Monday, May 13, 2013

Me-Made-May Week 2

Another week of Me-Made-May outfits!  Isn't his month going by so fast?  Here's my round-up of outfits from this last week...

Day 5: 
In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, I wore my 'Kitten' 1950s skirt and my 'Pretty Pendrell' blouse underneath a sweater (it's still not that warm yet!).

Day 6:
It's a Scottie dog day!!  I wore my new 'Scottie Dress' (McCall 3820 from 1940) with my Scottie dog shoes from Irregular choice and my Ness jacket.

Day 7:
I love my 'Luck o'the Irish' dress (also from 1940) so much--it's super, super soft.  The green is a hard colour to photograph but it's a bit more emerald green in real life!

Day 8:
I revisited an old favourite today, my 'Midcentury Madness' dress which I wore with a pumpkin cardigan and brown Mary Jane shoes.

Day 9: Big day at work today!!  This is my power outfit.  The 'Hawk's Eye View Dress' is from the BurdaStyle Sewing handbook.  I paired the dress with my red Ness Jacket, vintage 1940s shoes and a red belt.  We took the photo in our very brightly painted hallway--which messes with the colour a bit (no need to adjust your!

Day 10:
On day 10 I wore my 'Rabbie Burns' dress.  I just love this dress and wear it all the time.  I wore it with black boots and a black belt.

Day 11:
Date day!  David and I went to our favourite local tea parlour, Anteaques, to enjoy high tea.  I wore my 'Celebration' dress while enjoying Margherita Assam and a tasty scone with fresh cream and jam.

Day 12:
A trip through the local Regent Road Park called for a casual dress.  I wore my 'Purple Parfait' pinafore with my 1940s Dubarry blouse.

YAY!  Me-Made-May is so much fun.  A super big thank you to David for taking all the photos!


  1. What a fabulous wardrobe!

  2. Wow, your Cinco de Mayo skirt is stunning!!!

  3. You are such a stylish dresser Debi!

  4. You always have such lovely photos - a combination of your talent at dress-making and David's at photography - great! I love the Cinco de Mayo skirt too!

  5. I am living vicariously through you! I seem to have made oodles of casual clothing/pajamas and seem to mostly be wearing them this Made By Me.
    So beautiful. That red jacket is really inspiring!

  6. I'm amazed at how many really good garments you've made! Don't you ever have wadders? It's fun to see snippets of your daily life.

  7. Oh love all of these. I gotta have a dress like #10 love it!!

  8. Your handmade wardrobe is so beautiful and diverse!! I love each and every look, here!

  9. Gorgeous clothes, I love your wardrobe!

  10. Absolutely lovely, every outfit. MMM8 is so delightful and the brown mary-janes are perfect!

  11. Wonderful pictures and great outfits. Here in The Netherlands it is still very cold too.
    Have a great day.

  12. Your outfits and backgrounds are marvelous! I always love seeing how you style the Parfait - the color is so fetching!

  13. All beautiful outfits, my favs are the "luck of the Irish" and "Rabbie Burns" dresses. The scottie dress is so cute too!

  14. I love your style so much, Debi! You are such an inspiration!

  15. I love your power outfit from day 9 - high-contrast, yet well balanced

  16. You are too cute! Awesome outfits!


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