Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Me Made May - part three

Me Made May was fun, and a challenge. I really enjoyed considering my outfit each day and I became very aware of the gaping holes in my me-made wardrobe. 

I need more basics, in solid colours that I can mix and match with other items. I love bright colours and bold prints, but they need toning down with solids.


This typewriter print fabric skirt has been a hit. My second make of the month, a simple pleated skirt but that fabric makes it look great, I can see it being over worn this summer. 

I made this Peter Pan blouse from Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing in my third week. I had a soft cotton in my stash which has a subtle spot print, I paired it with some of my duck egg circles print on kona cotton for the collar. They work so well together and the vintage buttons I found at classic car fair matched perfectly.

My final make of the challenge was meant to be a skirt, but I hadn't considered that it was half term, so my plans changed and I just managed this bow belt, I don't have an outfit to go with it yet, so that may well become my next project!

This is a round up of the four items I made this month, I plan to try and make at least one new Me Made item each month and to continue to wear what I make more often. 

Thanks for sticking with me with all these tricky selfies! If you took part in Me Made May, has it influenced your future makes too?