Tag Archives: MAGAM

February MAGAM: Fit and Finish

The February theme in the MAGAM group (Make a Garment a Month) was “Fit and Finish.” A perfect theme for me this month; I made three skirts which fit my new body, and I used three different finishes inside! All … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May 2016

Me-Made-May is over for another year. My main goal, of wearing only me-made clothes outside the house, was a great success: Where I failed is in the intention behind my original goal: “[I will] endeavor to wear me-made clothes every day … Continue reading

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Pants

When I showed my wardrobe contest plan to a colleague, one of her first comments was “Pants? But…. you don’t wear pants.” She was kind of right. For years I’ve worn mostly skirts (and, for work, only skirts) because I think … 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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July MAGAM: Sew Bookish

The theme for July in the Make a Garment a Month group was “Sew Bookish,” meaning to sew something out of a book or magazine. Since I own exactly two clothes-sewing books and two Burda Style magazines, this was a true … Continue reading

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June MAGAM: from the stash

A few months ago I joined the MAGAM (Make a Garment a Month) group on facebook. From the name you might possibly be able to guess what the group is about; the additional rule is that the garments should be … Continue reading

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