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 …

Indie Dresses- Lemon Drop Maxi

I’ve been so excited for Indie Pattern Month over at The Monthly Stitch!  This is my entry into the Dresses Contest, you can see my post for TMS here, and my favorite make so far.  I LOVE how this turned out, especially as it was really supposed to be just a wearable muslin.  This was perfect …

Quebracho Rojo dyed Burda Makes

Here are some of my newest makes, all dyed last week with Quebracho Rojo!  I ordered my dye from Botanical Colors and love the color results! I used an alum mordant before dyeing and the pants were treated with tannin as well. The color is perfect, a nice peachy coral shade, and really consistent in my …

Indigo Dyed Jeans- Finally Completed!

I’ve been working on these jeans for about a month, so I’m really excited to have them finally completed, especially before the warm weather hits Florida!  I was really getting concerned that I wouldn’t have a chance to wear them this season.  Plus they’re just in time for February’s Smarty Pants Challenge over at The Monthly …

Indigo dreaming

I’m really loving the results of my two batches of Indigo dyeing!  I think I could happily wear blue every day!  I’ve gotten lovely comments every time I’ve worn my new makes, brightening my days.  You can read more on my indigo dyeing adventures here and here and see more pics of my dyeing on …

February Sewing Plans!

I’ve been taking a step back this week and focusing again on my big sewing projects and wardrobe planning.  Last week’s Kids Clothes Week Challenge was a lot of fun, but it wore me out!  I’m just not used to sewing so much at once, definitely needed a breather.  I can’t believe I sewed all …

Indigo Dyeing- My results!

Here’s a quick update on the results of my indigo dye bath from the other day.  You can view the earlier post here.  I love my color results!  The blues are really clear and rich and a shade I really like.  The whole process was quite easy and cleaned up pretty quickly with no stains! …