HELLO. I’ve reached a point of exhaustion with this challenge. Not only because my handmade wardrobe is just skirts and dresses at this point, but also because self-portraits take time and effort. But I will persist! This has been a great learning experience. CARRY ON!
This dress is made from a modification of the BurdaStyle Double Layer Dress, but the concept has been in my head since I bought this wide stripe fabric five years ago during a fabric crawl in Calgary.
It’s fun and summery, and though I can see a handful of potential modifications, I doubt I’ll attempt this particular concept again. (One can only have so many bright chevron dresses in one’s wardrobe.)
This is the Lady Skater Dress and I love it so much more than I thought I would!
I feel like a total bombshell when I wear it, particularly because of this vibrant red fabric. It’s far too comfortable to be relegated to bombshell-worthy events, so I tend to pair it with a cardigan or just turn up the self-confidence on days I wear it.
I plan on making another one this month, out of a darker solid. My main modifications are to shorten the bodice by an inch and lengthen the skirt a few inches. (This was too short to hem.)
This is a remake of the Day 5 skirt. I realized how simple and flattering it was, and had this stretch cotton on hand. It’s wrinklier than I’d like, but it’s something I’ll wear all summer with tank tops – loose, lightweight, and uncomplicated.
Why yes, I HAVE been taking pictures of the back side of every item this month! I’ve not been sharing them all with you, but keeping them for future fit reference.
OH HEY! BEDHEAD! MAGENTA!
I made this skirt last night, as I was finishing a few orders for others. It’s a self-drafted, super simple straight skirt with an elastic waist. I’ve also decided that I prefer this skirt in the shorter length, so my blue version might be chopped soon.
There! Four more days! Huzzah!