I set two goals for Me Made May this year: 1) to wear majority me-made outfits every day, and 2) to dive back into the art of bra-making. I was successful in both, but I’ll save the bra-making adventures for a separate post. Here is what I wore for the month of May! I thought it would be interesting to document when I made each item that I wore, so I’ve included that information below.
I made these leggings last year, and am just now getting around to blogging them. I’ve worn them a couple times, but feel pretty meh about them, which is why it’s taken me so long to write this post.
Over the weekend, I graduated with my PhD, a perfect excuse to make a new dress. I was lucky enough to have my best friend and fellow sewist Nicole graduate with me. Together we made “reverse bridesmaid dresses” for the occasion. I’ve talked a little bit about our planning in a separate post here. Today’s post is essentially two-in-one, because Nicole and I have both detailed our dress-making adventures for you. The same dress can work on two very different body types–after some trials and tribulations.
At the beginning of the year, I set myself a goal of making Brandon 6 projects throughout 2018. When I asked Brandon what he would like, one of the things he asked for was a small gym bag. He was looking for something just big enough to carry a change of clothes and sneakers.