Week 6 Aussie Pattern

Well, another month completed in the 2023 Australian 52 Week Sewing Challenge! Only just scraped in for this month and nearly had to submit a reject for pleat week, but then I managed to get a Vivace Dolman sewn with the front pleat so I was able to use that. Phew!

Lets take a look at each of the weeks.

Week 6: Aussie Pattern

I chose to use a Pattern Emporium one for the Aussie Pattern. Kate is up in Qld and is an incredible pattern maker. I have made a few of hers and am about to test a new one for her as well. Highly recommend!

I made the Best Friends Tee in tank with square neckline. I used the last of my Sprinkle fabric to match with the kids set I made from Rubyjam Fabrics.

Week 7: Pleats

I was a little stumped by this one to start with and was going to enter a reject. Then I decided to make a Vivace Dolman from Love Notions and was stoked it had the front pleat to get me over the line for Pleat week!

I have written a full pattern review on the Vivace Dolman which I’ll link here.

I used a beautiful cotton elastane from Wattle Hill Fabrics and I can’t wait to wear this one A LOT more.

Week 8: Autumn

Another Love Notions sew for this week and one that I was absolutely stoked with how it turned out.

This is the Whistler pullover and hoodie. I chose to make the shawl collar option and I made tunic length and gathered front. The full review is here and there is also a YouTube Pattern Review here.

Fabric from Lush Fabrics Australia.

Week 9: Kids & Pets

A bit of an easy one for week 9. I’ve got 2 gorgeous kiddos I constantly sew for! 

The kids love matchy match pjs and this was a great way to match but still make them personlalised to each child. Ted will often refuse to even get changed out of his ice cream pjs so they become daywear as well haha. I’m not even mad.

The tops are the kids Essential Tee from Peek A Boo Patterns and the shorts are the Jordan Joggers.

Fabric from Rubjam.

Bring on March!

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