Wowzers

5 Jul

In June I participated in every weekly contest for IPM2015 and it was great fun! I’ve discovered some great new Indie designers and seamstresses/bloggers in the process. Plus I won some great prizes – thanks to everyone who voted for me.

During week one (theme: dresses) for My Ruby Dress. I won a gift certificate for 5 Lekala patterns.

I’ve never used a Lekala pattern but am pretty excited – you add your measurements and the pattern you get is specifically tailored to you! How brilliant is that? Great for me as I often combine three sizes. The patterns I chose (after 3 weeks of changing my mind) were these:

During week 2 (theme: separates) for my Maritime shorts & Sorbetto top I won a Sewaholic PDF pattern of my choice and a Named PDF pattern of my choice. Again I’ve never used either of these designers. In the end I decided to challenge myself with the Robson Coat and the Alpi Chinos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m quite excited to get cracking on all of these, but after a month of sewing for myself I have a few projects for other people that  I need to focus on (well after I finish my 3rd Datura blouse – which of course was an absolute necessity this weekend).

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3 Responses to “Wowzers”

  1. kathryn July 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm #

    Well done on completing every week of the challenge – and with such lovely makes! Congratulations on your prizes, I love those Chino’s you’ve picked, I haven’t seen them before. I look forward to seeing these patterns made up!

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    • rosemary July 6, 2015 at 7:12 am #

      Thanks Kathryn! I’m quite excited about the chinos, may have to head up to the market though to get the right fabric to test them on! 😉

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  2. monserrattlopez July 7, 2015 at 3:13 pm #

    How exciting!!

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