Hi Everyone! This is the first of three posts exploring some different perspectives on taking part in MMMay. Our group includes two of us who have taken part before, and two who have not. In today’s post we will find out how each of us are preparing for MMMay. The next two posts will be … More Perspectives: Getting ready for MMMay!
My name is Becky, and I am a remnant bin addict. I also keep remnants from projects. Over the years, I have amassed a collection of TNT patterns that help me keep my habit under control. Sure, there are a lot of scrap-busting articles out there, but today I’m only going to share patterns I’ve … More Using Remnants for MMMay Wardrobe Fillers
Welcome fellow Sewcialists to my first blog post for the Sewcialists. As part of the #sewcialistsloveMMM theme I’m writing something about my recycling clothes fascination. I started sewing four years ago, when I wasn’t ably to buy my favourite jeans anymore, and got tired of sewing buttons on RTW clothes after wearing them a … More Recycle Perfection: recycling clothes into new fashion items
Hi everyone, It’s Emma here from Emma and her Machine (@emmaandhermachine). Right — let’s talk wardrobe orphans. You know, those “I just had to make it” garments which now lie forlorn in your wardrobe because you haven’t got anything to go with them? They become especially obvious during Me Made May. When you start thinking … More Wardrobe Orphans
Quilting cotton is so fun. It totally is. It comes in about a million adorable and awesome prints, it is super easy to work with, washes well, and it fairly inexpensive. Did I mention the awesome array of prints? Yeah. I love it too. But ultimately quilting cotton is intended for making, well, quilts. One … More Upgrading Your Fabric Choices
This year, we here at Sewcialists are beyond thrilled to pay homage to Zoë, the maker’s humble hero of MMMay, aka Me-Made-May. … More The Sewcialists Interview Zoe of MMMay
Heather from @heatherhandmade and Claire from @bellecitadel both took on the Me-Made-May challenge last year for the first time. We thought it would be interesting for them to compare experiences, so we asked them to get together and have a chat about how it went. Read on to see how Me-Made-May 2017 surprised and challenged … More First time MMMay-ers: the experience