First Challenge

Name & Location: Susie,   Newark  Ca

How long have you been sewing: over 50 years

Why did you want to commit to The Sew Weekly Challenge: To have a challenge and opportunity to use up my stash and created wonderful items to share with others.

What do you love most about sewing garments: I love to have garments that fit and are in the colors that I personally like and love.

What do you hate most about sewing garments: I hate cutting out garments.

What do you want to accomplish this year with regard to the challenge: To be able to meet all of the challenges and have wonderful new items weekly. Also to have an opportunity to receive feedback from others. Also to be able to give others feedback and encouragement.

Your biggest non-sewing goal of 2012: For the youngest son to complete his first year in college.

What are your favorite sewing/fashion blogs www.susankhalje.com, janefosterdesign.com, American sewing guild National website.

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  1. what a sunny smile! love the drape of your top.

    so far everyone hates cutting garments. whoever comes up with a fix for that is gonna be rich.

  2. Your dress is fabulous!!

  3. This is oh so sexy! What kind of fabric did you use?

  4. The fabric is a stretch faux leather and beleive it or not purchased at Joann’s. It is part of their project runaway fabric I think. I love the fabric and pattern.