Handmade Christmas-Family Sewing

I may have gone a little overboard with Christmas present sewing this year-but boy was it fun!  I worked on my handmade Christmas gifts for my family for a good month and made:  4 Lounge Pants, 12 Stowe bags, and 3 Jackets!  Plus I posted last week everything I made for my kids. My mom gave …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Me Made May ’15- Mid-Week Wrap Up

We’re 5 days into Me Made May ’15 and this year I’m having a really easy time pulling me made looks.  If you haven’t heard of it before head over to So Zo to find out more.  I’m planning on doing weekly recaps each Tuesday for the month of May.  This is perfect timing as …

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 …

Me Made May: Week 4 & Beach Vacay!

This week saw me wearing tons of me mades since we were on vacation up in Venice Beach, FL.  It’s our favorite place to visit that’s still close to home.  We love the small town feel, walking downtown, great restaurants, and climbing the rocks with the kids at the Jetty! Vic loves to go diving off …