2013 in review – the hits
My year in review continues with my top 5 hits…
Reason: Wearability. My Briar jumpers were on high rotation all winter and into Spring. I’m not usually a ‘trend’ kind of girl, but I jumped on the high/low hem band-wangon and discovered a pattern that I love and a figure flattering shape that I will continue to wear in years to come. I altered this pattern so that the hem is halfway been the full length and the cropped version and found a length that ‘works’ for me. I don’t think I’m done with this pattern yet!
Reason: Wearability/Speedy Sew. These pants are super comfortable, warm, quick & easy to make. I wore them a lot during winter and I look forward to reconnecting with them in Autumn/Winter 2014.
3) Hemlock Tee
Reason: Wearability/Style. This slouchy boxy tee is just my style and as soon as it was released by Grainline Studio (it’s a free pattern with online instructions) I printed the pattern, taped it together, cut out my fabric and overlocked my new tee. I also made a Hemlock for Miss A’s teacher as an end of year present and it was a big hit. There will definitely be more Hemlock’s in my life.
4) Lola Tee
Reason: Wearability/Figure Flattering Tee. A recent make but it gets worn, washed and then worn again. I’m hoping to make another one today and I have a Lola Dress planned too.
Reason: Wearability/Comfort/Style. This is the perfect dress for hot summer days and when I put it on I feel stylish; a bit fancy-pants! As Sew Busy Lizzy commented on the original blog post it’s “Very very Anna!”.
In summary, my hits are all items that fit my style, are comfortable and that I’ve worn and worn and worn… and will continue to wear.