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Me Made May ’21 Day 2

The second day of May was really warm, so I went full on summer with my outfit. This top, made from McCall's 6436, is much younger than yesterday's top. The pattern is one of those great ones with cup sizes which they don't seem to be doing much anymore. I made it in 2018, finishing… Continue reading Me Made May ’21 Day 2

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Me Made May ’21 Day 1

MMM '21, photo by author. For day 1 I pulled out one of my oldest me-mades. In the summer of 2010, I made two versions of Simplicity 2415, and I later made a third version in flannel. It needed some tweaking to not look too balloony or boxy, so I put full length darts in… Continue reading Me Made May ’21 Day 1

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MMM 2019: My Wardrobe Statistics

Since I've had plenty of Excel practice in my summer class in chemistry, I decided to make some graphs of the data I collected while konmari'ing my wardrobe. 1. General Breakdown of Garments: I was really astonished to see how much "Tops" dominate my wardrobe. My guess would have been dresses, but once I thought… Continue reading MMM 2019: My Wardrobe Statistics

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Me Made May 2019 Days 7-9

I was hoping May would be a little warmer, but it hasn't been, so I had to dig deep in my drawers for these days instead of wearing all the pretty dresses. Day 7 Activities: Still sick (can you tell from my expression?) Mostly my day was spent watching over Paisley after her surgery, but… Continue reading Me Made May 2019 Days 7-9

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Me Mady May 2019 Days 5-6

DAY 6 Activities: Took Paisley to the vet for surgery and then straight to school for my students' final design presentations. Later, I changed into RTW for doing yard work, grading and sewing. Today’s outfit report: Me Made Items 1. Liesl Gibson for Simplicity 2209 "Passport Dress" (8 years old) Wow, this is an oldie… Continue reading Me Mady May 2019 Days 5-6

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Me Made May 2019 Day 4

Activities: Walk to farmer's market, blogging, cooking, laundry and sewing. 55-67 degrees and cloudy. Today’s outfit report: Me Made Items 1. Hey June Raglan Tee (3 years old) was made during a previous MMM. The drape of the fabric/fit is a little off and the second one I made was a size smaller and a… Continue reading Me Made May 2019 Day 4

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Me Made May 2019 Day 2-3

DAY 3 Activities: Grading at school, library visit, taking trash to the dump, cooking, laundry and watching a movie. 55-60 degrees and rainy. Today’s outfit report: Me Made Items 1. Simplicity 1554 from 1944 (5 years old). I love this blouse, made from a lightweight plaid cotton from Mood with cute shirring detail at the… Continue reading Me Made May 2019 Day 2-3