So to recap, a traditional Crazy 8 Wardrobe consists of:
1. A jacket
2. A cardigan
3. Two tops
4. One blouse
5. One pair of pants
6. One skirt
7. One dress
Imma change it up to better reflect my current work wardrobe. Here is what I'd like to make alongwith pattern suggestions.
1. A jacket - McCalls 7481
2. A cardigan - Heidi Cardigan by StyleArc Patterns
3. Two shirts that button down - TNT pattern
4. A blouse - Vogue 8772
5. A topper - Vogue 9286
6. A pair of jeans - Ames jeans by Cashmerette Patterns
7. A pair of pants - TNT pants pattern or the Eleanore Jeans by Jalie Patterns
8. A bonus piece - a vest from Vogue 9273
I need more bottoms than I need a skirt or dress now so I've replaced them. To me the wardrobe should be practical for my needs and these changes work for me. Featured fabrics will be denim and shirting but specific ones from the collection haven't been chosen yet. The bonus is that nothing needs to be purchased to sew these 8 pieces. I already own everything for the wardrobe, including notions.
Since I'm off the week between Christmas and New Years, I have some dedicated time to spend on creating this wardrobe. And even though all of these pieces will probably work together, the upside is that they will also work with most everything else in my wardrobe which really makes me happy. Also, I like the idea of working on a group of pieces that will work with the pieces I'm currently sewing.
This is the plan. Now you know I will either add/change or substitute pieces as the creative spirit moves me. However, the goal is to have these pieces completed by January 31, 2018 so I can wear them during the winter. I really don't want this plan to drag on especially since these are much needed items.
...as always more later!