It's over. 31 Days of wearing something I made every day has come to an end and it was amazing! So, here's the overview of my Week Four, plus the last three days of May just to sewfully round it out! This is a bit long, so grab a nice beverage and settle in. There's… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Four + Three Days
Oh, my . . . Week Three already! How time flies when you're wearing things that you've made. Come with me for a fast tour through what I wore for Week Three of Me Made May! Day 15 - My Casual Tee shows its stripes with Terracotta Warriors Seattle is one of just two USA… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Three
Oh, Pants. They've always been the problem child in my wardrobe. I buy them and they don't fit. I sew them and they don't fit. So I just avoid them like the scary nightmares they are and yet, what I wear most are pants. This is my story of bravery and pant-conquest! When I taught… Continue reading My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear
I'm REALLY enjoying Me Made May!! I committed to myself that I would wear something I made each day of May 2017 and it has been revolutionary for me. Here's a recap of Week Two. If you missed Week One, click here. And, if you'd like to see my May Makes every day, follow me… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Two
Hey, it's the 10th day of Me Made May 2017 and I just can't seem to pull it together enough to do pictures today. You know - life happens! So, instead you get a blog post about what I would have worn if I could have worn my Me Made May Day 10 make. Good… Continue reading Scarf to Vest – an Upcycle Tale
'I, Annette Allison Millard of http://www.sewfullife.com and https://www.instagram.com/sewfullife/, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '17. I endeavour to wear my handmade wardrobe pieces each day for the duration of May 2017' Are you doing Me Made May? This is the first year I've joined in and I am having SO much fun with this.… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week One
"I’m a big fan of the patterns published by The Sewing Workshop. They suit my personal style well and offer lots of options for fabric play. Since the Odette and Ivy Top pattern designs involve color and print blocking possibilities, it was perfect for my most recent make - all from my carefully, curated fabric stash!… Continue reading My Sewing Workshop Ivy Tunic
For years I've seen CNT Patterns A Little Somethin' Jacket made by my friends, loved it and thought I should make one. I even bought the pattern - twice. That's how much I loved it. So, when I planned the patterns I used in my Double Gauze Fashions class at the Sewing Expo, I knew I… Continue reading A Little Color Blocked Jacket
Using Indygo Junction's Urban Tunic pattern, I chose a solid, soft grey and a coordinating toile print.
When your husband wants to take you to Maui, first you say yes, then you plan what you want to sew!