One Moneta, Two Moneta Three Moneta, Four Five Moneta, Six Moneta Seven Moneta, More! Y’all didn’t think I would finish the rhyme, now did you? DID YOU?! You read that right, I’ve made 8 Colette Monetas so far. Am I crazy? Maybe. Is it a good pattern? You betcha! Meet Moneta #7: Isn’t she crazy?… Continue reading … Seven Moneta, More!
Well, well, look at what we have here. Could it be more TNTs (Tried ‘N’ Trues)? I’ve gone and made more Colette Monetas! My fifth Moneta was actually completed during Me-Made-May but I was waiting to finish another one before posting so I would only bombard you with two at a time. Behold, Moneta #5 with brunette… Continue reading …Five Moneta, Six Moneta…
I have a problem. I can’t stop making the Colette Moneta Dress. Well, I wouldn’t exactly call it a problem since it’s a really good dress and it’s helping me get through my fabric stash. I guess it would be a problem if it was getting boring for y’all and I’m assuming it’s not [yet…].… Continue reading …Three Moneta, Four…
The temperature is rising here in Tucson, and you know what that means… The dreaded seven-month summer is starting and I need to figure out how to not wear pants for the season. Shorts are OK, but not work appropriate (thanks, real adult job), so that means I need more dresses in my life. Imagine… Continue reading One Moneta, Two Moneta…
I’ve been known to obsess over certain patterns. My eight renditions of the Colette Moneta Dress became a topic of playful teasing among my online sewing friends. Recently I found my perfect t-shirt pattern, the Grainline Studio Lark Tee. I’ve made many t-shirts before, between tracing my own, the Sewaholic Renfrew, the Deer and Doe… Continue reading Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop – More Grainline Lark Tees!
Are you ready for a little friendly competition? Melissa of mahlicadesigns contacted me about a new blog series she wanted to do – “Who Made It Best?” It sounded like so much fun, I was immediately in! Who Made It Best is a friendly challenge hosted by Melissa where she pairs up with a fellow… Continue reading Who Made It Best with mahlicadesigns – Bronte Top
I’ve participated in Me-Made-May for 3 years straight, and I’m happy to report that yet again I have kept my pledge all month! I wore at least one handmade item per day (sometimes 4!) In total, for the whole month I wore 45 separate handmade items! Wow! To check out all of my outfits in… Continue reading Me-Made-May 2017 Reflections
Week 3 of MMMay ’17 down… here we go! Monday, May 15 This dress was a result of being part of the blog tour of the Day and Night Dress Challenge. I usually get meowed at at work when I wear this… Dress: Franken-patterned Simplicity 1873 top and Sewaholic Cambie bottom Tuesday, May 16 Samurai… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Week 3
Another week of Me-Made-May down… we’re almost halfway there! Monday, May 8 The weather thankfully cooled down for a couple of days, so I was able to layer and wear my boots one last time before fall/winter! Cardigan: Helen’s Closet Blackwood Cardigan Dress: Colette Moneta Tuesday, May 9 One of my favorite tops of all… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Week 2
I, Rachel of Sew RED-y (sewredy.wordpress.com and @sewredy on IG), sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’17. I endeavour to wear at least one me-made garment each day with no repeating outfits for the duration of May 2017. I’ve gone and done it again. It’s time for the most anticipated month in the sewing… Continue reading Me-Made-May 2017 Pledge