Monday, August 25, 2014

Saying goodbye to some me-made makes

At the end of Me Made May, I confessed that there were some makes that never made it into my outfits throughout the month.  In packing up to move, I decided that it really was time to donate some of them.   I really appreciate it when bloggers show their failures as well as their successes, so here goes...

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Plaintains # 4 & 5


Nothing says summer like shorts and a t-shirt.   After these two makes, I'm proud to say that I now own--and wear--more me-made tees than store-bought tees!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hi-Low Skirt (McCall's 6076)


Both this fabric and this pattern were impulse purchases (surprise!) made on separate occasions.  It took me a long time to be brave enough to pair them together, though. 

Monday, August 4, 2014

Laptop case

Last weekend I bought a new laptop for grad school.  It was a tough call, but I went with the 13" MacBook Air.  Since it is so light and fragile compared to my old computer, I wanted to make it a case to protect it a little bit.