This week’s Project Sewn challenge was to create a signature look. My first thought was, “Well, everything I’ve made so far is pretty much in my signature style.” My second thought was, “Except that I’ve only made dresses.”
While I do wear dresses a lot (nothing is easier than just putting on a dress in the morning), I also wear a lot of separates. In the winter, that tends to be sweaters and pants, but in the summer, I go with blouses and skirts a lot of the time.
My signature style:
Tailored or fitted
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Here is the before of my Project Sewn upcycle for the black and white challenge. I’m making a halter dress and it is just about done, I want to add a couple finishing touches.
What do you do when your kid rips holes in the knees of her leggings? I upcycle the leggings into a skirt (and a matching skirt for her doll out of the leftover fabric).
This is very easy to do. Cut off the legs at the holes and even the length. Rip out the center seams of the leggings (up until the crotch seam, leaving the seams in the front and the back) and turn them so that the legs are now the front and the back. Cut triangular panels out of the discarded bottom of the legs material, and sew on the new “sides” of the skirt.
I use hair elastics for the doll waistbands.