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    May-Made-May 2015: Week One

    I did a post about Day One already. Day One Day Two Day Two was really more of the same.  Top was another Astoria Top made of Cotton Interlock and my Gertie Jeans; different Polka Dot Keds though. Day Three Day Three was my Gertie Jeans with a polka dot Sorbetto Top.  I accessorized with my Nautical Navy Flats, my red bandana, and a Chicago Electric Power Drill.  Day Four Day Four was my Red Astoria Top with my old navy blue twill Linda Circle Skirt (Burda).  I’ve had this thing for years, it’s one of my go-to pieces, being that it is so flattering and comfortable.  I completed the…

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    Me Made May 2015

    Let it be stated: ‘I, Miranda of mirandomness.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’15. I endeavour to wear at least one Miranda Made garment each day for the duration of May 2015.’ I have tried for the last few years to participate in Me-Made-May, but like a diet, I start out strong and lose steam as the month goes. NOT THIS YEAR! Today’s outfit consists of a knit top of red cotton interlock that I made using Colette’s Astoria Pattern (Free with April’s Issue of Seamwork Magazine) and a pair of pedal pushers made using Butterick 5895 (one of the Gertie Patterns).  Overall I’m really happy with the…