Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wardrobe Reset

Down the rabbit hole and start again.  December 2015, I began my Me-Made Wardrobe journey.  Last spring I wore so many me-mades.  Last winter I wore so many custom dresses from E-Shakti….and that was a learning experience.  I got to … Continue reading

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Unpurchased

How do you shop for fabric?  Do you buy to go with a pattern?  Buy then select a pattern?  Impulse buy?  Shop only sales?  For a while if I liked it and it was on sale, I bought it.  Garment … Continue reading

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Dress Soup

Yesterday was one of those perfect days; cool in the morning, sunny and warm later and so much gets done.  It started out with my dashboard lighting up like a Christmas tree on the way to drop off O.  The … Continue reading

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Living in Underwear Land

Still sorting out boxes that I find buried in various places.  Adding 3 pair jeans, 2 tops and 2 pair sueded leather pants to my wardrobe from said boxes.  Adding one skirt to the alterations pile.  One dress will be copied … Continue reading

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MMMay: Filling a Niche

The latest me made shawl with a thrifted dress waiting to be altered Sometimes being good really does pay off.   Worries about having clothes to wear when we visit my grandparents, or really at all this summer have kept me in the sewing … Continue reading

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Calling All Multicrafters: OAL2017

Calling All Multicrafters! It’s time to prepare for OAL2017, hosted by Lauren Taylor of  Lladybird and Andi Satterlund of Untangling Knots.  During the Outfit Along you make one sewn and one knitted (or crocheted) garment to complete an outfit.  OAL2016 encouraged me … Continue reading

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Happy Day After Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day was a great day spent hanging out with the family.  Today has been day one of Reclaim the House part 2000.  We bought piles of used children’s books at a book sale and the idea was I’d clear … Continue reading

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