Thursday, 21 May 2015

Me Made May cont

Wed 13th May

Me Made - skirt, jacket, T-shirt, underwear and socks

Thursday 14th May
Me Made running leggings/skirt, skirt, shirt, underwear and socks


Friday 15th May
Me Made Dress and underwear


Saturday 16th May - Me Made dress and underwear .. this dress is in the pile of dresses waiting to be refashioned - this was enough to confirm that I feel really frumpy wearing it - wrong pattern and fabric choice for me!

 Sunday 17th May - Me made skirt, top and jacket and underwear (and scarf) ... but forgot to take photo so just used old one!

Monday 18th May - me made Tshirt, skirt and underwear

Tuesday 19th May - Me Made top and skirt
This is the first day I wore something not me-made for general wear (the ratty old cardigan)... but I needed the comfort blanket factor that day

 Wednesday 20th May
Me made everything....

Thursady 21st May

Me made everything (recycled photo)


 The only times I have not worn something me made are when running (tops from shops) and on 19th I wore my old cardigan. I have worn my knitted cardigans lots :-)

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Me Made May


Saturday 9th May - me made running skirt/leggings combo thingy
(and underwear)


Sunday 10th May - me made T-shirt & underwear


I need some chill out / slob round the house me made clothes that I like and that are comfy .....

Monday 11th May - Me made skirt, top, underwear
Me knitted socks and cardigan

Tuesday 12th May - Me made everything!!



Saturday, 9 May 2015

Simple bag


Tutorial found here   for this lovely bag - last made it in December 2013! I whipped one up last night (finishing it this morning). It has a fusible volume fleece bonded to the lining so that it can protect the contents a little bit. Fabrics are all leftovers from various sewing projects and the cord is from the boat yard.

My sister loves the black and white version I made of this bag,..... so I might have to make some more ready for her birthday next month.

MMM


Wed 6th -
Me Made cardigan, scarf and socks (knitting)
Me Made Top, skirt and underwear
Me Made Swimming costume
Me Made Coat

Thursday 7th May
Me Made cardigan, scarf and socks (knitting)
Me Made Top, skirt and underwear
Me Made Running skirt/leggings
Me Made Coat


Friday 8th May
Me Made cardigan, scarf and socks (knitting)
Me Made Top, skirt and underwear

Me Made Coat





Thoughts - don't wear my cardigans unless I have short sleeves to go with them - need to knit some LONG sleeve cardigans! (if I start now I might have one ready for winter... still knitting my Peggy Sue)

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Me Made May

1st May
Me Made underwear (KS3300, M2722)
Me Made Skirt - Gabriola
Me Made T-shirt Kimono T
Me Made Cardigan - Miette - horray I wore one of my knitted cardigans - it is too big now :-(

Also wore Me Made black jacket
Thoughts - need some me made PJ's / lazying about clothes!

2nd May
Me Made underwear
Me Made Dress - By Hand London Anna
Me Made cardigan and socks
also wore Me Made running skirt/leggings... skeggings??? when out for a run


3rd May

Me Made underwear
Me Made Dress - By Hand London Anna
Me Made cardigan and socks

 4th May

Me Made underwear
Me Made Skirt - Gabriola
Me Made T-shirt Kimono T
Me Made Cardigan - Miette
Me Made Scarf
Me Made Socks

5th May

Me Made underwear
Me Made Skirt - Gabriola
Me Made Blouse - which I have not wore in ages and Me Made May forced me to get it out and wear it.. good thing too as I love it!
Me Made Cardigan - Miette
Me Made Socks
Me Made green coat and my me made scarf


 PLUS I used my me made handbag..

very me made AND I have worn my hand knitted cardigans... just need to convert some dresses to skirts then I will be well on the way to achieving my Me Made goals.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Harry Potter


Using a tutorial and free pattern from While She Naps blog I made a golden stitch... which swung from the end of a fishing pole.. the children bounced on the trampoline to catch it... a fine game of Quidditch!



 Simplicity 5512 in age 5, age 8 and age 8 with a longer length...  10 cloaks for the party guests...(and a spare for me!)


Friday, 1 May 2015

Burda 03-2013-151 Boys Raglan T-shirt


Fabric from My fabrics and chosen by my son for his birthday T-shirt (which he received late due to me not processing my order properly!).. but he loves them ....



Pattern Description:
Long sleeve raglan T (I "adapted" it - making it short sleeve)
Pattern Sizing:
134-158
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes - except I made it into a short sleeve version.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Did not use them - it is a quick T-shirt so just followed my usual construction method - I did glance at the instructions which suggest hemming as the first step which I find a bit odd.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
Raglan sleeve T with curved hem.
Fabric Used:
Two cotton jersey fabrics
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
Shortened the sleeve to create a long sleeve.
Made size 134 with length 146 for body as my son has a long back.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
YES & YES - I am sure that this will become a staple pattern to refer to again and again - especially as it goes up to size 158, and will make a nice change from Ottobre Creative Workshop 301 T-shirt which I have made so often that my boys are almost getting bored of the sight of them....
Conclusion:

Lovely pattern quick to whip up - cut out 2 and sewed together alternative sections to make 2 t-shirts with applique