Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Simplicity 2474 and Magic Pencil Modeled

Here I am after work, wearing my new top and skirt.

Note to self: Stand away from the lamp so it doesn't
look like a tumor growing out of my hip.

But I actually kept this black cardi on most of the day as the office runs cool.


The top definitely passed the wearability test and with just using 28" of fabric plus 1/2 pack of binding, I can see a few more of these in my future. Even from Joann's Polly & Esther collection. ;-)

22 comments:

  1. Looks very cute, Debbie. Happy New Year!

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  2. Very cute, especially love it with the cardi.

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  3. I love it with the cardi too. Such a classic little look!

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  4. Very nice. I really need to make one of those magic skirts. Yours always look so good.

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  5. Great outfit - wonderful combination of colours. Very nice.

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  6. But, but, Polly and Esther are such cuties! (er, not usually!)

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  7. Looks super on you! Great kick-start to the sewing for 2013...

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  8. It's a great work look! You definitely should make more.

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  9. You're looking good girl-very professionally turned out in your cardi suit. Love the Polly and Esther remark. I made a muslin of a tank out of some of the nastiest stuff that ever lived meaning to toss it yet have worn it to death as a layering piece. Biggest reason is it doesn't wrinkle and is indestructible in the wash and the colors are forever the same. In fact I want to hunt some more Polly and Esther prints for winter wear.

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  10. Great little combo. Love anything that layers.

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  11. That outfit looks fabulous, as do you, Debbie.

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  12. This looks better on you than the dress form! It looks great with the cardi too.

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  13. Great combo! As for Polly and Esther, it is really a shame that Joann's is almost the only go to fabric store in the Tampa Bay area.

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  14. The whole outfit looks so good. I love the purple skirt. Wow, I just realized that I DO like purple....but never wear it????

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  15. This outfit looks great! Had a little chuckle about the lamp... at least it's not right over the top of your head LOL.

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  16. Poly & Ester! Too stinkin' cute. I love it with the cardi. Great outfit. g

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  17. I like the way the purple skirt brought out the purple accents in the top. Great outfit! I have the magic skirt pattern, and I need to try it out.

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  18. I have been reading your blog for years (long time reader, first time commenter) and, woman, I gotta say... your new life must really agree with you. You look happy, gorgeous and chic lately. I didn't add "smart" cuz we all already know you're witty, resourceful AND intelligent.

    Good for you!

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  19. You look fabulous, with and without the cardi :-).

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