‘I, Kelly of Cut Cut Sew, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’13. I endeavour to wear one handmade garment each day for the duration of May 2013’
Yay! It’s my first time participating in Me-Made-May! I am excited…and a little nervous! I usually wear a lot of handmade items anyway, but making a conscious effort to wear something handmade every day will be a fun challenge. I also hope it will help me figure out what items are lacking in my wardrobe, and I am also going to refashion some of the handmade items that sit in my closet and don’t get a lot of wear. I am going to try to take a picture everyday, but I am not focusing on that aspect of it because I didn’t want that to keep me from participating.
Are you joining in for Me-Made-May this year? If you have done it before, what was the hardest part, and what did you learn? Any advice for a newbie?
I had such big plans for this week! The thing I realized is that I AM NOT FAST. When it comes to sewing I always think I can crank a bunch of stuff out quickly, but it’s become clear that is not the case 🙂 I am amazed at all of the beautiful clothing everyone has made for their kids this week, it is truly awesome! So what did I make?
Leggings! Continue reading
I saw this red lace fabric at a local shop and I knew I had to make another Laurel dress with it:
I imagine it as a Christmas dress, which I realize is a little crazy since it is only April. Continue reading
The Colette Laurel pattern has been a great learning experience for me; I have tried a lot of new techniques, which is great! After making two blouse versions I was ready to move on to a dress: