Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Let the fun begin...


Today is May 1st and the start of the Me-Made-May '12...


I signed up not too long ago to challenge myself. So I've made a few clothes for moi since I started sewing. yay. But I don't think they are enough for me to cover the whole month yet without repetition (and perhaps not season appropriate, but where I come from that doesn't matter at all, hehehe). I also haven't made (from scratch or a refashion) any type of bottoms, with the exception of the pyjama pants finished last Friday. I think I can squeeze that in though, don't you think, :) especially since I practically live in PJs and not featuring it will be a gross misrepresentation of my daily life.

I've rarely if ever posted photo of myself on this blog. I sew and then I post. Mostly on hangers. Nowadays it's a miracle that I find a photo of me that I like. Ok, maybe not just nowadays, but since forever. I always have weird expressions or funky hand movements in photos. Now I can also add extra chubby cheeks and wobbly bits to the list. Once a while the stars align and I'd get a nice photo. But its kinda random, nothing that I can recreate (coz well I don't take pics of myself... and I still haven't purchase that tripod...).

Today I spent the whole day at home and did not go out. We'll have people over tomorrow, so I spent the day cutting fabric for my sewing project, entertaining the Bean, cooking and doing chores among other stuff. I don't like cleaning very much, but washing dishes can be therapeutic.

Day 1 -  I wore my first Vogue 1179 dress blogged here. Wrap cardigan is not me made but is a few years old and brings out the blue in the dress.


To recap my challenge pledge:

'I, Far of Memoryseed (http://farsland.blogspot.com), sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '12. I endeavor to wear at least ONE item of me-made clothing/accessories each day for the duration of May 2012'...

I will be posting my MMM'12 pics every Monday here and daily on Flickr.

Happy MMM'12 to those participating!

Far @ Memoryseed

5 comments:

  1. I'm not quite sure why you might not be happy with your pictures, you look beautiful in this photo, and this dress is just lovely!

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    1. :) thank you Carolyn... you are sweet to say that. This dress was a wearable muslin, but I've worn it so often and never made it in another fabric yet.

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    2. Well, not in this exact cut that is (sleeveless dress just like on pattern sleeve), though I've made a couple more but added sleeves or cut into top. But I'm thinking to make exact one like this in another fabric. This is a very easy comfy dress!

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  2. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving your lovely comment. I am following yours now!

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    1. Welcome to Memoryseed, Hashi :)

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