This is my final round-up for Me-made-May. And whilst I couldn’t post on @SteelySeamstress at the beginning of the month as I was travelling, I have managed a daily photo on Instagram since then and these end of week posts too! Surprisingly, I didn’t get too fed up with taking photos either, but then as you’ll probably notice there’s only rain in one of the shots below.
I thought I’d just put this post out there and save some graphs from my painstakingly recorded spreadsheet data for another post. After all I now have 5 years of data and I think it will take some time to examine the trends and see the progress of my wardrobe with that to look at.
Day 26 Me-mades: Denim jumpsuit
Day 27 Me-mades: Liberty shirt
This one was difficult as there are a few combinations here that I like, but I’m going for Day 28 – the hidden cats top with the blue jeans and the grey hoodie. It’s a good casual combination.
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#mmm19 #mmmay19 Day 28 Now this is a new combination for me. #papercutpatterns Peter and the wolf trousers hacked to include a front closure, a hack of #kwiksew #Kwiksew4028. The fabric has cats hidden in the pattern (not that that's easy to see on the photo) and a hoodie made with #burdastyle 119 01/2018 #burda012018.
I think I’ve finally learned to love my clothes. When I remember back to when I started sewing my own clothes 5 years ago I felt dejected every time I opened the wardrobe. I hardly bought any clothes because I had trouble getting clothes that fitted and what I did buy was based solely on whether it fitted. This led to a wardrobe of random hotch-potch of colours and styles. Now I actually have choice and a wardrobe where clothes can be pulled together for a “look” (at least I hope so, I’ve never been known as the most stylish person!)