Me Made May 2019

Hey all!  Things have been a little quiet here; been meaning to blog our Easter makes (and now it’s been over a week since!) but have been busy busy.  Such is life.

BUT!  I am not too busy to make a Me Made May pledge!  If you’re not familiar, the idea is to challenge yourself to wear your self sewn clothes:  check out how it all works (and maybe join me?) at So, Zo, What Do You Know?


I, Jess of The Sometimes Sewist, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May 2019. I endeavor to wear at least one Me Made item each day of May 2019

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Me Made May ’17: The First Half

We’re already halfway through May!  So crazy.  Thought I’d do a couple of compilation posts to show what I’ve been wearing, since not everyone is on Instagram.

Here’s May 1st through 15th:

Day One


31 days of wearing at least one thing I’ve made every day! #mmmay17 It’s cold and rainy in Wisco today, so indoor pic it is. Dress is Cake Patterns Tiramisu, which is #unblogged and made in a day when I was about a size smaller, but yeah knits! Leggings are @patternsforpirates Peg Legs (blog post). The wee one is my best me made yet: we call him Cheeks. Fabrics are from @fabricdotcom

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Me Made May ’17!

I haven’t participated in Me Made May since 2013, and decided it was time to give it another go!  Here’s my pledge:

I, Jess of The Sometimes Sewist (@sometimessewist on IG), sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’17. I endeavor to wear one handmade item each day for the duration of May 2017.


Because it can get pretty boring to see random outfits on a daily (or even weekly) basis, I’ll be posting my Me Mades daily on Instagram instead of here.

Bet you’re wondering:  Why so long in between Me Made Mays?  Here’s what was happening in the interim years:

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Me-Made-May ’13, Week 5 Recap

Umm.  Yeah.  I know we’re a week past May now, but after my loungewear posting frenzy last week, I kind of got tired and took a wee break.  So, finally, here’s my Me-Made-May week 5 Recap!

I got really tired of asking Mr. 5 to take my picture every day, and it shows.  You’ll see what I mean…

May 27th


Me Made: Simplicity 5778 dress.
Sandals: Mudd

Wore this on Memorial Day!  Been meaning to fix (I’ll explain later) and blog this puppy…

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Me-Made-May ’13, Week 4 Recap

The fourth week of MMM13 is now in the books… I’ve pledged to wear something handmade every weekday of May, for a total of 23 days.  I’ve now completed 18 of those 23 days.

Here’s what I wore:

May 20th


Me Made: Simplicity 2443 dress
Sandals: Keen
Cross body bag: Relic

We were driving back from C’s wedding and our mini vacation, so I wore something niiiice and comfy for the ride.

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