Me Made Monday – Some Sewing Finally!

Amanda here, chiming in and celebrating my small sewing successes. Why, you ask?MMM SN Me Made Monday   Some Sewing Finally!Because I finally sewed something! And better yet,  something for myself!

Carving out time to sew or create anything is probably my biggest creative challenge these days, thanks to the infant and toddler who live with me and need to be fed regularly. So when it happens, I celebrate. Speaking of things that have changed, gone are the days when I had hours of uninterrupted time in my sewing room. No, now I sew in short 30 minute to 1 hour sessions, doing little bits at a time. Hence my wee bit of progress on this top.

mmm6.22 768x1024 Me Made Monday   Some Sewing Finally!Placket is done! They never make sense to me until I just do them.

This colorway is top one. Fabric is already bought and prepped for top two. That’s part of my big summer sewing plan: find a few good, really wearable patterns and make several of each. I love this pattern: it’s casual but still quite stylish, has some interesting details, and is calling out for some fun alterations. Maybe a cute mini pocket?

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 Me Made Monday   Some Sewing Finally!
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