Winter Wardrobe Planning

Following on from the success of my Summer-Spring SWAP, I decided to use the same formula for a winter wardrobe.  Here are the bones of what I’ve been working on.

The wishlist…

Main colours:   black, dark brown, cream and red.

Jackets to co-ordinate with
Jackets to co-ordinate with

Expand options for these jackets:

Really need:

  • plain knit tops to wear under a jacket, esp cream and black
  • black jeans and dressy pants
  • red jeans to go with the Tosti jacket

Nice to have:

  • dressy knit jacket
  • handwoven jacket

The Fabrics…

Black fabric options The Blacks (from L to R):

  1. Black & Cream slub – ? Chanel style jacket
  2. Heavy weight black cotton denim – jeans
  3. Black & red poly jersey – top
  4. Black silk jersey – top
  5. Black, brown, cream poly knit – top
  6. Black stretch bengaline – slim-fit pants
  7. Cream, red, black textured knit – jacket
swap2_browns The cream and browns…

top – leather jacket

bottom (from Lt o R)

  1. Brown/black stretch cotton sateen – pants
  2. Black, brown, cream poly knit – top
  3. Brown jeans from summer/autumn swap
  4. Cream silk jersey – beaded top
  5. Cream, red, black textured knit – jacket
  6. Cream textured knit (picture) – knit blazer
 swap2_reds the reds… (from L to R)

  1. dark red wool yarn – handwoven fabric for jacket
  2. Black & red poly jersey – top
  3. red bamboo jersey – top
  4. dark red cotton canvas – jeans
  5. Cream, red, black textured knit – jacket

I’m still to decide on some of the patterns, but I think that the fabrics I’ve chosen work well together and complement what is already in my wardrobe.



5 thoughts on “Winter Wardrobe Planning

    1. G’day Lyndle! The black silk jersey was from The Remnant Warehouse in Sydney. It is a bit on the thin side but being black, it isn’t too see-thru. Silksational and Beautiful Silks have undyed silk jersey that is a bit heavier and better for dyeing light colours.

      What are you sewing at the moment?


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