Monday, 9 January 2012

Sewing Weekly in Numbers!

This, my friends, is the wonderful creation of Mena Trott, our Sew Weekly Queen! Last week, she did some number crunching and invited us four girls to contribute our own numbers (51 posts to go through!) so we can look over our stats in a colourful infographic way!

Part of my personal commitment to the Sew Weekly was to use stash fabric (most of my stash being thrifted fabrics) and I did visit the fabric store a couple of times but I'm really happy the clear majority of my garments came from thrifted or refashioned garments from the stash.

One of my favourite points was how many times we needed assistance in getting out of a garment! I loved that Mena included that, as I'd forgotten about dresses getting stuck on my shoulders or over the boobs when peeling it off. LOL!

Overall, because of the thrifty nature, it's no surprise to me that the costs are so low for an average garment and in a year where we were saving to buy a house (and did) I'm glad I didn't bust the bank! I'm in LOVE with how Mena's placed it out here, it's such a lovely record of what we got up to last year! MEMORIES! I love how my blog is like my scrapbook!



  1. Well done, Veronica! What a terrific achievement! I plan on sewing from my stash as much as possible this year. I'm happy to say the 4 garments I've already sewn all came from stash! :)

  2. That is such a cool idea, what a great way to see the break down of your sewing, amazed how quickly you can sew!

  3. That's so cool, you could totally frame that!! I know I would :) Congratulations on a great year of sewing!

  4. Wow, this is such an amazing way to look back over the year. Love it!

  5. very interesting to see all these figures ( I used to be a maths nerd ) . Great that you used mostly thrifted materials - my favourite fabrics are from the op shop because they are unique and I know I am reducing my carbon foot print on the planet to use these fabrics ( and they are cheap - yay! ) well done on 2011 to0 - what a sewing marathon - I dont know how you girls kept up all that sewing stamina.


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