I'm back here on my poor, neglected blog, after a little pause. Life's been a little crazy around here lately, and I'm preparing a post to explain why, hopefully to be published next week. In the meantime, I missed my blog, I missed you guys and I missed reading sewing blogs and being part of the community (my Feedly is about to explode, I have a LOT of catching up to do).
After all this enthusiasm, I'm sorry to say this post is not a particularly exciting one, because the subject at hand is not exactly riveting. This issue of La Mia Boutique is yawn-worthy to say the least, it's not even bad enough to allow me to be the nasty b*tch we all love... Well, I can try.
I'm really glad they included two flattering one piece swimsuits! These are perfectly season-appropriate and it's a type of pattern you don't find everyday, so it's great to have in your archive.
The first one is particularly cute.
They do this from time to time (like when they offered a zillion jackets in this issue). Maybe the regular buyer won't mind too much, but it can be pretty frustrating for the occasional one.
I mean, this is still a good idea, but there are a million tutorials online on how to make this, why would I spend the time to trace two rectangles and a circle skirt from a busy pattern sheet AND add seam allowance?
Also, of the many many ways to style this dress I've ever seen, this is by far the cheapest one. Come on. And the skirt's hem is crazy uneven.
Again, pretty cute blouse paired with some hideous pants. When I see people on the street wearing this style of pants I seriously want to slap them in the face and send them to buy a flattering pair of pants. Gaaah, I'll never get why girls do this to themselves. Oh, I didn't include the photo where the model wears these as a romper, but trust me, it was pretty offensive as well.
Next issue will come out in mid July, and to be honest, I'm not really looking forward to it.
I'll see you tomorrow with a new garment to show you!
p.s. If you're interested, there's a big sale going on at Craftsy right now (classes are up to 50% off)!