Friday, November 2, 2012

End of October Wrap Up








 
 
Don't the months roll around quick.  I have a heap of projects to start/complete before Christmas.  Some of these are for myself and some are gifts.  There certainly are not enough sewing hours in a day. It is really hard to pick a favourite this month but I think it has to go to my new swim wear closely followed by the orange and pink dress.  Why did I pick the tankini?  Well, I surprised myself with this one.  I didn't have high expectations for the results of a me made suit but actually surprised myself to find out that it is as good as any store bought suit I have ever owned.  If the current weather continues, it will soon be in regular rotation.
Red Capris
Pattern $25.00
Fabric $20.00
Zip $0.00
Button $0.75
Hooks & Eyes $2.75
Total $48.50
 
Navy/White Top

Pattern Used Before $0.00
Fabric $1.99
Total $1.99
 

Pink Capris
Pattern Used Before $0.00
Fabric $16.00
Zip $3.90
Hook & Eye Accounted For $0.00
Button Reused $0.00
Interfacing $5.00
Thread $2.79
Lining Leftover $0.00
Total $27.69
 
Underwear

Pattern Used Before $0.00
Fabric $8.00
Elastic $4.40
Total $12.40
 
Tankini

Pattern Used Before $0.00
Fabric $7.00
Elastic $2.00
Thread $2.79
Total $9.79
 
Turquoise Dress

Pattern $12.00
Fabric $12.00
Total $24.00
 
Orange/Pink Dress

Pattern Used Before $0.00
Fabric $16.00
Total $16.00
 
October Total $140.37







6 comments:

  1. I missed the striped dress until now - I like that one very much!

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  2. another great month! I'm jealous that swimwear elastic is sooooo much cheaper where you are!

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    1. I got mine from Lincraft. I bought 8mm at 49c per metre. I should have bought more because I went back and they didn't have any of that size left. That is my biggest issue with Lincraft, they don't restock regularly. Your Lincraft prices should be similar

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    2. That's terrific, but since my nearest Lincraft store is over 4000km away in Sydney I guess I'll just have to make do with the expensive stuff we have here.

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    3. That could be a problem! According to their website their is one in Perth but unless it is easily accessible it may not be worth it.

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