Week 2 was a good week for Me-Made-May. The warm weather was ideal for my lightweight garments. … More Me-Made-May’15: Days 5-11
I have pledged to wear one handmade garment or accessory each day in the month of May, with exceptions for cleaning house and messy yard work. May 1 – one of my Fave me-makes – New Look 6104 This shirt goes with everything it seems. Having adjusted the shoulders to fit even better I plan … More Me-Made May ’15 Begins
I skipped MMM’14 last year because of sewing burn-out. This year, I am back and I want to celebrate the things I have made, modified, and …. (damn, I can’t think of a third “m” word). In any case, I want to inspire myself to create more. Maybe even inspire some of you! (This is … More Me-made May-hem!
Taking advantage of my recent joyous sewing mood, I welcomed Spring with three new garments: a knitted spring sweater, a refashioned skirt, and a self-drafted knit dress. Power of Three Dress So named because three women contributed to this dress’s completion. (You can also read a Doctor Who reference into that title, depending on how your … More Selfish Sewing: Power of Three Dress
So, it is July 7 and I am finally getting back around to wrapping up my 2013 Me-Made May posts. Week 3 started off strong, pairing my gray blouse with one of my favorite RTW skirts that I picked up at a GAP outlet store years ago. I seem to shy away from bright articles … More Me Made May ’13: Week 3 and oops, dropped the ball
Me Made May Week 2: In which I wear mostly blue, green, and brown and resort to costumes when I run out of “new” me-made clothes. … More MMM’13: Week 2
As if on cue for Me May May, brilliant sunshine poured into Seattle for this first week of the month. This makes wearing my handmade clothes much easier, as most of it tends to be suited for semi-warm weather.
It’s back! The sewing challenge that I most associate with the sewing blogger community. Last year I tried to wear two handmade garments each week. At the time I was employed as an archaeologist, so I had to contend with field work interrupting my wardrobe plans. I also did not have a large amount of … More Me Made May 2013
Today is June 1, which means Me-Made May 2012 is over. I managed to wear a couple more items before the challenge ended. … More Me-Made May ’12 Finale
Finding the courage to unwind a nearly completed sweater when a mistake is found. … More Me-UNmade May