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Me-Made-May 2015: May 17-31

And yet another Me-Made-May is over. My pledge this year had two parts: to wear at least one garment per day that I had made or modified in some way, shape or form, and to finish all season-appropriate clothing works in progress. As the days went by, I started a sort of personal mini-challenge, to […]

Me-Made-May 2015 challenge: what I wore May 1 - 16 | www.cucicucicoo.com

Me-Made-May 2015: May 1-16

The first half of May is over, meaning I am halfway through my Me-Made-May 2015 challenge. My pledge this year had two parts: to wear at least one garment per day that I had made or modified in some way, shape or form, and to finish all season-appropriate clothing works in progress. As the days […]

Me Made May 2015: A challenge to actually wear your self-made clothing! www.cucicucicoo.com

Me Made May 2015: my pledge

It’s that time of the year again… Me Made May! For the past I-don’t-know-how-many years, Zoe from So Zo has hosted this awesome challenge to actually wear your self-made clothing. It’s meant to push yourself to appreciate and use your work, and be proud of it! It’s not meant to make you stress out, and […]

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 26

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 24 – 31

I did it! Today is the last day of week four, and therefore the entire month, of Me-Made-May 2014 and I successfully followed through with my pledge to at least one garment that I’ve made, refashioned or embellished each day of this month. You can see my first week here, my second week here, and […]

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 17

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 17-23

Week three of Me-Made-May 2014 is now over and I’m thrilled to report that the weather is now finally acting like May in southern Italy! As per my pledge, I am wearing at least one garment that I’ve made, refashioned or embellished each day of this month. You can see my first week here and […]

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 15

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 10-16

And here we are at the end of the second week of Me-Made-Me 2014, halfway through. As per my pledge, I am wearing at least one garment that I’ve made, refashioned or embellished each day of this month. You can see the first week here. I continue to have trouble because of a glaring lack […]

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 1

Me-Made-May 2014: What I wore May 1-9

And here we are with the first installment of what I wore as part of my Me-Made-May 2014 pledge. To remind you, I challenged myself to wear at least one me-made (sewn, refashioned, embellished, knit, crocheted) garment per day. Last year’s pledge was the same, except that I’d included accessories, so I frequently would just […]

Me-Made-May '14

Me-Made-May ’14

Spring is starting to make itself felt, and this means that I’m thoroughly enjoying the warm sun and amazingly fragrant budding flowers. It also means that I’m getting ready for Me-Made-May ’14. Oh yes! This will be my second time participating in the challenge to wear my own handmade clothing. Last year I challenged myself […]

May 30 outfit

Me-Made-May ’13: what I wore May 27 – 31

The last week of my Me-Made-May ’13 challenge! I managed to wear, as I’d pledged,  at least one of my own handmade (whether from scratch or refashioning somehow) articles of clothing or accessories each day. I must say that I’m pretty happy how it’s gone this month. I was worried that I’d end up half […]

may 25 outfit

Me-Made-May ’13: what I wore May 20 – 26

The fourth week of my challenge! (Here are weeks number one, two and three.) The weather has gotten very chilly again and I had to take out some warmer clothing from the winter stuff I’d already packed away. May 20: Windy day! Everything was blowing around: skirt, hair, necklace. Necklace made from t-shirt sleeves Thrifted […]

may 16_outfit

Me-Made-May ’13: what I wore May 13 – 19

And here’s the continuation of my Me-Made-May challenge. (And here are the first week and the second week.) This week was the first to present some difficulties, which I’ll write about below. May 13: A day spent at home doing housework and balcony gardening. t-shirt: thrifted capri pants made by further shortening terribly short pants […]

may 8 outift

Me-Made-May ’13: what I wore May 8 – 12

And here’s the continuation of my challenge to wear at least one garment and/or accessory that I’ve made/refashioned per day of May. (Click here to see the first week.) There are a few projects here which I haven’t been able to write about yet, but will do as soon as possible! May 8: My daughter […]

may 4 outfit

Me-Made-May ’13: what I wore May 1-7

ok, i didn’t have any issues this first week of my challenge to wear at least one garment/accessory made/refashioned by yours truly every day. my official photographer is my daughter, which explains both the viewpoint and quality of the photos, which are both a bit… low. oh well. i fixed them up the best i […]

me made me 13

Me-Made-May 2013: my pledge

i’m in! i’ve pledged in So, Zo…‘s challenge for the first time. it’s called Me-Made-May and it takes place each year. every participant pledges to wear homemade (sewn, refashioned, knitted, crocheted, etc.) clothing as often as possible throughout the month, but you personalize the details to make it a doable challenge for each person’s individual […]

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