“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5
How are you? Any special 4th of July plans? I wish I was one of those people that gets into holiday sewing. I always admire folks who take the time to make a red,white and blue kind of sewing project. Or costume sew for Halloween. or make matching christmas pajamas for their kids. Thats just not my thing. lol!
I am looking forward to the 4th of July holiday though. My kids are away with their dad but my brother and his family are flying in from Arizona. I am really looking forward to spending sometime with my nieces and nephews.
This week’s post is a Sew Easy Summer Sewing Pattern Round UP. Like I mentioned when I announced this series I was looking to sew projects that had minimal pattern pieces (5 or less), no zipper or button closures. Pretty much anything that I can pull up or pull over my head. I also thought some of you might be feeling kind of craft lazy this summer also and would like to keep sewing projects laid back and easy. Below is a list of what I pulled from the latest spring/summer collections from the Big 3 as well as a few indy patterns companies.
The Big 3 Companies
V9374 Pull on Pants
V9375 MISSES’ VEST, JACKET AND PANTS
V9377 Misses Jacket and Belt
B6691 Misses Jacket and Jumpsuit
B6680 Misses Dress
B6685 Misses Top and Sash
M7942 Misses’, Children’s and Girls’ Top, Skirt, Shorts and Pants
Indy Pattern Companies
For this list I just linked you to a handful of company websites because many of them only have a handful of patterns on their site. Many of which are stylish, very easy and beginner friendly. Its worth the extra effort to spend time on their sites. They often have really great blogs and tutorials in addition to their shop.
Paper Theory Patterns
Style Sew Me
Closet Case Patterns
Megan Nielsen Patterns
Friday Pattern Company
Rosy Peña Patterns
That’s it! A nice round up of some great and easy sewing patterns to help you build your handmade summer wardrobe without too much fuss. Have a great 4th of July holiday everyone! Catch you next week…
“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:8 (NIV)
I hope all is well. My apologies for the late post. My week has been a bit hectic. I dropped my kids off to their dad for the summer over the weekend and then ended up with a mild summer cold. So i’ve been nursing it while trying to get work done. But i’ve also fallen behind a bit on my blog posts.
This week’s thrift the look inspiration was a street style blazer look that I came across on Pinterest. I love a great blazer with jeans. It’s easy to wear and is a go to favorite of mine when I need to look put together in a pinch. Below are my inspiration photos.
I love the laid back swag of these outfits. In order to create my version of this look I took to the Goodwill of Oak Creek. It was my first time to this particular location. I liked that it wasn’t a big store and that it was clean. They had a decent selection of items for me to pull from. I bought quite a few things actually. I went on a Monday late morning and it wasn’t too crowded. The store staff were polite as well.
My complete look from Head to Toe came from the Goodwill. Outside of the grey blazer, everything I purchased was from my Goodwill of Oak Creek visit. Below are the details.
Blazer: 9 West purchased last spring at another Goodwill
She t-shirt: Ny and Company purchased at Goodwill of Oak Creek
Dark Wash Boyfriend Jeans: Ny and Company purchased at Goodwill of Oak Creek
Orchid Purple Suede Pumps: Guess purchased at Goodwill of Oak Creek (just a little tip. when you purchase gently used shoes second hand. I spray the insides with Lysol disinfecting spray. Before I wear them).
Well that’s all for Now. Until next time…..