Category: <span>Me Made May</span>

Me Made May 2016 + Lemon Drop Dress

I signed up for Me Made May 2016 for the third year now. I love how the challenge really makes me examine how well my handmade wardrobe is working. Plus I always find new outfit combinations that help to pull me out of a rut by spring. Here’s my pledge for this year: ‘I, Rebecca of Sew Pomona , sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I …

Me Made May 2015 Wrap Up

Me Made May has just ended.  Yay to no more daily pics for awhile!  I love participating but by the last week I was really ready to be done documenting what I wore.  Big thanks go out to Zoe for organizing this! What I learned this go around: I could use a few more shorts/pants and even a few dresses My color scheme has really made everything mix and match …

Me Made May 2015: Week 4 Naples + Miami

We’re in the homestretch now for Me Made May! Only one last week to go.  So far what’s been working best for me are tanks and skirts or pants-i.e. easy to mix and match separates.  Planning out my color palette has made a huge difference this year in that regard. Most of my wardrobe is comprised of navy, whites and neutrals.  Probably the biggest factor in what I wear though is our weather.  …

Me Made May- Week 3

It’s been another successful week wearing my makes, though I’m coming to the end of my summer wardrobe and only have a few dressier clothing pieces that haven’t been worn yet.  I’ve been focused on sewing swimwear this last week.  A new bikini for me that I’m pattern testing as well as two new swimsuits for Amelie.  If you follow me on Facebook you’ll have seen some sneak …

Me Made May 2015: Week 2

It’s been a fun second week of Me Made May!  I’m not even tired of taking pictures on a daily basis yet either.  Thank goodness for my tripod- its made this years pic’s so much easier!  I’m, having fun trying to not repeat looks and planning out what I’ll wear every day.  I love how well everything in my closet is mixing together this year. Here are this …

Fair Fashion April and Me Made May

In honor of Fashion Revolution Day on April 24th, The Ethical Blogger Network will be running a month-long style challenge focused on fair fashion.  If you’d like to join in use the following prompts to share your  looks on instagram using the hashtag #fairfashapril.  Fashion Revolution Day marks the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh were 1133 workers lost their lives and 2500 others were injured.  FRD seeks …

Me Made May: Final days + Recap

I can hardly believe Me Made May is over already!  I’ve still been wearing me made looks the past few days :) Here’s what I wore for the last days of May: Day 29 Thursday-Wearing one of my first makes- an altered version of the Colette Laurel (unblogged). I made a crossover bodice for nursing and added pleats to the lower half of the dress. Plus a madder dyed …

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