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Sure, Jan

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Hey all, I am super busy and chances are this space will be empty until July. But I'm alive, and very much wishing I had time to dedicate to sewing this semester! Unfortunately, I don't.
Anyway, have this turtleneck I made, like, 3 months ago, over Thanksgiving break. I saw the fabric in JoAnn's and just had to have it because it was perfect 70s fabric. I do not regret my choices.
The pattern is a personal pattern, but Named Patterns has a nice turtleneck as does Papercut Patterns I believe.




So that's my 70s sweater, straight out of the Brady Bunch. I'll see you eventually.

Top 5: Summary of the Past Year

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Hey folks, long time no see!! That's what happens when you take 3 science classes which result in 10 hours of lab a week, haha. Anyway, so I though I would follow along with Gillian's Top 5 but in an extremely abbreviated version this year. Top 1 of each category!

To begin, top 1 hit of the year:
Almost everything! I really nailed down my style this year and almost everything I wear feels great. I'll sum it up with this photo by my friend Catherine: a Named Inari tee variation, a secondhand sweater, high-waisted vintage-inspired jeans, boots, and a flower crown on my hat. Completely me. I loved it.



Top 1 miss of the year:
This dress. It's just not my style. I think the silhouette--elasticated waist--is partly to blame, but I just don't care for it much at all. The neckline is not really suitable for me either.



Top 1 highlight of the year:
In terms of my schooling, my research fellowship this summer definitely takes the cake. It was informative, fun, and a great opport…