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

1st 1stb

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

Continue reading “Me Made May ’17: The First Half”


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:

Continue reading “Me Made May ’17!”


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

#mmm13 Day 19:  May 27th
#mmm13 Day 19:  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…

Continue reading “Me-Made-May ’13, Week 5 Recap”


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

#mmm13 Day 14:  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.

Continue reading “Me-Made-May ’13, Week 4 Recap”


Me-Made-May ’13, Week 3 Recap

Well, I’ve made it through 3 weeks (well, 2.5…) of my pledge to wear something handmade every weekday of May, for a total of 23 days.  I’ve completed 13 of those 23 days so far.

Apparently the theme for this week was blue:

May 13th

#mmm13 Day 9:  May 13th

Me Made: Hand knit Butterfly Cami in Jade Sapphire Lacey Lamb yarn
Cardigan: Old Navy
Cami:  Lady Hathaway ( Jeans:  Old Navy
Shoes (not shown):  Keen

Continue reading “Me-Made-May ’13, Week 3 Recap”