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Fall/Winter Capsule collection 2017

I finished it!!

My Fall/Winter capsule for 2017 is finally complete! The idea had been floating around in my head since spring when I was working on the Spring/Summer capsule. I really wanted to do a Fall/Winter version because it is so much more fun with the accessories. Finally in late summer I put my ideas together on a page and came up with the following inspiration picture -


And here is my final completed capsule. Some of the items have changed quite a bit but the overall idea is still there. I ended up with a whopping 32 items, not counting accessories! I didn't count shoes and accessories because they are just fun additional pieces and I don't consider them part of my capsule. It is different for everyone, I'm sure. The one thing I really wanted but could not get around to was a trenchcoat. I have a few patterns for it, including D&D luzerne. I will get to it in 2018 for sure!

But what is in this capsule? Well, let's do a count - 4 skirts (2 woven, 2 knit), 4 pants (2 woven, 2 knit), 14 tops (9 woven, 5 knit), 9 layers, and 1 dress. A full listing of outfits and patterns is at the end of the post.

Now let's look at some of the collages I came up with. I had so much fun putting the outfits together. It has taken me a long time to get the pictures together and I had to finally stop myself at some point and say it is enough photos LOL!

I tried to show at least 3 ways to use the same piece. These collages are arranged by bottoms first, then the tops, layers, and finally, accessory in the end. 

Skirt : B&W Stripe Knit - Simplicity 1072 
Tops: Burgundy Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me;  B&W Polka dot woven blouse - Brunch Blouse by Patterns for Pirates; RTW grey tee
Layers: Black leather Moto Blazer - Luca coat by Rad Patterns, Coral Wool Woven Blazer - Newlook 6481


Skirt : Jeans Skirt Woven - Santi Skirt by DesignerStitch
Tops: Black Turtleneck French Terry Knit - Lekala 4188, Red Woven Blouse with Flare sleeves - Bridget by Designer Stitch
Layers: Burgundy Leather Blazer - RTW

Skirt: Charcoal Ponte Knit - Free Lindy Petal skirt by Itch to Stitch
Tops: Pink Velvet Knit top - Newport by Itch to Stitch, Navy bow Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me, B&W Polka dot Woven blouse - Brunch Blouse by Patterns for Pirates;
Layers: Grey Cardigan - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns

Skirt: Charcoal Ponte Knit - Free Lindy Petal skirt by Itch to Stitch
Tops: Navy bow Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me, Burgundy print Woven blouse -Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me,
Layers: Faux Fur Vest RTW, Grey Duster RTW

Skirt: Circle Skirt Woven - Bella Skirt by Sinclair Patterns
Tops: B&W stripe dolman RTW, B&W Polka dot Woven blouse - Brunch Blouse by Patterns for Pirates; Chambray shirt RTW
Layers: Black leather Moto Blazer - Luca coat by Rad Patterns

Pants: Jeans Woven - Mimi G Simplicity 8222
Tops: Navy bow Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me, Chambray shirt RTW, Black turtleneck - Lekala 4188
Layers: Olive vest RTW, Heathered Grey duster RTW, Black leather Moto Blazer - Luca coat by Rad Patterns
Pants: Burgundy Knit pants - SOS Knit Pants by Patterns for Pirates
Tops:  Chambray RTW, B&W dolman RTW, White Tie neck Woven Blouse - Aurora by Wardrobe by me
Layers: Olive vest RTW, Navy Sweater knit cardigan - Apple cardi by Bella Sunshine Designs, Burgundy Leather RTW
Accessories: Blanket scarf RTW, Grey Flora & Minky - SHO!L, handknit fingerless gloves and leg cuffs

Pant: Navy dot Woven RTW
Tops: Green Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me, Navy Knit Tank - CYOA loose Tee by Rad Patterns, Charcoal sweater knit tee - Favorite Tee by Patterns for Pirates
Layers: Burgundy Leather jacket RTW

Pant: Navy Ponte RTW
Shirts: Cream Woven Cami - Lily Cami by Sinclair Patterns, Navy Knit Tank - CYOA loose Tee by Rad Patterns, Burgundy Sweater Knit - Simplicity 8529
Layers: Coral Wool Woven Blazer - Newlook 6481, Grey Floral Cardi - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns


