I usually just see a length of fabric and decide what to sew, and usually don’t think in terms of wardrobe plans. Having recently run across this blog,
I’m starting to think a hit and miss sewing plan isn’t as useful as a more planned approach. With this in mind, my daughter introduced me to Polyvore, and it is fun to put together outfits and refine your fashion style. I don’t have much of a fashion style, so maybe I should work on developing one. Anyhow, here is my first effort:
This one was actually for my daughter, who said she would really like a navy top with white polka dots. We both love mustard yellow and like to use it as accents.
This one is for me. The sweater is just a color representation of a turquoise sweater I am knitting at the moment. Let’s see, in order to put this outfit together with the sweater I am knitting, I would need to acquire the top, shoes, pants, bag, earrings, and scarf. So not a present possibility, but just something to think about.
Right now there is a loud metallic grinding hum that is coming out of the neighbors’ backyard. The city workers are threading new pipe lines across the neighborhood and lucky us, our yard is where they are digging up and doing the work. So far there are only flags and markers in our side front yard, so maybe the neighbors will end up having the digging done.
This year for the first time, we did some fall planting. Yesterday we set out some cabbages, chard, and beets. You can never tell whether the weather will chill down and kill everything or whether we will have months of semi-warm weather , so this is a gamble. At least the garden looks a little better with some of the old crops pulled out. All that’s left out there are many winter squash and surprisingly, lots of tomatoes.