I just found a rip in the lining of this dress! I’ve been wearing it a lot this summer because it’s lightweight, fitted yet loose through the bodice. (On days when I don’t ride my bike, that is – it’s way too short for that!) Last week I was trying on one of my projects […]
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Happy Fourth of July! I know it’s the month of July and Me-Made-June is over, but I thought I’d post a few more outfits and a round-up of thoughts after the month. This has been the most challenging round of all three Me-Made challenges I participated, as you probably can see from the late-ness of […]
I love reading sewing blogs, because I learn something new all the time! Before blogging, I’d never heard the term UFO (Un-Finished Object) and I love it. Although, it seems UFOs are taking over in the sewing room. UFOs happen to me for three reasons: I made a mistake and don’t feel like fixing it […]
What did I learn from Me-Made-May? For one, you put more effort into your outfit when you know you’ll be on camera! I can’t just throw on any old thing and run out the door, a little more thought is required. During May, I tried to spent a little extra time on my accessories, hair […]
Happy Me-Made-May to you all! Day 1: There’s me on the left, wearing my Saturday morning Me-Made outfit. It was my best attempt at Me-Made business casual for my Shop Assistant shift at Dress for Success. The sheer polyester chiffon blouse is from last fall, before I started blogging. It’s from a Simplicity Project Runway […]
Ahh… a lovely spring day and a family dinner, the perfect occasion to test out my new Floral Dress! Here I am, trying to act natural while posing for the camera. I took these pictures before we left and wrote up this post after we came back from dinner. I must say, after wearing this […]
I am SO pleased with how this dress turned out! It’s one of those perfect sewing moments, where the fabric and pattern and sewing somehow all completely worked this time.
It just keeps on happening to me – I go into Fabricana for just one thing and come out with a new batch of projects to make.