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Me-Made May 2017: Days 15-21 and new makes

Another week, another roundup. Again, there were repeats. But there were also two new garments, which I sewed frantically, stabbing my fingers and going slightly insane with all the tubes of fabric that needed to be turned out (belt loops are not my friends). 1,178 more words


Me Made May- Week 3

I’m back!  And this time kinda on schedule :-)

Day 14:  So I forgot to get a picture this day.  We were driving back from my parents and by the time I remembered…. 215 more words


My Favorite Sewing Book: Knits

The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits Professional Techniques for Beautiful Everyday Garments

by Alyson Clair

How many books about sewing basics have you owned? How many do you refer to regularly? 387 more words

Alyson Clair

Me Made May 2017 week 2

Last week I promised myself that I was going to incorporate more dresses into my days and I just about managed it. I don’t know why but I always feel overdressed when I wear a dress so I usually stick to separates. 326 more words


The new Sorbetto- Who Made It Best

Who Made It Best, a new series on the mahlicadesigns blog, is launching this month.

Who Made It Best is a friendly challenge where one of my blogger friends joins me in making up the same pattern to see Who Made It Best. 359 more words


Never-Enough-Butterflies Top

Hello, friends!  I’m back from my blogging hiatus, and  sharing this loud but happy top with you today.

As a rule, I don’t participate in online sew-alongs and challenges, mainly because I can’t seem to sew fast enough to keep up with other participants; but this time I did. 378 more words

Wardrobe Replenish

Me made May catch up

It’s almost May and another Me-Made-May is fast approaching so I thought I would re-post my first ever Me-Made-May! I always have so much fun doing it and can’t wait for this May so that I can do it all again, any suggestions for my theme this year? 621 more words