Tag: Me-Made-May 2016

Me-Made-May 2016 – Why

Me-Made-May 2016 gives me the opportunity to show all my homemade clothes during the month May. It’s a challenge to make all kinds of combinations with my homemade clothes and keep all the RTW clothes that are still in my closet keep hanging there. Me-Made-May encourages me to go on with making to make all my clothes instead of buying clothes.

Me-Made-May 2016 – Waarom

Me-Made-May 2016 geeft mij de gelegenheid om aal mijn zelfgemaakte kleding te tonen in de maand mei. het is uitdaging om al mijn zelfgemaakte kleding te combineren en om de RTW kleding in de kast te laten hangen. Me-Made-May moedigt mij aan om kleding zelf te maken en RTW kleding in de winkel te laten hangen.

 

MeMadeMay 2018 eigengemaakte kledingshow

Gedurende de maand mei liet ik elke dag op IG zien wat ik die dag droeg. Ik nam in april 2014 het besluit om al mijn kleding zelf te maken. Iedere keer dat een RTW-kleding vervangen moet worden maak ik zelf en nieuw kledingstuk. Ik schat dat in mijn kledingkast nu 75% eigengemaakte kleding hangt. Aan deze IG MeMadeMay happening deed ik nu voor de derde keer. In 2015 had ik al een aardige collectie zelfgemaakt kleding en ook toen lukte het mij om gedurende de maand mei zelfgemaakte kleding te dragen. Hoe deed ik het dit jaar tijdens de MeMadeMay 2018 eigengemaakte kledingshow?

MeMadeMay 2018 eigengemaakte kledingshow

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MeMadeMay 2018 showing homemade clothes

During the previous month you could follow on a daily base what I was wearing on IG. In April 2014 I decided  to make all my own clothes. Every time when I’ve to say goodbye to a RTW garment it’s replaced by a new homemade item. About 75% of my wardrobe is already handmade. This is third time that I’ve joined this IG MeMadeMay happening. I even managed to wear complete 100% outfits in 2015. So how was I doing this year? Time for a small review of my MeMadeMay 2018 showing homemade clothes. 

MeMadeMay 2018 showing homemade clothes

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Roundup Homemade May wearings 2016

Roundup Homemade May wearings 2016 – the challenge

Roundup Homemade May wearings 2016 is the end story of wearing only homemade clothes during the month May. I really liked taking part in this challenge and sharing my makes on Instagram and Pinterest. Did I wear all my homemade clothes? Now there are still a few pieces that did’t came out of the closet. I haven’t been wearing some of my clothes made for the KNIPster 2016-sewing award and for the SSW1-challenge. In one of my next posts I will write something about the SSW1-challenge, sharing photo’s of my makes and will tell something about the pieces I made and how I made them.

Roundup Homemade May wearings 2016

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May wearings fifth week

May wearings fifth week- day to day

May wearings fifth week has only three days. Sunday was the monthly 10.000 steps walking day. This 10.000 steps walking day is every last Sunday of the month to encourage people to do move more. It was a beautiful day with sunshine and a good walking temperature. The weather for the following two days was also great with sunshine and a pleasant temperature.

May wearings fifth week

May wearings fifth week bestaat uit slechts drie dagen. Zondag was de maandelijkse 10.000 stappen wandeldag. Deze10.000 stappen wandeldag wordt iedere maand gehouden op de laatset zondag en is bedoeld om mensen aan te moedigen meer te bewegen. Het was een prachtige, zonnige dag met een aangename wandel temperatuur. Ook de twee volgende dagen waren aangenaam met zonneschijn en prettige temperatuur.

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May wearings fourth week

May wearings fourth week – day to day

May wearings fourth week will be opened telling you what I was wearing for the lunch in a restaurant. Just like last week temperatures were going up and down.  A couple of days with sunshine and then a couple of days with grey, cold and rain. Sunday wasn’t the best day for the lunch. When we arrived it was still dry. The walk in the city and a coffee on the terras were done in dry, a little bit sunny weather. After looking at some shops it was time to find a nice restaurant for a lunch and just when we were sitting down on the terras it started to rain. After the lunch we ran back to the car, but when we passed a forrest we decided to use the umbrellas for a small walk. Under the trees and with the umbrellas it wasn’t as bad as in the city. On Thursday the weather changed and Friday and Saturday was sunny with nice temperatures.

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May wearings third week

May wearings third week – day to day

May wearings third week was the third week I was trying to wear only selfmade clothes. After the first two weeks I found it was still easy to find new wearable combinations. The weather this week was a factor to consider about. One day it was warm and sunny and the next day it was cold and rain. Sometimes going away from home it was and cold and when it was about lunchtime the weather had changed and the temperature was about 22 °C.

May wearings third week

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May wearings second week

May wearings second week was my second effort trying to wear only selfmade clothes. After the first week I was wondering if I was able to find new combinations I hadn’t been wearing during the first week. Surprisingly there wasn’t any problem. The weather was with me so the T-shirts that I had been sewing last year and now it was 18 °C and more there wasn’t any problem to find a lot of combinations.

May wearings second week

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May wearings first week

May wearings first week was my first effort trying to wear only selfmade clothes.  When I decided to enter the MMM-challenge I had no idea how many of my clothes are selfmade. Well I could have made an educated guess, but I decided to count all my clothes and categorize them into RTW and selfmade. I really was surprised when it was 40selfmade/60RTW. Most of my selfmade clothes are T-shirts for the summer. When the week started with cold weather I thought it was going to be tough but suddenly on Thursday the weather changed and it was 18 °C.

May wearings first week

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Me Made May 2016

Me Made May 2016Me Made May 2016 is a yearly returning running challenge to encourage people to wear during the month May all their sewed, knitted, crocheted, refashioned and up-cycled clothes. It’s up to participants how they want to participate. More about Me made May 2016 can be found so zo what do you know.

Me Made May 2016 is een jaarlijks terugkerende uitdaging om mensen te stimuleren tijdens de maand mei al eigen genaaide, gebreide, gehaakte, refashions en opgepimpte kleding te dragen. Het is aan de deelnemers hoe ze willen deelnemen. Meer over Me Made May 2016 kunt je vinden op so zo what do you know blog.

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