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Mini Wardrobe 2014 Surprise

So, I didn’t win the Mini Wardrobe contest, but that’s cool.  After all of the wardrobes were entered I knew there was no way – so many awesome collections made by spectacular sewists!  I felt like I held my own fairly well, but by no means had the most creative or cohesive wardrobe.

And really, I have five new garments, so that’s a win, right?

And then something really fun and unexpected happened – Deepika (founder of Pattern Review) mailed a surprise to everyone who participated!

*Spoiler:  if you participated in the Mini Wardrobe contest and haven’t received your surprise yet, read no further!*

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Mini Wardrobe Achieved!

As you know, I finished my Mini Wardrobe yesterday.  Woohoo!

I deviated a bit from my original plan, but I’m very pleased with the outcome.  As a review, here are the pieces I made:

1.  McCall’s skirt
2.  Burda Style skirt
3.  Colette Patterns dress
4.  Vogue blouse
5.  McCall’s cardigan

You’ve seen all of these pieces individually already, but here they are together

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MW’14: The Crisp A-line Skirt

Woohoo, ya’ll!  I’ve got another skirt done.  OK, I got it done last week, but it’s still pretty neat:

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Say hello to my little friend, style number 105 from BurdaStyle magazine’s February 2014 issue.  Or 02/2014 #105 for short.  Does it look a bit nautical to you, or is that just me?

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