Giveaway winners

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Me and my birthday crisp!

I was back to work this week after my luxurious week off at home. The concluding event was a tea party I threw to celebrate with my family. I finally had a second occasion to wear my flower girl dress! It had a lot to talk about with our tablecloth.

And, thanks to everyone who commented on the birthday giveaway! I’m excited to announce the winners of the shibori giveaway!

Peach habotai scarf: Shivani

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Magenta charmeuse yardage: *WISHER*

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Blue/coral charmeuse yardage: Gingermakes

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Congratulations to the winners! Please email me at morganelle [at] gmail [dot] com with your mailing information and I will send out the shibori!

On another topic, I’m getting pretty excited about Me-Made-May 2013. I’m having fun thinking about Zoe’s “Points to consider” section, about how Me-Made-May is supposed to take you out of your comfort zone in a creative way. I’m not quite sure what that means for me yet; I’ve done it twice now and both times it’s been truly challenging to wear stuff I’ve made every day without too many repeats. I donate clothes that don’t get worn so even after 3-4 years of sewing my self-made wardrobe isn’t huge. Once I figure out the direction I want to talk (which could end up being the same as previous years), I will post it here.

For those of you who plan on participating, are you thinking about mixing it up this year?

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14 thoughts on “Giveaway winners

  1. Oh, wow, thank you so much! I’m so thrilled and lucky to be a winner!

    I’m glad you’re doing MMM13! Your posts were some of my favorite last year! I signed up to wear me-made clothes every day, when last year I only did three days a week (and I still found myself wearing the same four tops over and over!). I’m hoping that making a conscious effort to wear handmade clothing will energize me to be creative in the way I dress and that it will help me to find out what I need to make to have a wearable, handmade everyday wardrobe.

    1. I like that idea, wearing what you’ve made in an effort to dress more creatively! I also found that MMM is a really good test to figure out which garments are working and which aren’t.

  2. I am planning on participating for the first time. My wardrobe is pretty minimalist & mostly thrifted, self-made clothes are increasing in number but still few. I might go for just a few days of the week planning to increase it for next year. Good luck with whatever you decide! & what a lovely cheerful photo with your birthday crisp. I hope you enjoyed your week off!

  3. I’m doing MMM again too… but I wear me-mades all the time, so like you, I’m trying to figure out how to shake it up. I could just go for doubles a few days a week, but I’d like something more creative…

  4. ooo thank you! I’ll send you an email with my details – so excited to win such a beautiful scarf!

    I haven’t committed to MMM13 yet – I think I probably will, but I just need to work on what my challenge will be. Last year, it was to wear at least me-made garment three times a week – but I now do that anyway.

  5. Congrats to he winners! Can I just say I love your flower girl dress? That is, hands down, my favourite Amy Butler print. As for MMM, sadly I won’t take part. We’re moving across Canada again in May and between packing and camping our way across the country MMM will be a bit too challenging.

    1. Thank you! I love that fabric too, I think it’s a bit more modern than most of her other designs. Good luck with your move – the camping sounds pretty exciting!

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