Remember, my main goal is designing the Social Sew link-up was to make the theme , but . If you're a bit stumped on what to make for this month's theme let me suggest...
Patterns: Granville, Roscoe, or literally any blouse pattern you can think of. Or do as I do and use your favorite dress pattern to make a crop or peplum top!
Patterns: My original plan for my "Kate Capsule" was Simplicity 1421, then I switched to Simplicity 2446. For a more casual option, Named's Kaisla or Grainline Studio's Morris seem like cool, chic looks. Simplicity 8093 has an cute notched front, like a deconstructed blazer, it's been calling out for me to copy it in camel!
Patterns: Birkin and Ginger seem to be the top choices, followed shortly by Jamie. I like the flare on the Birkin better than the Ginger's flare option, but I'm a bit reluctant to buy the Birkin pattern without seeing the skinnies option there...
Dutch Label Shop (c/o) is a perfect finishing touch, making everything feel a bit more polished. Ideally, I'll be consigning some old RTW stuff... more money for fabric!
What's missing from your Me Made May closet? A shirtdress, maybe? Black pants? Pop over to my guest post on the Dutch Label Shop blog and check out the rest of my picks for the top ten items essential to any handmade wardrobe (post will be up later today)! While you're at it, check out their labels and take 15% off your order with code alliej!
ps: i'll be snapping and instagramming my makes all month--my account both places is helloalliej, see you there!!
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