OMG, it’s Me Made May! Again.

It seems like it’s Me Made May all the time–like, at least once a year. Holy cow. Regardless, here we go again! A month to celebrate making and wearing clothes, and then, in June, a few days to celebrate not having to talk about or taking pictures of ourselves making and wearing clothes. It’s theContinue reading “OMG, it’s Me Made May! Again.”

Me-Made May 2014, Week 2

I had so many plans. Plans that nice weather would comeĀ and I would be able to wear skirts–that I’d made–to work. And then Frances got sick. And then her stepbrother got very seriously sick, and Frances spent an extra day with me, sick. And making sure I wore my me-mades was maybe no longer quiteContinue reading “Me-Made May 2014, Week 2”

the silk-linen dress of doom

The Creativ[E!] Festival in 2013 was the first time I bought serious garment fabrics. Oh sure, I was a regular at Fabricland (I have a two-year membership, after all) and enjoyed pawing through the mountains of poly to find the occasional linen or wool. I’d go hunting for cute prints on Queen West and inContinue reading “the silk-linen dress of doom”

Fixed, then partially Unfixed

You remember that lovely crochet sweater with the Very Interesting Neckline? Yeah, that one. Fortunately, my bright idea of adding a half-motif to the front and back to raise the neckline and strengthen the collar worked. Unfortunately, the thought that blocking might make it shrink a bit did not. Now, blocking did make the motifsContinue reading “Fixed, then partially Unfixed”