Thanks much for some of you who kindly sent birthday wishes to my mom. My apology for the blurry photo of the wedding dress, that’s the only photo I brought with me.
I am so pumped up to sew my next garment. Currently, I am so into tunic and Nani Iro fabrics pairing. Since I am still on fabric diet, my stash, the pale blue seersucker, will be the substitute. I love tunic because it is so simple yet can be so flattering especially if I sew it with the right fabric. It is also versatile, I am all about sewing something that I will wear over and over again. I can wear it to work on friday casual or weekend out with friends. More importantly, tunic is my way of welcoming spring (where art thou?)
I am inspired by
I have yet to decide which pattern to sew from. The contenders are
– Model 13 or 21 from this book (my first attempt at Japanese pattern)
– Tunic from Cucito Fall 2009 (another Japanese pattern)
Let me know if you have any pattern recommendation
Back to Nani Iro. Seriously, Nani Iro fabrics are good stuffs, sort of like a piece of artwork that I didn’t quite appreciate before but has grown to love. Check these swatches out (courtesy of SuperBuzzy and Purl Soho). At $20+/yard, I better do a good job sewing.
Meanwhile, I have not neglected knitting. As a matter of fact, I’ve been knitting away while researching tunic stuffs and watching the olympic. Boy, I underestimated how exciting the winter olympic is. There are so many sports that I haven’t heard of, let alone seen before. It was thrilling to watch the ski cross, short track, ice dancing and of course figure skating (that Korean skater lady kicks ass). I am knitting the Diminishing Rib Cardigan and have separated sleeves. Pictures will follow.