I'm late with June's update, primarily because I'm in a packing frenzy. The movers come in a week and a half and I'm just a wee bit stressed out. I'm closing up the sewing shop today so there won't be any more sewing for at least a couple months - that hasn't stopped me from buying a bit of fabric in July though.
Without further ado, here's what I got up to last month:
Two pairs of pjs for the girls, size 7 with an inch or so beyond the length of an 8 - used three yards of cotton interlock I purchased last year. Completed 6/7.
One pair of pjs and an unpictured replacement pj top (the previous one somehow became absolutely covered in chewing gum) for G - size 5 tops with 8 length and size 7 bottoms with 8 length. Used up two yards of French terry from the stash. Completed 6/7.
Tote bag for my brother-in-law, he bought the fabric. Completed 6/9.
Mustard yellow rayon Plantain tee, two yards of fabric I bought in May. This fabric is actually kind of icky - I bought it from a store that claims to sell only natural fabrics, but based on the complete lack of tolerance of the fabric to even super low-heat ironing, I think there's a good amount of poly in there. Completed 6/11.
Black Plaintain tee, fabric bought in January and previously used for my M6996 cardigan. 1.5 yards used. Completed 6/12.
Pinafore dress using a free pinafore pattern from Sew Now Mag - I used up my last 1 2/3 yards of some purple stretch corduroy that I originally bought years ago. The yardage was a stretch as the fabric was directional - I had to piece some of the pattern pieces. I also used 2/3 yards of that heavy plaid shirting that I got for free from FabricMart earlier this year. Completed 6/18. I hope to blog this one eventually.
Another pinafore dress using black denim I bought this month from Cali Fabrics for this purpose. I used all 2 yards used due to several cutting errors. I just a big scrap left. Completed 6/18.
Blackwood cardigan using the double-knit I bought this month from Cali Fabrics. Ugh, it didn't turn out well. I need to cut a new front band to save it but as I don't have any more fabric I'll need to obtain a coordinating navy fabric. No pics yet. 2 yards used. Completed 6/18 - well, not really, as I didn't bother hemming the sleeves since I knew it would need some work.
Two quick pairs of lengthened Euro Swim Trunks for Niko. Size 2T plus 5" length for a jammer suit. I didn't have any coordinating fabrics so these are solid. 1/2 yard used. Completed 6/28.
6/7: 2 yards of sweatshirt fleece from the thrift shop - $4.50.
6/10: 2 yards cotton poly striped rib knit for a Blackwood cardigan; 2 yards black non-stretch Kaufman denim for a pinafore dress and 2 yards windowpane checked double-knit for a Blackwood cardigan. Had a gift card so it was a total of $14. Cali Fabrics.
June fabric in: 8 yards.
June fabric out: 15 1/3 yards.
YTD in: 84.23
YTD out: 78.39