options to choose from.

Well, there you have it folks, my final sewing projects to finish out 2017 πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰. I am not the resolution type, I just hope to grow more as a Christian, a wife, a mother, and push myself more in my sewing. What do you guys hope to accomplish in 2018? Share your thoughts in the comment section, and don’t forget to follow me on Instagram @faithstjules.

Thank you all for reading my blog. Have a safe and happy 2018. Scroll to see my top nine for 2017.

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