Clad in Shades of Orange and Gold

Jennifer blouse

I just started my new job on Monday (yay!), but because it's full-time, it may wreck some havoc on my sewing schedule. So this may be the last major garment for a little while, or it may not. I have some skirts I want to do, but some more complex projects may be put on hold. 

Jennifer Blouse

This was one of those pattern-fabric combinations that I wasn't sure if it would turn out a hideous mess or something awesome. I'm pleased to say that I think it falls into the latter category. This is another Burdastyle pattern (what can I say, they're free!), the Jennifer blouse. There are 17 hand-sewn buttons and about 80 pintucks- seriously. There was a lot of detail work on this one, but that's what makes the shirt so lovely in my opinion. And I did a really good job of lining up the plaid, which is an accomplishment in itself.

My sewing corner

On a related note, I had to take some photos of my sewing area for a project, so I thought I'd share this little snippet of my home with you all.

Sewing Desk

Oh and that stack of fabric on the corner? I'll show you what that turned into a little later this week. 

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