2016 Sewing and Crafting Year in Review

2016 was a very unordinary sewing year for me.  I literally only had one month where I wasnt pregnant or had a newborn!  So not much sewing for me got done.  I did, however, find a way to sneak in some projects.  Many aren’t finished yet!

in 2016 I made..,

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18th century stays

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A wool regency dress

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A 1930s sporty dress

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A red 1790s silk dress (suitable for maternity)

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I altered my Curtain Along dress to work for maternity.

allitemsI made an entire 1930s baby layette as a pattern sample.

Being a bad blogger, I’m on my cell phone trying to type with one hand with a baby on my arm.  The rest of the photos will have to suffice as enough evidence I made or started projects this year!

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Here’s hoping I can be even half as productive in 2017!

Happy sewing!

9 Comments on 2016 Sewing and Crafting Year in Review

  1. Porcelina
    February 19, 2017 at 12:02 am (2 months ago)

    What a superb selection of garments! I love how you tackle such a range of eras, and everything from dresses to knitting, to embroidery and hats. Very inspirational, and it must be hard having time to do it with a baby.

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    • Lauren
      February 19, 2017 at 4:40 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks!

      Reply
  2. Deborah
    February 19, 2017 at 6:54 am (2 months ago)

    You are amazing. I sewed nothing during my baby mommy years!

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    • Lauren
      February 19, 2017 at 4:40 pm (2 months ago)

      Thank you!

      Reply
  3. Alyssa
    February 19, 2017 at 4:28 pm (2 months ago)

    That bloomer suit, oh! I truly hope that is something you are planning on releasing as a pattern!

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  4. Kara
    February 21, 2017 at 3:58 am (2 months ago)

    So much stuff! I’m really impressed. My kids are no longer babies, and I can get no where near as much done. Hoping 2017 will be a great sewing year for all of us!

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  5. Gina White
    February 22, 2017 at 7:20 pm (2 months ago)

    Ok, so while I loved all of your fabulous costuming offerings, especially the Regency items, I am so in love with all the baby items you made! How utterly delightful!!!! I think you may have had a little too much fun making them?
    Blessings!
    g

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  6. Hilary
    March 4, 2017 at 8:21 pm (2 months ago)

    I love seeing all the work you’ve done! I’m a slow seamstress (sew-er? Sewer looks like a waste disposal solution) and to me the amount and variety of work is inspiring! Makes me want to learn how to knit or crochet. Those hats are great too!

    You definitely have the best dressed baby! She has really beautiful eyes. Those knitted sweaters and booties are too cute to be real.

    Wish you the best 2017!

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