Monday Morning Secret Pajamas

Soooo, Iยดm back ๐Ÿ™‚

Iยดm back at work (part time) and itยดs been a real challenge getting things back in rotation. So if I want to blog more (because I want to) it needs to be quick and dirty ๐Ÿ˜‰

(There is no more room in my sewing room to take pictures so I tried some quick selfies in our bedroom mirror – which I need to clean #sorrynotsorry.)


Long story short: Only one of the items on my Fall list has been sewn, finished it two days ago and what Iยดll be blogging about today isnยดt even that. Weather has been really nice so far but Iยดve been wearing the same 3 Summer dresses non-stop to work. I needed something new, fast! Iยดve felt very indecisive for about 6 weeks because how I think I look and how I actually look arenยดt the same. In my head Iยดm still as skinny as I was 10 years ago ๐Ÿ˜‰ So the plans Iยดve been making havenยดt been the most flattering and I felt stumped.

Luckily, I foundย some inspiration in this Polyvore collection on Pinterest. (What did we do before Pinterest?)


I started by recreating the black swing dress.

I took the Closet Case Files Nettie as a base. By slashing and spreading I made it into a tent dress which turned out very muumuu and tenty, with a very weird curved hem. So I sliced off 15 cm to make it short and sassy. (#nailedit) I used 1.5 m of black viscose knit, and about 15cm of black ribbing for the arm and neckline bands. I made the scoop neckline and the medium back.

I love how it looks with this cardigan and black tights. It might be a tad short for work but I need lounge wear too. This is perfect for everything and I donยดt want to take it off, ever. So Iยดm guessing I need a few more which I can pair with blue or brown tights and the longer RTW cardigans in my wardrobe.



See you later!