For the first time in years, I am not going back to school this fall! The fall planning vibes have still gotten to me, though, and I’ve got a whole list of projects that I want to tackle this season. They mostly center around building my business-casual work wardrobe, with an emphasis on separates.
The back-to-school propoganda has started popping up everywhere. Brandon actually warned me not to go to Target unless I wanted to be surrounded by moody teenagers anxious about going back to school. Rather than thinking about school myself, I’ve made up a list of Fall 2017 sewing plans. They fall into two categories: special occasion dresses and mix-and-match basic separates. Continue reading
Back to school, back to school, to prove to Dad that I’m not a fool. Now that I’m entering my 19th year of school, I’m pretty sure my dad doesn’t think that I’m a fool, but that song still gets stuck in my head every fall. It’s still hot and steamy here, but I’m starting to daydream about fall clothes, and what I want to sew this season. My time is fairly limited until October, when I take my comps, so I’m trying not to be overly ambitious. November really feels like the beginning of fall here (at least to us northerners transplanted to the south), so it’s not a big deal. Here’s what I want to make for the fall/winter: Continue reading
Moving right along from one special event dress to another… My littlest brother graduates from college in May. I can’t believe that we’ll all have graduated this year. I’m sure my dad can’t wait. Continue reading