Alright – July was PANTS month in the land of Sew My Style! We were super excited to offer participants the choice of both the Lander Pants (and/)or the Forsythe Trousers this month, and I’ve loved seeing what everyone has made. From shorts to capris to full length pants, there are now quite a few of us who can say that we’ve actually made pants! And here’s a little backstory on mine.
I am super excited to share my Suki Kimono on the blog today! I knew that I was going to love this pattern before I even dug into it – I am a huge fan of Helen’s patterns, and was so impressed with the instructions when sewing up the Blackwood Cardigan last year. I’ve got plans to make the Winslow Culottes and the Avery Leggings, and the only reason I’ve been able to hold out this long on the Suki Kimono was because I wanted to be on track with Sew My Style!! I fell in love with this fabric from IndieSew when Allie released it back in January, and I knew it would be my perfect Suki Kimono. It has been sitting washed and ready to go on my shelf ever since, and I’m so glad to finally be wearing it! It is the perfect loungewear, and I have every intention of swanning around the house in this constantly throughout the summer. Side note – I’m also looking forward to the fact that this will be the most magical “me made” for May next year. I’ll be cute and put together in a me made garment, without ever having to actually change out of my pajamas the entire month!!
Two exciting things are mixed into my blog post today! I’ve recently partnered up with Stylish Fabric, and I am so excited to be sewing with and showing off some of their beautiful fabrics a few times a year. This is my first affiliate post with them, and I’m super excited to tell you a little more about the fabric I worked with. Secondly, but equally important, happy Sew My Style May Reveal Day! This one was quite an intriguing mystery to all of us for the first few months of the year. The Sew My Style Leader team was so excited to work with Deer & Doe by using one of their brand spanking new releases in our plans. I’ve loved seeing the beautiful versions of the Myosotis Dress pop up this month, and I’m excited to share mine with you today.
It is April Reveal Day! Though I’ve already seen some great Marigold Trousers and Jumpsuits throughout the month, I am hoping to see even more today. It really seemed that the Marigold was the furthest that participants have been pushed out of their comfort zone by Sew My Style to date (myself included!), but I’ve loved seeing what everyone has created. As for myself, I’ve created my first pair of PANTS and I am pretty stinkin’ proud of that!