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Wardrobe Sudoku 2017
Sudoku Challenge

Hey Loves!

I'm really glad I joined this challenge. I've been thinking about doing a capsule wardrobe for a while. I just never got the nerve to do it. This took creating a capsule wardrobe to another level. And I'm up for he challenge!

And a challenge it is...I started on my items on 3/4/17. I had to think long and hard about my plan and how to execute it. My fabric stash is pretty large so I only plan to buy one item for this project. Cheers to me for resisting the urge to buy new fabric for this challenge.

I saw a few project inspirations in catalogs. Then, the ideas started to come together. Based off one inspiration pic, I knew navy blue would be in my project. Since navy is now considered a neutral, I needed a little color to go with the navy. I found pink and a perfect floral in the fabric stash. I love pink and florals so that was perfect. Add in white and i think it's complete. All of my favorites in one place.

Now what's on my list? What's the plan? I think I'm gonna keep it simple.  I like simple design with beautiful fabrics.   I think that's perfect for this challenge.   The rules are 16 items (4 accessories, 4 pairs of shoes, 4 tops, & 4 bottoms): 6 already owned or purchased and 10 made items. Here's my line up:
  • Purchased or Pre-Owned Items: dark rinse jeans, distressed jeans, & 4 pairs of shoes
  • Made Accessories: clutch, scarf, cocoon sweater,  & 4th undetermined accessories
  • Made Tops: up-cycled shirt, sleeveless top, basic tee, & off shoulder dress
  • Made Bottoms: fitted dress & navy skirt
I have to execute this in a few weeks.   With a full time job, 3 children, a hubby,  and other projects on my list, it's a tall task.   But guess what I'm up for the challenge.   Stay tuned for more!

Until next time, Smooches! 

DJ
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