Make a Garment A Month Challenge, we are to post our upcoming month's plans. Personally, I am embracing this planning stage! It gives me a quiet, conscious moment to 'think' about my personal clothing needs and plan accordingly.
Basic clothes are what I need for my daily life, so I'll be making another pair of pants and a coordinating top.
Top will be a long-sleeved peasant top, using NEWLOOK 6891, view A. I made view E, a sleeveless version last year and have found it most comfortable. So, knowing how this should fit, will make it an easier go in the long-sleeve version. The stripes will go up and down, so hopefully, there won't be too much stripes-matching.
chocolate brown pants I just made (and love!). Ever since Sarah Liz made her first NEWLOOK 6216 elastic-waist pants with (awesome!) pockets, I've been wanting to try that pattern too. Using the same fabric as the Simplicity 7131 pants I just made, it'll be interesting to see how the NEWLOOK 6216 will fit. 2 elastic-waist pairs of pants to compare, out of the very same fabric made from 2 different patterns. The Simplicity 7131 pattern is sans pockets.
So, NEWLOOK 6216 pants, view D will be made using Sarah Liz's notes, where she said she
made an 8 (I'll need a 10!),
omit the drawstring (I agree! it only adds bulk and a lump under my shirts too)
added tiny bit at front side of waist, (probably should be okay here as I'll be making the 10?)
raised waistline 1" (definitely need this so it will sit at natural waistline, instead of 1" below the waist as per pattern)
and made back rise 1/2" higher (really like the thought of this, so gotta figure out how to do)
Make a Garment a Month Challenge, nothing earth-shattering, but what I need in my closet. 'Pure Basics'!
UPDATE: You can see the completed garments here