This is my first year doing Me Made May and so far I haven’t found it too challenging. I still have quite a lot of things I haven’t worn yet, so hopefully the month won’t be too repetitive outfit-wise. The hardest part is taking a photo of my outfit every day, but I’ve managed so far!
Day One: Simplicity 2451 skirt.
with an old blouse from H & M, and old cardigan from H & M and a vest top I got as a present with some pajamas.
Day Three: My Great British Sewing Bee boyfriend shirt.
with a Primark white vest underneath (the buttons gape a bit), an H & M cardigan and Primark jeans.
Day Four: My first Emery dress
with an H & M cardigan and bright blue tights!
This day I went to birthday drinks for the boyfriend’s brother’s birthday and it was nice to dress up a bit, but still feel comfortable.
Day 5: Refashioned high necked t shirt
with really old and slightly holey cardigan from H & M and New Look skinny trousers.
Day 7: My second Emery dress.
with H & M cardigan and matching mustard yellow tights!
This was yesterday and I was lucky enough to go to Tilly and the Buttons’ IRL book launch where I met quite a few amazing sewing bloggers, including So Zo!
So I actually managed 5 outfits, when my pledge was 4. I’m still confident I can do at least 4 from now on and I haven’t worn all my good stuff in the first week!
So far I have learned that apparently all my cardigans come from H & M and I still wear quite a few things from Primark, who are evil. I don’t buy things from them anymore, but since I already have stuff from them, I figure it would be a shame to throw it all away/ stop wearing it as that’s just as wasteful and buying disposable fashion in the first place!
I love the frocks with the yellow cardigan, they look great!
Thanks! I think it shows I look better in brighter colours, the first outfit washes me out. I’m a fan of yellow at the moment!
lovely – great work!
It’s a big thumbs up for stronger colours on you.
I am a fan of yellow right now also. Your emery dresses look great. I need to make myself one. I am getting so many ideas this month… I love it!
Thanks! I always have about 1000 things I want to make and Me Made May makes it worse because you can see all the great things everyone has made!
Both the Emery dress’s are beautiful and I love all those cardigans good job on week one
Thanks and thanks!
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