January MAGAM plans

5:39 PM

It took me a little longer to decide what to choose for my January Make a Garment a Month pattern. Should I make another dress, or something different? I looked at a lot of patterns, but in the end I decided that I needed something easy this month, and had just the patterns & fabric in my stash. Despite my recently stated sewing goals for 2014, I'm going to start slow this year with something easy -- still thinking about the bigger challenges I want to take on later :)

I don't like plain t-shirts, and don't really have very many. But I do like long sleeved comfy tops so thought I'd use some pieces of soft knit jersey in my stash to make up some more interesting tees. I have these two Very Easy Vogue patterns and these two colours of knit:

Vogue 8581 and Vogue 8514

My goal is to make at least one of them this month. I feel in need of something simple and comfy. I'm planning to make the blue fabric into the green view, and the grey fabric into the white view.

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  1. Both of them are wonderful...my favorite is the one on the right :0)

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    1. Mine too, that's where I've started...

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  2. Yes, sometimes it is wise to slow down and enjoy the journey, so I think making something simple is a good idea. And these will make lovely comfy basics - you could layer them as well :)

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    1. I think so -- very handy to have a couple of these items.

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