Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Me Made May Week 1

5.07.2016

Me Made May Week 1

I've finished my first week of Me Made May! My first week was successful. I don't think I struggled finding handmade items to wear, but it did make me think more about what I was putting on. I have a lot of tops, skirts, and dresses that are entirely handmade, but not a lot of pants or shorts. But I can't see myself making any of these in the near future. I also have a lot of altered RTW which I think counts because then they actually fit me and flatter me.
Day 1
Shirt: a chambray button up shirt using a Burdastyle pattern, the Long Sleeve Blouse
Skirt: a self-drafted mint pencil skirt
Day 2
Shirt: A rayon lycra floral swing tee using the Laundry Day Tee pattern
Pants: RTW jeggings with altered legs and the hem let out (not pictured)
Day 3
Shirt: striped tee using the Union St Tee pattern (affilliate link)
Shorts: white linen shorts that used to be cropped linen track pants that used to be RTW wide linen pants
Day 4
Shirt: pink floral vneck using the Union St Tee pattern (affilliate link)
Shorts: RTW pants chopped into shorts and cuffed using this cuffed shorts tutorial
Day 5
Shirt: a RTW sleep shirt that I hemmed shorter and took in the sides using my floral Cheyenne tunic as a guide
Shorts: RTW shorts that I tapered the legs and let the hem down
Day 6
Shirt: a thrifted RTW tee and a RTW tank altered into a nursing tank
Pants: RTW pants that I took in the center back and took in the legs through the thighs
Day 7
Shirt: flamingo vneck using the Union St Tee pattern (affilliate link) - I need to take pictures and blog this tee!
Pants: denim joggers using the Hudson Pants pattern
Heather

1 comment:

  1. Please post about the flamingo shirt. My daughter has one her grandma bought her and I always tease her that I'm going to steal it and wear it. She is nine so I don't think her shirt would fit me. But I would love to find some fabric and make one!
    Looking at what you have done with pants, turning them into shorts, makes me look at my closet. I think I have a couple of pairs of pants that need to be turned into shorts!

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