A Sew Selfish Fall Round Up!

It’s that time  year again, the  kid are back in  school and I’ve knocked a  bunch of  projects off the  sewing list.  Most of those  projects  were for the  kiddos and  now I am  ready to  sew a  couple of  things for myself! I call it selfish sewing  but  really  mama needs a  turn too right??

Well I am  not the only  one who thinks  some selfish  sewing is in  order.  Imagine Gnats and Made with  Moxie are challenging people to  spend a  little time  selfish sewing.  Isn’t that  awesome??  Whether it’s  quilting or  clothing, get sewing!! You can  pop over to either site, grab a  button and join in!

I  thought in honor of  Selfish Sewing week (Sept 23rd- 29th) I  would do a  little  round up of  wonderfully inspiring  fall things you  can whip up in no time.


1.Type writer dress by Sew Sweetness

I love the  style of this  dress and I think it  would be great with a  cardigan. The  fuller  skirt  has  tons of  movement  and would be a  fabulous addition to any Autumn wardrobe.


 2. Ruby Dress and Top  by Made By  Rae

This  pattern is the  newest one released from Made by Rae.  I love the  color block on the  top and how many ways you  could alter this.  Tunic style for over leggings, a  shirt to go with dress pants, and a  dress. If it’s anything like her Washi dress I know I  will be  making a few of them in different  variations.

3. Infinity Scarf by Shrimp Salad Circushttp://www.shrimpsaladcircus.com/2012/09/how-to-make-infinity-scarf-sewing-101.html

This infinity scarf is  perfect for crisp Fall days and staying  warm. You can  find the tutorial here.


4. Fall Coasters by Purlbee

If  clothing isn’t what you  like to  sew check out these simple  and gorgeous  fall coasters.  They’re great  for adding a  seasonal feel to  your  home.


 5. Fall Jacket from Molly Sews

I adore this  jacket from Molly Sews. It’s  stylish, warm and  perfect for  the  cooler days leading to  winter. It has a flannel lining that will keep you nice and  cozy too.


6.The fall Cardigan by Mama Says Sew  http://mama-says-sew.blogspot.ca/2011/09/fall-cardigan.html

Every wardrobe needs a  sweet little  cardi to  cover up with and  here it is! It’s the  perfect  piece to  complete any outfit and this free tutorial is super simple to follow.


7. Scrap Buster Fall Pillow from Cluckclucksew

Wouldn’t this  pillow  look  great in your home? I  can already  envision it  on my couch in a  bunch of different  color palettes.  It’s a  great beginner project too!


8.The Jasmine from Colette

Very cute and very  versatile, the Jasmine makes a  great  transition  piece with it’s  mid length  sleeves and  scooped neck. You can  find the  pattern here.

9.Fabric Acorns by Zemphira  http://zemphira.blogspot.ca/2010/09/fabric-acorn-tutorial.html

I am  in love  with these little  acorns. They are  so stinking adorable I  just  want to  whip up a  ton of them.  A  super  quick  sewing  project and so  many  ways to  display them.


10. The Coco bag from Chris W Designs      http://blog.chriswdesigns.com/2012/02/free-bag-pattern-coco.html

The  final  item in  my  round up is this  gorgeous  bag, and  free tutorial,  from Chris W  designs. I  love this  bag and with some  fall fabrics  this  would  be  perfect for Autumn.   Pop over to her  site and  find the  tutorial here

So  that’s it! Hopefully  you’ve  found  some inspiration for  selfish sewing  week.  I  know I am  going to   be  busy!  Take  some time and  treat  yourself,  you deserve it ;)

The Sewing Stash

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