Pants: Jeans Woven - Mimi G Simplicity 8222, Burgundy Knit pants - SOS Knit Pants by Patterns for Pirates, Navy dot Woven RTW
Tops: Charcoal sweater knit tee - Favorite Tee by Patterns for Pirates, White Tie neck Woven Blouse - Aurora by Wardrobe by me, Navy Knit Tank - CYOA loose Tee by Rad Patterns
Layers: Burgundy Leather blazer RTW
Accessories: SHO!L


Pants: Jeans Woven - Mimi G Simplicity 8222
Skirt: Charcoal Petal Knit - Free Lindy Petal skirt by Itch to Stitch
Tops: Green Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me , Navy bow Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me
Dress: B&W Abstract knit dress - McCalls 6886
Layers: Faux fur vest RTW

Pants: Jeans Woven - Mimi G Simplicity 8222, Navy dot Woven RTW
Tops: Green Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me
Layers: Faux Fur vest RTW

Pants: Navy Ponte Knit RTW
Skirt: Charcoal Petal Knit - Free Lindy Petal skirt by Itch to Stitch
Top: B&W Polka dot Woven blouse - Brunch Blouse by Patterns for Pirates
Layers: Grey Cardigan - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns, Black leather Moto Blazer - Luca coat by Rad Patterns, Navy Sweater knit cardigan - Apple cardi by Bella Sunshine Designs


Pants: Navy Ponte Knit RTW, Burgundy Knit pants - SOS Knit Pants by Patterns for Pirates
Tops: Burgundy Sweater Knit - Simplicity 8529, Navy Knit Tank - CYOA loose Tee by Rad Patterns, Chambray RTW Woven shirt
Layers: Grey Floral Cardi - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns, Olive quilted vest RTW

Here is the complete list of patterns used in the capsule collection. I've included everything that I could, and if there are any errors you come across, please let me know! 

Pattern Info:

Skirt- 4 (2 woven, 2 knit)

  1. B&W Stripe Knit - Simplicity 1072 
  2. Charcoal Petal Knit - Free Lindy Petal skirt by Itch to Stitch
  3. Circle Skirt Woven - Bella Skirt by Sinclair Patterns
  4. Jeans Skirt Woven - Santi Skirt by DesignerStitch


Pants- 4 (2 woven, 2 knit)

  1. Jeans Woven - Mimi G Simplicity 8222
  2. Burgundy Knit pants - SOS Knit Pants by Patterns for Pirates
  3. Navy dot Woven RTW
  4. Navy Ponte Knit RTW


Top- 14 (9 woven, 5 knit)

  1. Burgundy Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me 
  2. Navy bow Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me 
  3. B&W Polka dot Woven blouse - Brunch Blouse by Patterns for Pirates
  4. Charcoal sweater knit tee - Favorite Tee by Patterns for Pirates
  5. White Tie neck Woven Blouse - Aurora by Wardrobe by me
  6. Chambray RTW Woven shirt
  7. B&W Stripe Woven dolman RTW
  8. Green Woven Blouse - Janice Boho by Wardrobe by me 
  9. Black Turtleneck French Terry Knit - Lekala 4188
  10. Pink Velvet Knit top - Newport by Itch to Stitch 
  11. Cream Woven Cami - Lily Cami by Sinclair Patterns
  12. Burgundy Sweater Knit - Simplicity 8529
  13. Red Woven Blouse with Flare sleeves - Bridget by Designer Stitch
  14. Navy Knit Tank - CYOA loose Tee by Rad Patterns


Layers- 9

  1. Burgundy RTW Leather Blazer
  2. Black leather Moto Blazer - Luca coat by Rad Patterns
  3. Coral Wool Woven Blazer - Newlook 6481
  4. Olive quilted vest RTW
  5. Navy Sweater knit cardigan - Apple cardi by Bella Sunshine Designs
  6. Faux fur RTW
  7. Heathered Grey long cardigan RTW
  8. Grey Cardigan - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns
  9. Grey Floral Cardi - Quiet Things by Rad Patterns
Dress - 1
  1. B&W Abstract knit dress - McCalls 6886
I also made one of the accessories! I know, technically I'm not including it in the capsule but it's very cute and versatile. It is SHO!L by the german designer SHO!. The shawl/scarf can be wrapped many different ways around the body to give different looks. I'll mainly use it as a scarf though.




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