me made retrospective, vol 3 and final

I made it! I didn’t document every day, but that wasn’t my goal…

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I, Susan of moonthirty.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’13. I endeavour to wear 5 me-made items each week for the duration of May 2013. ETA: No repeats.

May 21

May 21

My Cabarita. My favorite shirt in my closet at the moment, and I don’t have anything new to say about it except I better make some moar before it wears out. Continue reading

me made retrospective, vol 2

So, today is the next-to-last day of the month, but I’m only just posting about the second third…

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I, Susan of moonthirty.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’13. I endeavour to wear 5 me-made items each week for the duration of May 2013. ETA: No repeats.

May 11

May 11

This Saturday, we were enjoying the tail end of some not-too-hot-or-humid gorgeousness, so Al and I went out to play bocce with some friends. Continue reading

me made retrospective, vol 1

When I decided to join Me-Made-May for the first time, I decided I would take the opportunity to evaluate the pieces in my closet. I wanted to think through what I liked and didn’t like as I wore the garments, some of which haven’t been seen the outside of my closet for months, at least. Basically, I am using this to move closer along the spectrum towards I-LOVE-EVERYTHING-IN-HERE utopia, a goal I can’t imagine ever reaching but closer is better.

Apparently, I’ve decided by default to break my MMM reports into 3 posts over the month. Feels about right.

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I, Susan of moonthirty.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’13. I endeavour to wear 5 me-made items each week for the duration of May 2013.

May 01 Continue reading

warm heart cold shoulders

Well, I’m still diversifying, but I have to say that I can go a long time without actually having a new garment to show for my trouble! (World’s-smallest-and-fastest-sewalong aside.) But as Miss Lulu reminded me, when I do feel like doing the finishing bits, I will be a lot closer to several completed items all at once. She’s right, in theory, but today I only have one…

Simplicity 1805 view F

I first made Simplicity 1805 last summer, and despite my complaints that it smacked of PJs, it has been worn several times per month since it was finished. It’s fun, comfortable, and has hand-stitching embellishment. WinWinWin. Continue reading