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Introducing My New Blog Series: Sewing My Dream Capsule Wardrobe from Scratch as a newbie

Hey there, fab peeps! I'm here to announce the launch of my latest adventure on this blog, where I'll be taking you along on my journey of creating the ultimate capsule wardrobe. As a newbie in the sewing world, I'm beyond excited to explore this fascinating craft and finally have a wardrobe that I can say, "Woo, I have something to wear today!"

I will, no doubt, make a lot of mistakes, so I will make sure to document my failures so you don't have to make the same mistake. But also, feel free to give me some feedback. I am ready to learn the tricks and tips from the experts.

Why Capsule Wardrobe? Why Sew?

Simply because I always feel like I have nothing to wear, and the idea of simplifying my closet and having a collection of clothes that I can mix and match without much effort is a dream. I also believe I have a hard body shape to style as I have a large bust with a slight chubby belly that makes me feel like a balloon when i wear clothes. I'm just not comfortable with my body. I just wanna look chic without even trying. And since I'm in my phase of wanting to embrace an eco-friendly approach on a budget, I opt to start sewing my own pieces instead of buying them. Also nothing fits me perfectly off the rack. I always have to buy larger on top and cinch in the waist sometimes.

Goals That Set My Heart Aflutter!

Before diving into my sewing extravaganza, I need to set some goals and do research before starting anything. My reason is that I actually don't know what looks good on me and what my body type is. I believe it is the first step in creating an effortless wardrobe. My mission is to create a wardrobe with essential staple pieces that can adapt to any occasion. As a beginner, I am totally stoked about learning new techniques and honing my sewing skills along the way.

Planning and Preparation:

Where It All Begins! In the upcoming posts, I'm going to spill the beans on my planning process. From scouring the internet for ideas and inspiration to curating my color palette, I'm leaving no thread unturned! I'll also give you a sneak peek into my sewing nook and how I've organized it for this epic journey. Ready to roll?

Cue the Drums

After I've spent endless hours sewing, I will unleash my masterpiece. I'm bubbling with excitement to showcase my completed wardrobe. It will probably not end with just a capsule wardrobe. I will like to start making other items to showcase my unique style when I find out what it is.

I hope by starting this series, it inspires you to embark on your own sewing journey! Hold onto your seam rippers - it's going to be a rollercoaster. Stick around and leave your thoughts in the comments, let's stitch together to create fashion-forward wonders. Until next time, happy sewing and stay creative.

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Welcome, I'm Angie, a nutritionist that writes about health, self-improvement, and minimalism. Here I document my journey and experiences towards a better self and future. 

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