Well, I've been racking my brain trying to figure out how to tie in my current wardrobe (ECC2008) with the fabrics for my maternity wardrobe. Right now, I'm thinking that I'll make a black jacket and then a black skirt. A black and cream print dress, followed by a cream jacket. This gets me to a point that I can start my maternity clothes! YEAH!
I'm starting the jacket with a black wool that I've had stashed for about 3 years. You've got to love stash shopping. I think that is was originally about $24/yard and I got it on sale for $12/yard. I've got 3.5 yards and intend to fully use every bit this week. I plan on using Simplicity 2766 for both the short jacket and the 6-gore skirt.
It's amazing to me that all of the patterns that I've always overlooked because I thought they would make me look pregnant are now the ones that I'm buying like crazy.
I've made great progress so far - I've got the pattern cut out. I know that there are a lot of people that love every aspect of sewing. Not me! I hate to cut out fabric. I truly would get a lot more sewing done if I could hire someone to cut for me, well, that and staying off the computer probably wouldn't hurt. I don't mind the pattern alterations, it's the fabric cutting that I don't care for.