My Handmade Wardrobe Plans for a Camino Trip

How I used the #greatmodulesewalong to sew my Camino Wardrobe

Maeve Fanning

The Great Module Sewalong is a challenge on Instagram to help build a capsule wardrobe. I realised while I was watching Carla and Whitney’s videos of the #thegreatmodulesewalong I was basically planning the same number of items for my upcoming Camino Trip in April. I will hopefully be walking for 5 days so I hope this will be enough for a basic wardrobe and keep my luggage to a minimum. The time frame also suits me – it should keep me focused and avoid the last minute panic sewing that usually accompanies any trip. full The module comprises a 6-piece module that consists of one topper (jacket/coat), 2 bottoms and 3 tops.

I’ve uploaded a video (vlog) to my Youtube Channel about my sewing plans:

Fabrics in the video:

Sports Lycra


Funki Fabrics



Jacket – If out of stock will be back in soon

Stride Leggings

Active Wear Book by Melissa Fehr


More Info on the #greatmodulesewalong:

Whitney’s video             Staystitching Youtube Video



Challenge will run from January 28 – March 24, 2020. Participants must have a full 6-piece module that consists of one topper, 2 bottoms and 3 tops posted to Instagram by midnight March 24th EST. The entry must use the #thegreatmodulesewalong and must tag myself (@tomkatstitcherycarmel) and Carla (@carlamayfield5).  3 winners will be picked randomly to receive one of three prize bundles!

Make sure you are subscribed to both Carla and Whitney so you don’t miss anything!

Here are the prizes by our lovely sponsors!

Bundle 1: 100 pound haberdashery box from Minerva (

Bundle 2: 6-pattern bundle (for another module!) from The Sewing Workshop (

Bundle 3: a pattern of your choice from Itch To Stitch ( and a $40 gift card to use at Love Notions (

Sew Altered Style will also be participating! (

While the challenge will be hosted on Instagram, Carla and I will be posting supports videos every Tuesday through the challenge to help you along.  Here is that schedule

Tuesday January 28: Discussing silhouettes and patterns

Tuesday February 4: Picking colors and our fabrics

Tuesday February 11: Top 1

Tuesday February 18: Top 2

Tuesday February 25: Top 3

Tuesday March 3: Bottom 1

Tuesday March 10: Bottom 2

Tuesday March 17: Topper

Tuesday March 24: Last day of challenge and finished module reveal!


If any questions – Pop them in the comments..


Have a great week,




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