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From: SewManyProjects
Date: 01-23-2007, 11:03 AM (1 of 6)
My name is Ashlea, I'm a :Canada: in my heart, but live in the midwestern :USA:

I found this forum b/c I was searching for help in wardrobe planning. I've eliminated all of the clothing from my wardrobe that I don't like, doesn't fit, doesn't make me feel fabulous (or even presentable). Now I have almost no clothes, whoops.

Also, in regard to wardrobe I am hoping to sew my 4.5 year old dd's wardrobe for this spring/summer. Usually I shop seasonal clearance sales and have some clothes put away for the next year, but I didn't have much luck last year. Lot's of the clearance stuff was way too sleezy for 5 year olds (imo), my 5 year old doesn't need to dress like a pop star. :re:

So, I'm looking for advice, wardrobe requirements and such. I'd really like to go minimalist for all of us, less laundry, more frequently, kwim?

Self taught sewist, wishing I could take classes, planning my 5 year old dd's spring/summer wardrobe.
User: SewManyProjects
Member since: 01-18-2007
Total posts: 33
From: lendube
Date: 01-23-2007, 11:10 AM (2 of 6)
Welcome Ashlea,

What a great site this is! You'll fit right in. I'm sure you've looked around and have seen the diversity here.

I admire your throwing out so much. That's what I need to do.

Hope to see you often.

Lennie :up:
User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: Magot
Date: 01-23-2007, 11:43 AM (3 of 6)
Hi Ashlea and welcome to the gang. Have you looked at Mary's SWAP thread - (sew with a plan) - it may give you a jumping off point.
love and kisses, Jan
Cells a Speciality
DNA to order.
User: Magot
Member since: 12-22-2002
Total posts: 3626
From: cshortsew
Date: 01-23-2007, 04:58 PM (4 of 6)
Hi Aslea, welcome to the group.
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
User: cshortsew
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
From: esrun3
Date: 01-23-2007, 09:01 PM (5 of 6)
Hi Ashlea. Welcome to the group!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: IsabelleB
Date: 01-24-2007, 09:13 AM (6 of 6)
Hi Ashlea, and welcome to the group! Your goals are impressive and exciting! :smile:
Sewing blog: Kitty Couture
User: IsabelleB
Member since: 10-25-2006
Total posts: 265
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