SWAP Roundup

Here is the final tally for my entry in the Timmel SWAP competition. Rules required 6 tops (can sub up to 2 dresses), 4 bottoms, and a jacket. This year, three different garments must be made from the same pattern. A maximum of 2 previously sewn pieces, and one RTW item, can be included.

Tops:
Ottobre 2/07 #20, black/white knit mesh (previously sewn)
Jalie 2794, black/white ‘bubble’ poly knit [PR review pending]
Textile Studio Santa Monica, black/white circle print poly knit [PR review]
Burda 8265, black tencel knit (tunic/dress) [PR review]
Burda 7969, black/white stripe linen (previously sewn)
New Look 6729, white cotton knit [PR review pending]

Jacket:
Butterick 5190 view A, black cotton lace [PR review]

Bottoms:
New Look 6735, black crinkle cotton [PR review]
Butterick 5190 view D, black/white circle print poly knit [PR review]
Butterick 5190 view E, black knit crepe [PR review]
RTW black jeans

Black, White, and SWAP All Over: This year I wanted to make some knit basics, wearable but with some zing, in a color scheme that I’d really wear. I threw around a few ideas and ended up with black and white, two colors I wear a lot separately, together and with every other color under the sun. My wardrobe pattern was Butterick 5190, a knit wardrobe pattern with cardigan, tank top and dress, skirt and pants.

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