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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

Mini Wardrobe 2014

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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:

BurdaStyle 02/2014 #105

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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