Week 2 is here!
Saturday, Day 10
Dress: Just Jeans – thrifted from a clothes swap
Boots: Betts and Betts. And yes they are thigh high so that is allll boots in this pic 😉
This was the first day of thrifted clothes only, with no made by me items. It turns out this challenge is hard purely because it has been so cold here lately that I can’t wear a lot of my pretty summer dresses. Since I make a lot of pretty summer dresses this weather is really impacting my Me Made May abilities. Good thing I still have plenty of shoes to wear hehehe.
Sunday, Day 11
Top: Made by Me – Kwik Sew 3790
Ugh Boots: Kmart
Ugh, was still sick here and looking like death warmed up again, sorry!
Monday, Day 12
Excuse the weird pose – it shows the gathering detail in the dress a bit!
Dress: Made by Me – New Look 6429 (out of print – no online resources available)
Tuesday, Day 13
Top: Made by Me – Refashioned from thrifted Target dress
Cardigan: Big W
Belt: Market Stall
Jeans: Forever New
Wednesday, Day 14
Dress: Made by Me – McCalls Pattern? (Sorry this one is out of print and not in my stash any more)
Cardigan: Big W
Thursday, Day 15
|Love and Seamed Stockings…It’s all you need! OXOX
Dress: Made by Me – Butterick 5880 (original vintage design from early 50’s)
Belt: Made by Me – self drafter using vintage buckle from Grandma’s stash
Stockings: Rebel Circus online
Shoes: Target (this dress really needs nude pumps a la Kate Middleton…hmmm shopping time?)
I feel the need to point out this dress looks even better when ironed but I only had the chance to take this picture after wearing it most of the day. Oh well…
Friday, Day 16
Dress: Made by Me – Another Vogue 8615
Belt: Forever New
It has finally warmed up here enough to wear some nice lighter dresses! I was planning on wearing my tea-cup Cambie dress today but I broke the zip 😦 so need to unpick it all and put in a new one! Double sad face 😦 😦 That said, this is still one of my fave dresses.
This week I have discover several things – I buy A LOT of the clothes I don’t make (and shoes) from Target and Forever New, I wear A LOT of belts and cardigans and I own way more clothes than I thought. Also, leaving home in the dark and getting home in the dark plus my can’t-be-bothered attitude to make up 60% of the time = bad photo opportunities! This challenge is really making me think about what I have in my wardrobe, how I wear it and what new combinations I can come up with. Fun times in general though being sick has put a damper on things. But I will hopefully finish a project this weekend so I will have something new to wear next week! I hope these posts aren’t coming off narcissistic, that is never my intent!
See you in week 3!