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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

2010 - In Review



Happy New Year!

I pray that everyone is well and making grand plans for the year 2011. It's that time again. My, how time flies. It seems only yesterday I wrote my 2009 review. Well the important thing is, we are still here and able to do our favorite hobby, sewing/designing our clothes. What a gift.

I don't want to even talk about all the goals that I didn't accomplish. Instead I will focus on my achievements. Last year, productivity increased. For me I sewed:

Dresses 15
Tops 9
Jackets 4
Pants 8
Skirts 3
Vest 1
Total garments 40

My Favorite Things -








For DD:

Dresses 3
Tops 2
Jackets 2
Vest 1
Skirts 3
Pants 2
Total garments 13

Favorite Things for DD-




For Family and Clients

Dresses 2
Tops 5
Jacket/Coats 5
Skirts 5
Pants 1
Robe 1
Total garment 19

Favorite Garments for Sisters -




Favorite Client Garments -





I made a grand total of 72 garments and two home dec projects, not to mention several mending/alterations during 2010. I was surprised! High on the quantity side I must admit. Overall I think a did well on the quality of my work. As I looked through all of the project sets on my flash drive , I saw improvements in the finish and fit of my garments. Last year I focused on achieving a more polished look. Every jacket/coat was lined, some with piping added to the front facing. And nearly every woven dress was lined. This year I felt much better about the results of my client projects.

It's was a very good year of sewing. Soon I'll post a review of the last garment finished 2010 and the first finished 2011.

Happy Sewing!
C

16 comments:

  1. Wow! You have had quite a productive year! Thanks for the recap. I feel like a slaker in comparison LOL

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  2. What a productive year. I am looking for more great garments from you in 2011

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  3. 2010 was definitely a productive sewing year snag look forward to 2011.

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  4. Wow! You finished a ton of beautiful garments. Congrats!

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  5. You had a fab sewing year, and are one of my biggest inspirations!

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  6. You've made some fabulous pieces! And those you sew for? I hope they truly appreciate your skills!

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  7. Your output is dazzling. Great stuff. I especially liked some of the items you have made for your daughter - to tell the truth I have made the same patterns because I saw your creations for her! Looking forward to seeing more in 2011.

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  8. Menina que talento,parabéns amei seu post tudo muito lindo vou e seguir,quer ser minha amiga tbm ficarei feliz se me seguir.

    beijos♥ Arlete
    http://arleteatelie.blogspot.com

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  9. Your garments are wonderful. You were very productive. I am looking forward to seeing what you produce in 2011.

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  10. My Heavens, you blew it out the park! Wow, now you got some sewing accomplished! Pretty impressive and of course you made tons of nice pieces. Well I see I have a new goal to strive for. The year I can get that many items sewn will be wonderful! I've got a new aim....thanks:) Happy New Year to you as well and may God Bless everything you touch to turn to gold (more so than it already has)*smile*! Take Care~

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  11. You've had a fabulous year and you work full time, too!

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  12. Thanks, ladies. This year I want to try some couture techniques. Happy Sewing!
    C

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  13. Everything you made is simply beautiful, but I think my favorite is the black dress you made for yourself. You look stunning in it!
    Happy New Year.

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  14. Very impressive! 2010 was a great sewing year for you! Happy New Year!

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  15. You go girl! You accomplished a huge amount! How did you find the time?

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