Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top 12 of 2013 ~ Reflection of my favorites this year





The Best of 2013

Most viewed post: A-Line Skirt Tutorial
I love this skirt and wore it quite a bit.  My zipper skills have improved tremendously so I should make a new one - however this Riley Blake fabric is my favorite of all time!

Coolest thing I sewed: Pac-Man Bathrobe for Mr. T
It was difficult, expensive, and took forever, but I LOVE IT!

Most favorite thing for me....a tie!
First is: My J.Crew knockoff!! 
I love this tee - I can't wait to make another version!

Second is: my Alma 
(I have another one in the works)

Some other favorites:
Jalie Tee 


Jungle stripes for K, sewn a total of 3 times!
Pink stripe  and yellow ice cream


Tank for me


Minecraft Jacket for T


McCall's dress for K sewn twice!
light pink/light blue    and dark blue/pink and white


McCall's Dress for Sew Weekly Reunion


Shorts for T



Cute tank for Miss K



I hope your year was eventful and successful! Here's to 2014 being even better in sewing!

~ Happy Sewing! ~ Kristin ~

12 comments:

  1. You have made some beautiful garments..Look forward to what you make next year.. Happy New Years, and Happy sewing.

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    1. Aw. Thanks Judy! I look forward to your makes as well! 2014 will be the best yet :D

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  2. Happy New Years! I love your blog; I have found some great inspiration and continue to do so! Your Alma top is so cute; I haven't tried that pattern line...yet! I'm really glad you made the Mine Craft jacket because I would not have thought of it myself and my son loves wearing his. I want to make another eventually but with some other theme. I'm making a skirt right now and want to pair it with a Jalie T. I have had the pattern a while but just haven't traced it. I liked how you did the comparison of Ottobre and Jalie Ts, so I was looking at that the other day thinking "which one do I want to make for myself?" I have made the Ottobre Creative workshop, but the fit you showed makes me want to go with Jalie this time around.

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    1. Shirley, thank you :) Your comment made me smile from inside-out. Sometimes I get a bit down and I'm always hard on myself and my sewing. It's nice to hear your kind words. Here's to a great 2014 for both of us!!!

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  3. Happy New Year! I really like the tops that you sewed for yourself this past year. Can't wait to see what you make in 2014!

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    1. Thanks Cindy, Happy New Year to you too! I'm excited to see your future makes :D

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  4. Your skirt is really cute - I hadn't seen it, as I started to follow after you made it. I'm not surprised the Alma blouse is on your list either. I like the neckline and it looks like such a good fit. Looking forward to seeing Alma no. 2 and everything else you sew in 2014!

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    1. Thanks Philippa! It was my first make last January ;-)
      I look forward to your stuff too!

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  5. Oooh, Alma! I keep forgetting I have this pattern! I love yours!

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    1. Thanks Gail! It rocks - you should make it!

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  6. You had a lot of great makes this year! And I couldn't help notice a lot of them are light blue, hehe. Here's to a great 2014!

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    1. LOL! It certainly is one of my favorite colors ;-)
      Thanks! and to you too!

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