Monday, February 10, 2014

Project Sewn: Make It Pink Challenge

This week for the Project Sewn Challenge, we were to make something Pink.  Now I am a blonde, so pink is a good color for me.  I wanted something simple but something that I could pair with lots of different types of outfits.

I found this great lace knit at Joann's.  It is also stripes which I love.  I thought about making an entire dress with it, but then thought, nope.  I really don't like dresses.  Why would I waste good fabric on a dress.  Instead, I used the Seafarer Top from Sew Much Ado.  (Used it last week too!)  But this time, I made a facing for the neckline and just hemmed the bottom instead of using a band.  I wanted a little more dressy look and I think I got it.

For the skirt, I actually had a maternity dress that I could never wear because it was too short for my liking.  So I cut through the skirt portion to make this skirt.  It is more fitted then the dress, which I like.  And it is a really nice length.

Overall, I am very happy with the look.  It is casual and simple, but dressy enough to wear to church or on a fun date night.  I also had fun attempting to take pictures in the snow.  Had to wear my snow boats because the snow was pretty deep.  We got like 5 inches overnight!  


  1. I love your top! The light pink stripes are so pretty on you too.

  2. Thanks for linking to Create Link Inspire at The Crafty Blog Stalker. You have been featured and pinned! Thank you for sharing.

  3. Cute top chelsea! I love the seafarer and yours looks great :)

  4. Cute top! I am checking out that pattern! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures