Category Archives: Me-Made-May

final thoughts on Me-Made-May

It’s June, and Me-Made-May 2015 is over. I learned some things during this project. {week 1} 1) Wearing handmade garments close-to-daily was not difficult. Yes, I had some repeats, but fewer than I expected. My me-made wardrobe is more far-reaching than I realized, and that realization is empowering! {week 2} 2) I do not like […]

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Me-Made-May 2015: week 4

I’ve worn me-made all week long, and since Monday, I’ve been wearing exclusively skirts and dresses! That’s one of the things I love most about summer:¬†easy dressing. The temperatures have been inching up toward into¬†80s this week, and for the Pacific Northwest, that is plenty warm, especially for this lady whose home isn’t air conditioned […]

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Me-Made-May 2015: week 3

This week I’ve worn me-made every day, and I’m loving it. I didn’t get a picture of Tuesday’s ensemble, but it involved my denim-look-a-like knit Manila leggings. Despite the still-moody temperatures the PNW has been offering, I’ve been wearing primarily skirts and dresses. My relationship with summer is iffy (I don’t do well with hot […]

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Me-Made-May 2015: week 2

Week 2 of Me-Made-May has been a success! Honestly, reaching for me-made garments is remarkably second-nature to me now. If you’d have asked me even a year ago if I’d have thought that I could supply the bulk of my everyday wardrobe with self-made items, I don’t know if I would have believed you. Sunday, […]

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Me-Made-May 2015: week 1

I kicked off the month with an entirely me-made ensemble: the Plantain shirt made in a lightweight interlock and the Manila leggings in a lycra/cotton blend lightweight interlock. So far it’s my favorite of the me-made looks I’ve sported so far. (Neither of these pieces is yet blogged, but they will be!) Saturday, May 2, […]

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