So about a year ago when I started this blog, I was contemplating what types of clothes to make since I was doing the RTW fast. Someone mentioned Dressing Your Truth as a place to start. For those unfamiliar, DYT basically matches your clothing to your energy type. There are 4 primary energy types….so initially, I thought I was a 2…the soft woman. That didn’t fit though, so I thought I was a 4, the stunning woman (think audrey hepburn). That didn’t really fit either. Then one recent night, I was watching a DYT video and a type 3 was talking and I felt like I was watching myself and the light bulb finally came on. I am a type three. I know, I know…you say, how can you be sure?? Well yeah, given my history, I could see how you’d say that. But, the 3 clothes sing to me! Here’s someone’s pinterest that is for a type 3, so you can get an idea. https://www.pinterest.com/lgodess/dressing-your-truth-dyt3/
I was thinking about this print in my house and how I loved it when I first saw it and had to have it. Seriously, I RARELY have to have anything….That has type 3-ness written all over it. (note: I made the shirt and pants in that pic. I always loved the shirt, it’s a jalie pattern, but I made the hips too small and it constantly rode up! )
So, yet again, I’ve switched courses…literally and figuratively. I haven’t watched the whole type 3 course yet, but in my true to nature swift self, I went out and bought a bunch of new clothes today. I was concentrating on some basics like pants, jackets for work and some tops. I went to consignment stores around town and had a blast. It was far more fun than shopping at the mall. I found some great things….I’m sure they’ll be popping up here and there.
So, what does this have to do with sewing? Well, it will influence what I sew….for example, I recently made the muslin of the joyful top. The flounce on that is not really a type three look, so I doubt I’ll make one for me. I was considering making one for my sister out of leftover fabric from her floral top. I did recently complete a pair of yoga pants in a type three color. I don’t have any pictures yet. I used Peggy Sagers yoga pant pattern. This was my second time using this pattern and I should really do a review of it. (Clearly it passes, if I made it again!) .
I also did muslin up the kwik sew jacket. I have pictures of that….
And there’s Emmy Lou photo bombing! This test is a small and it’s really a little too small. I traced off the medium, but haven’t made it up yet. I’m not sure I want this style of jacket, so I put the whole thing away for now. I bought several jackets today, so I may move that one to the backburner for a little while.
I’m not sure what I’m going to sew next..but whatever it is will be in the right colors!