Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The 2nd Anniversary Shirt - McCalls 7206


The husband of a mad sewist has to endure a lot. 2 years ago, when we first decided to elope, our lives were vastly different. For example, there weren’t piles of fabric dominating most of the corners of the house. I didn’t even own a sewing machine!


Monday, June 11, 2018

June18 Plans & Inspiration

The June birthstone is a pearl, which is one of my favorite jewelry items. They never go out of style, and wearing them actually makes them better (kind of). Plus they go with EVERYTHING.


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

May18 Recap


I made green things! Finally, I'm back on track with the birthstone-inspired signature color of the month plans I was so gung-ho about back in 2017.


Thursday, May 31, 2018

Recapping #mmmay18


It's now the end of May and I can't say I'm sad for the end of Me Made May. I didn't realize sticking to my pledge of wearing as many me made pieces was going to be so difficult. The reasons for this:

Thursday, May 24, 2018

SWAP: What Went Wrong


Remember back when I was all about making myself a capsule wardrobe that was super coordinated around 3 colors with some accent prints thrown in?

That feels like a lifetime ago.


Monday, May 21, 2018

#mmmay18 Week 3 in Review

Have you tired of Me Made May yet, or are you still plugging along? I will admit to finding it challenging to wear as many of my handmade clothes as I want. Mainly this is due to the weather, it's been much colder than usual and most of my clothes are for the warmer part of the year.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

2018 Birthday Makes Part 2: The Rivermont Dress & Top

2 weeks ago I made a test piece of the Cashmerette Rivermont because I was pretty sure I wanted this to be the dress I wore to my birthday party. I was inspired by Gillian's black Liverpool version because it looked so chic on her.