3rd sewing contest

15 Jun

How on earth did we get to week three of IPM2015? Third week of June already and my housekeeping is suffering. I have done none since June and these contests began. That includes no laundry (aside from prewashing fabric of course). Today I realised I was on my last pair of clean pants! Luckily I’ve finished my third entry now and can get some washing on.

This week’s contest is New-To-You Indie pattern designers and I’ve gone with By Hand London’s Victoria blazer. I’ve never before this, used one of their patterns and am pretty pleased with the results. There are a few things I’d do differently next time, but you can read about that on my official contest entry blog here.

I’ve really enjoyed scoping out great spots and colorful backgrounds for the photos, and gotten to know my neighborhood a lot better in the process. I came across this great green wall a few weeks ago when Excellent E. and I were on our way to Hollow Ponds and I immediately knew it would be perfect for this chocolate brown blazer. Sometimes I cant decide which is funner: sewing a new project, photographing it, blogging about it or wearing it!




7 Responses to “3rd sewing contest”

  1. jennystitched June 15, 2015 at 12:42 pm #

    That lining is gorgeous 😍


    • rosemary June 15, 2015 at 1:16 pm #

      Thanks, I bought the silk in India last year originally to make some kind of bathrobe but I didn’t get enough, so i thought it would nmae a great lining!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. jen June 15, 2015 at 1:15 pm #

    Your blazer looks great! It’s a fun burden to try to find new spots for photos 🙂


    • rosemary June 15, 2015 at 1:17 pm #

      It is indeed! i feel like i’m seeing the city with new eyes and I’me even getting my husband to scout for appropriate walls now!


  3. monserrattlopez June 17, 2015 at 1:12 am #

    This jacket is gorgeous!!! I want one just like yours!! ❤


    • rosemary June 17, 2015 at 10:20 am #

      Thank you so much!



  1. A silky Christmas | Thimble & Threads - January 23, 2016

    […] sadly on the shelf month after month. The silk I got for me, eventually became the lining of my BHL Victoria Blazer. And every so often G would remind me that I promised him a silk dressing gown. But I must admit it […]


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