I think that after the anxiety of establishing a blog, creating my first post, and determining my focus or vision, I thought I would do what most people do – update you with some things I am working on right now, and possibly throw in some high-fives for moments in history – such as the Obama nomination acceptance speech (amazing!).

So, my roommate and I recently splurged in the garment district, buying fabrics and getting inspired to make something!  She is working on costumes for Halloween (she’s a costumer) – I am working on my first real garment.

Determined, with loads of time on my hands, and plenty of inspiration – I found gorgeous blue animal print silk that I HAD to have and the perfect pattern on burdastyle.com to create a “easy” neglige – perfect for staying cozy.    For my first garment EVER – I think I did a pretty good show, and the full day of work paid off.  I used 2 yds of fabric and 2-3 yds. elastic & 2 yds velvet ribbon for trimming details.

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