For April, I'm feeling ambitious. Considering that HabitRPG has kicked my general productivity into high gear, I'm going big this month, even thought I am going to lose a whole week to the ACS meeting. One garment a week (that I'm home) sounds good.
Goal 1: Production sewing of Thurlows. I finished the muslin, loved the fit, and already have at least two fabrics earmarked for making these. I just have to buckle down and sew them. I'm planning on cutting out both at once, so as soon as I finish the first pair I can go right into the second, before I forget everything about the pattern. This does have welt pockets, which will be a new endeavor for me, but we'll see if I have the patience to include them or not.
Goal 2: Start my brown corduroy jacket from Butterick 5568. I'm always lacking in spring-or fall-weight jackets, and I'm also not sure how much longer the peplum will be cool. :p This is a longer than one month project since this will be my first jacket as well, but as long as I make some progress that would be good. A finished muslin would be epic.
Goal 3: One quick knit top. Me-Made-May is coming up and I plan to participate again, so throwing at least one more finished knit top into the rotation can't be a bad idea. Ideally I'd like to try out a new pattern (other than the Renfrew) for this, just for a change of pace. A couple contenders in my collection are:
There is, of course, always the option of the cowl-neck Renfrew, as I haven't made that view yet. (I'm sorry, I just love Sewaholic Patterns, okay?)
Bonus goal: Reorganize my fabric stash again. After I finally washed everything from the auction haul, there is a huge stack on top of my cube organizer that is threatening to fall off at any moment. If I get the Thurlows knocked out, that's a fair few yards of fabric I'll have made room for. Since I'm keeping things moving a little more lately, hopefully this will continue to whittle the stash down instead of building it up overall.
Hope everyone's enjoying the almost-actually-spring weather now! I won't believe it's really here until all the snow melts, but the sunshine is definitely an improvement. Go forth and sew for spring! :)