Saturday, February 1, 2014

Bare-bones Blogging & Raglan Shift in Lisa Ho Stripes

Raglan shift - self drafted

Pattern: Raglan shift - self-drafted (version 1 here)
Fabric: Silk/lycra by Lisa Ho from The Fabric Store
Accessories: Necklace by Elk
Feet: models own
Location: Country Victoria

Ok, I think I can now officially declare I am the worst blogger ever. The gap between posts is getting ridiculously long and commenting on other people's creations has become sporadic at best. Even though I have kept up with my blog reading, my contribution to the sewing blog community has been seriously waning. (Full-time work and blogging is not a combo that's working for me right now).

Over the summer holidays, I had pretty much decided to sign-off on this whole blogging caper. Then my sister reminded me that one of the things I like best about blogging, is having a ready-available diary of my sewing creations and the pleasure gained from looking back over the year/s at what I've sewn. And so,  I've decided to keep blogging for the moment. From now on though, I'm switching to 'bare-bones blogging'. So often in the past 9 months, I've avoided posting my finished garments because I've lacked the desire and/or time to write a blog post to accompany them. So from now on, I'm thinking I'll post the photos, but give the blog post a miss...at least for a while. I hope the photos will still be a source of inspiration or interest for others' sewing projects and creations. 

Wishing you all a fabulous year of sewing ahead! 


9 comments:

  1. Great dress Bernice. I hope you don't stop blogging at least the photos because I love your style and your makes.

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  2. Amazing pairing of fabric and pattern - such awesome sleeve detail!! Please keep up the bare bones blogging at least! ;)

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  3. I agree with NaciNic. This just works!!

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  4. Yay, I love your creations so am happy that you are continuing, in whatever way suits you.

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  5. I really enjoy seeing your projects, so I'm excited about your bare-bones blogging! One thing I like about the sewing community is that it's comprised of real people with real lives.

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  6. I'm right there with you on the blog posting and sporadic commenting. And I feel the same way about my blog- it's such a great record of what I've sewn and just life in general. So glad to see your creations, with words or without!

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  7. Bare bones blogging is absolutely fine if it means that I can get to see the wonderful things that you make! I adore this dress - it's a fantastic combination of colour, stripes and style.

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