MMM Days 1-11

I’m really enjoying another year of Me Made May! It’s my 7th year participating! I’m especially enjoying it this year because it’s pushing me to get “dressed” each day while Staying Home. We’re still closed here in Broward County so I’m not leaving the house much at all other than to walk the dog or go to the grocery store. Counting down the days until summer and an …

Me Made May 2019 Recap

It’s a bit late coming, but I really wanted to share everything I wore this Me Made May! This was my 6th year participating and for the first time I didn’t wear all my makes. My goal this year was to wear all me-mades with no repeats. I didn’t totally accomplish that goal- toward the end I really just wanted to wear some favorites- but I could have. …

Floral Lady Skater + MMM19

It’s Me Made May and I’m loving seeing what everyone is wearing daily on Instagram! This time of year always helps me get out of the rut of wearing the same looks over and over. My Me Made May Challenge: To wear handmade outfits every day this May with no repeats! I have a lot more handmade clothing this time around (my 6th year participating). My main challenge …

Fiona Bodice + Utu Skirt

What do you do when all you have is a square of beautifully embroidered linen? Piece it into a gorgeous little crop top! I was gifted with a selection of upholstery samples at our last ASG annual meeting and have been holding on/ hoarding them until I could find the perfect use. The Fiona dress seemed like a great match as the bodice is made of quite a …

Wave Wrap Skirt Shape Shape 2

I’m a beach girl at heart so this wave print was bought up immediately after spotting it. It’s a beautifully drawn image of waves in a gorgeous lightweight cotton woven.  I love the blue tones that fade to the peach and cream plus just a touch of vivid lime, purple and red.  It took me quite awhile though to decide what to make this into to make the …

Me Made May Roundup 2017

 This Me Made May has been really eye-opening.  The last few years have been a breeze coming up with handmade looks but this year I noticed quite a few gaps and many of my makes I just didn’t want to wear. My taste and style has shifted in the last year now that the kids are in school and I’m back working. I want to look chic and stylish on …

Blue Linen Marilyn Dress

We’re just back from a fabulous vacation at Disney World with my whole family! I’m still exhausted from our whirlwind 4 day trip but had just enough energy to whip up this new dress when we got back home.  I was itching to get back to sewing after being away from home. The kids and I spent Spring Break at my parents, then home for one week followed by Disney. It’s been a …