Top 5 of 2013!

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Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow has created a spot for sewists to share their top 5 hits and misses.  Take a look to see some fabulous makes from 2013.

I am only going to share my hits.  I don’t get enough makes in the year to have 5 hits and 5 misses.  The misses are probably sitting in the UFO pile.  This is my least productive year since I started sewing.  Not completely sure why…

Anyway, here they are:

Funnygrrl’s Top 5 Hits of 2013

5) Red Salsa Skirt

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A red pencil skirt with a surprise flounce.  I wear this quite often.  It is technically a wearable muslin but I haven’t gone on to complete the skirt out of its intended fabric yet.  Maybe in 2014!

4) Adey Kaftan Top

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This was my go-to blouse of the summer.  You also see it pictured here with my other new 2013 treat.  My new Fiat, Donatella.  Anyway, it is a simple blouse but I love its flowing sleeves and crocheted neckline taken from a RTW top.

3) English Rose Alma Blouse

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The English Rose Tunic that actually made it to England!  What I like most about this blouse is my idea of adding lace sleeves, collar and hem.  I think it makes an ordinary tunic into something a little special.  This is styled for vacation but back at home I’ve worn it with cream trousers to work.  It is a very pretty look.  A little unusual for me.

2) Red Polka Dot Alma Blouse

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I wear this blouse almost every week.  I love the variations for Alma.  You can see I made 2 completely different looks from the same Sewaholic pattern.

1) Here Comes the Rain Again Minoru Jacket

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This was my favourite photo shoot of the year including Buckingham Palace!  It was snowing, IN APRIL, but the backdrop of this art project was so inspiring.

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This jacket got a lot of wear (and stares) in London in May.  And I always get compliments back at home.  The combo of fabrics is my favourite of all my makes.

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There you have it.  I just finished my polka dot dress but just have to finish the belt.  It will also be a 2013 make but I wanted to get this list out.

Thanks for reading this year!  I have certainly slowed down in the blogging and sewing but plan to get back to a steady groove next year.

Thanks, Funnygrrl

What I’m listening to: New Year by Beach House

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