Sunday, July 1, 2012

A New Kind of SWAP

Have I mentioned that I heart http://theviviennefiles.blogspot.com/ ? Well, I do. Recently she put together pieces for a vacation at the shore that expanded to become an entire casual summer wardrobe. This is why I love her posts. There it was, a basic plan for all the summer clothes I'll need to play, run around, and still look put-together. I just need to put my own spin on it.

So here's step one of my interpretation of her plan. (Keep in mind that it's July and I haven't touched my sewing machine since....hmmm.....Easter? Like many others, house maintenance is my first priority this summer. That and renewing my teacher license which means taking a few classes. Oh yea, then there's the kids...oh yea, and then there's that broken foot I got last week.) Her first post is here and you can sneak a peek here to see how she turns into enough clothes for a summer wardrobe.

Sorry, no pics for my plan yet. Well, I have them but they're still in my head so I can't share now!


One or two people left her comments on her choice of using all L.L. Bean clothes. I thought this was funny because a) they were limiting themselves to the exact items shown, and b) when you sew you can make the pieces fit you/your life (as if you didn't know this already) so who cares who the original designer is?!