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Week 1 of Me Made May

Hey Loves!

Me Made May is here. Though I haven't done much sewing over the past year and my social media presence was almost nonexistent, I decided this would be a great way to jump back in. Here's how the first 9 days went:

Day 1
We celebrated one of my guys' birthday. I customized this shirt for him. I used Thermoflex HTV. I tried the new puff vinyl as well. Check out Bama Sign Supply for affordable vinyl and great customer service.

Day 2
 Rocking the 2020 accessory of the year...the face mask!  This is one of the prints I liked the most out of all the make it made in 2020!  Who remembers the elastic shortage?! Geez! 2020 was a trip!

Day 3
Sometimes, I just need something quick and simple...mainly because I waited until the last minute to make it. Some of my favorite pieces are just like this one...simple design in a super cute print.  Click here for a guide to creating an elastic waist skirt.

Day 4
This was actually a 2020 make, Simplicity S9011. I made it to speak at an United Way event at work. Yes, I went to the office. I wore it that day and never again. I had to go in the office recently so I pulled it back out. It was too big and looked like a sack! I added a belt to give it shape and headed out the door.  

Day 5
Comfy work from home clothes have been a staple for me! This is an oldie, but it's super comfy. It's one of my favorite refashions. From a shapeless, too big tunic and baggy tights to a fitted peplum top and well fitted tights.

Day 6
Headed to the office again! I carried the comfy theme with me to the office. This tunic is self-drafted. It was inspired by a tunic my sister-in-law shared with me.

Day 7
Headed to the school to deliver teacher appreciation gifts looking cute and comfy in my McCall's M8047. There's nothing like being comfy and cute!

Day 9
I only wore it to try it on, but this two piece is another refashion. This was a simple elastic waist shirt with pockets. I wore it to a dinner party. I made it extra long so it would sweep the floor even in 4" heels. It had become too big and impractical.  In keeping with my pledge, I made it into two pieces: a cute the top and a cute midi. They can be styled together or separately. The skirt will be a great addition to my work wardrobe!

If you're participating in #MeMadeMay2011 leave your IG or Facebook tag in the comments so I can follow you. You can see more pictures of my Me Made May adventures on my IG and Facebook pages.

Until next time, smooches!

DJ

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