Lately I've been craving comfort clothing with gentle tailoring and forgiving fabrics. After the excitement of Sew Dolly Clackett, I find that I need a little down time, and sewing comfort clothing is just the thing.
Me Made May is an inspiring time. I have not officially signed up but I will be participating as I normally wear handmade everyday. I really enjoy seeing everyone's outfits and getting new perspectives on favourite patterns. I find Me Made May gives me the push I need to try new things.
The length is perfect for me, hitting just at the right spot, and I love how it looks with my handmade denim cigarette trousers. This is the easy look I have been craving. I feel feminine and put together, but I also feel comfortable and relaxed. This is an outfit I can easily wear to work (jeans on Fridays, of course) and can also pair with skirts, such as my denim Meringue. Plus, there are little white daisies on my pink gingham fabric and who doesn't love that?!
My Flock of Seagulls cardigan is a new make, too. I used Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Victorian and my usual top-down formula. The lace pattern is from Vogue Knitting's Stitchionary, Knit and Purl. It's tree lace, but as I knit the cardigan top down, it looks like a flock of geese to me. The beret is also knit by me.
If you're a fan of kawaii food jewellery, I highly recommend IncredInedible. She made my excellent donut earrings and I have this pair of popsicle earrings coming my way! Woo hoo! She also accepts custom orders.
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Blouse: Lisette Portfolio Top
Trousers: Butterick 2507
Cardigan: Knit by me (self-drafted)
Beret: Knit by me