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…
That’s it! MMMay ’18 is in the books! I decided to combine the last 2 weeks because… well… I felt like it! I was really hoping most of these pictures would be taken in New Orleans because I had a work trip scheduled. Well, silly me didn’t realize I never got confirmation of being in… Continue reading Me-Made-May Weeks 4 and 5
Whooooooah we’re halfway there, whooOOOAH! Livin’ on a prayer! The MMMay game is still going strong. So far I haven’t felt too stressed about what to wear as I usually wear me-made most of the time anyway. Let’s see if I still feel this way toward the end of the month, though! Monday, May 14… Continue reading Me-Made-May Week 3
Week 2 of MMMay has come and gone – let’s see how I did: Monday, May 7 Grainline Linden Sweatshirt, True Bias Hudson Pants Tuesday, May 8 Frankenpatterned Butterick 5781 and Sewaholic Cambie mash-up And BONUS second outfit for date night! True Bias Ogden Cami (unblogged) Wednesday, May 9 Colette Moneta Dress Thursday, May 10… Continue reading Me-Made-May Week 2
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