Friday, January 12, 2007

why resolutions are controversial

during the last few weeks i have started noticing how many people are really against the whole concept of 'new year's resolutions', because they end up feeling crappy when they don't stick to them, so they just don't even try. i've been feeling so excited and inspired for all the changes, projects and general improvements i plan to make in 2007 that it seemed to me like everyone else is way too cynical. well... i got off to a pretty good start last week, but this week i quickly fell off the project-a-day wagon. BUT, i still love this idea so much (and i've received so much good feedback about it) that i'm not going to beat myself up about it and give up... that's be too easy. i just have to accept that if i get a sudden freelance project with a very tight deadline (i sewed 3 samples for a friend's book in 2 days) i may have to put some things on hold! i mean, it's not like i wasn't still making things, right?
so anyway, the tank above was made the end of last week. i will probably dip it in tea because i don't really like wearing white. and it's intended to be worn under things, not really on it's own, so i took a picture of it under this little overdyed vintage bed jacket i'm in love with...

...and this is the other cami i made, over the weekend or monday, can't remember exactly. i've been thinking about camisoles a lot, i think they are going to be my key item for spring, and i like the idea of making them longer so they can be worn under all of the short-but-sweet little vintage things we all have but don't wear now that our jeans are so low because we don't want our bellies hanging out all over the place.

so although i got off track a little this week, i resolve to get back on track next week (i decided this will be a monday-thru-friday thing, and if i miss a day or two i can make up for it on the weekend.


kayte said...

ooh i love all the colors and silkiness!
i like to make little frivolous resolutions but i feel like i always disappoint myself with the big ones.

Therese said...

I love all these - lingerieish and so delicate with the pink ruffle!