So another week has passed, the lockdown continues, Me Made May continues. So far I’ve found it fairly easy to keep going with it… although I am getting a little tired of the jeans + top combination, but I don’t really have many other options. I do have the Len Coveralls on my ‘to make’… Continue reading Me Made keeps going
So it’s Sunday again, that means it’s time for this weeks me-made run down. I’ve found it quite easy to find things to wear, although the jeans + top combination is starting to get rather boring. The trouble is that we usually go for long dog walks each evening through the woods, so I usually… Continue reading Me Made again
I found a lovely silver jersey a few years ago in Fabricland (Reading) and tried to make some jogging bottoms out of it. This went very badly…. very very badly. They could not be salvaged (moments silence for the fallen leisure wear). This left me with nothing but scraps of this amazing silver jersey, and… Continue reading Tee… with sparkle
This was always going to be a strange year for Me Made May, life is not as life usually is right now so what we wear will not be what we might usually do. At the beginning of the lockdown I spent quite a bit of time wearing jogging bottoms and tee shirts, but after… Continue reading Me Made May in isolation
This is a story about a very difficult but wonderful little blouse. During my recent holiday (right at the beginning of the lockdown) I decided to make another version of McCalls 7360. My last one was made nearly a year ago and I used Swiss dot cotton for it and it has become one of… Continue reading Why suggest a fabric if you’re just going to ignore it!
A couple of weeks ago I was on a bit of a shirt making kick. I love the whole process and the level of concentration required was just what I needed at the time. This story is about my second Archer Shirt (Grainline Studios)… and because it’s my second one of the same version, I… Continue reading The bum ruffle club
I might be sitting here right now with no make up on, having barely brushed my hair… but I am dressed!! Seriously though, is anyone else getting really sick of sweatpants?!! I think at the moment the best we can all do is whatever it takes to keep us sane through all of this, and… Continue reading Sweatpants Avoidance Society