Tag Archives: capsule wardrobe

Me Made May 2017

Less than a week before Me Made May 2017 kicks off, and I have yet to set out my official resolution! In 2015 (my first year) I resolved to wear one me-made garment every weekday. In 2016 I pledged to … Continue reading

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Pattern Review 2016 Wardrobe Contest

In January I started eyeing Pattern Review’s 2016 Wardrobe Contest. The basic idea is to sew a capsule wardrobe of 10 pieces which can all be worn together. I loved the idea from first read, but didn’t seriously think about participating. Ten garments … Continue reading

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Sew 16 Update

How is everyone doing on their Sew ’16 Challenge? I’ve completed, uh, exactly zero challenges so far. But I’ve made progress on several! Challenge #1 Newbie – Sew a type of garment you never have before. For me the goal is pants. In … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses of 2015

It’s that time of year: Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow is hosting her annual Top 5 event, a chance to look back at your sewing year and evaluate yourself. For me it’s the hits and misses of the last 16 months, since September 2014 was … Continue reading

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August MAGAM: Awesomely Average

August was certainly an awesome sewing month for me, but by no means average: I sewed up a great number and variety of things, and surprisingly all of them were successful! The theme for Make a Garment a Month was … Continue reading

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