Do you ever find yourself crushing on a new look and feel like its entirely your invention? That was me with black and white this year. I found myself craving it and daydreaming what I might make in that combination. Then I look around me and flip through a spring issue of InStyle and find its a hot spring trend. You have that feeling of, “Hey, I thought of that first!” when in fact you’ve probably just been absorbing things subconsciously and when you wake up to it you realize you’re just a part of the trend. So this is what I put together from my wardrobe for church today:
It’s my Simplicity 2215 winter white skirt. I love this skirt so much I have visions of several other versions such as a slighter shorter denim and a midi coral, not to mention I’d love to make the dress version, as well.
I have some black and ivory fabric set aside for a blouse using Simplicity 3688 with the full gathered sleeve from McCall’s 6702 and possibly some embellishment. And I have a black and white deco vibe dress in mind. That would help quench my thirst for this trend. We’ll see if I get to them!
In the meantime I am working on a couple Colette Patterns Laurels, and I took a bunch of pictures today of finished projects. New things coming your way!