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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Art, wearable Art

custome jacketThis is the jacket I bought at this years art festival. I really liked it when I got it in the summer; but now that's it's cool and jacket season....I don't know. Put it on to go to dinner the other night and it just didn't seem right. I loved the big buttons and the way the collar folds down like a big cowl; but the rounded scooped cut of the jacket made me feel like it should be on someone smaller, or at the very least someone without a stomach. Love the fun colors, the circles and squares; but....wondering if this would fit my niece. Looks good I think with snazzy jeans with the blues.

Purchased it from the same lady I had purchased from before and her sewing is so nice, am disappointed that it just doesn't seem right to me now.

Chipping away at a scarf for DD, a scarf for my niece, two ghans for Faith Mission through Bridge and Beyond. Looking forward to DD arriving for Thanksgiving. Hubby and I tried to purchased a new washer and dryer today; but looks like it will be on sale on Black Friday. Groan....I usually avoid all shopping on that day; but...it's a good price break. So, think that's our current plan.

Hope you all have a good week end.

4 comments:

  1. Great looking jacket. It shouts "let's have fun"!!! However, I'm with you as I try to buy things that will camouflage my disappearing waistline.

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  2. Agree with your assessment Joansie. My SIL is going to take a look and see if she thinks it will work for my niece. I'll have my daughter take a look at me wearing it too when she gets home for Thanksgiving, get her input. I've enjoyed so much the previous years jacket.

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  3. Have you tried wearing your jacket over a longer coordinating shirt or turtleneck...that seems to be the fashion --rather than tucked in?

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  4. Hakucho, I haven't...hadn't thought about that, but you are right you see that alot. Have to give it a try. Thanks for the suggestion, appreciate it.

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