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Craving More Sweaters – The Self-Made Wardrobe Week 18

The Self-Made Wardrobe is a project where I only wear garments I’ve made.
It’s sort of a year long experiment in getting dressed without clothing labels.


Day-120

DAY 120 – NOVEMBER 28th

Deconstructed Sweater
Basic Black Tank Top
Khaki Scarf
Graphic Silk Circle Skirt
Black Tights
Black Heels
Bead Crochet Bracelet
Various Rings

This lighting is what happens when I take photos before the sun rises…

Day-121

DAY 121 – NOVEMBER 29th

Deconstructed Sweater
Basic Black Tank Top
Graphic Silk Circle Skirt
Grey Tights
Black Heels
Long Chain Necklace
Bead Crochet Bracelet
Various Rings

…or after the sun sets. I was visiting family for the night, and had to take photos in artificial light, so apologies for the terrible lighting.

Day-122

DAY 122 – NOVEMBER 30th

Transitional Weather Sweater
(also doubles as a perfect Curling Up On The Couch On A Cold Day Sweater)
Basic Black Tank Top
Cascading Flowers Skirt
Bead Crochet Bracelet
Various Rings

I knit this sweater with the idea of wearing it mostly during the fall & spring, when the weather is doing it’s transitional-thing, but it turns out it’s also a perfect hanging out at home during the winter sweater.

Day-123

DAY 123 – DECEMBER 1st

Blue Kimono
Basic Black Tank Top
Graphic Silk Circle Skirt
Sneakers
Bicycle Clock Necklace
Bead Crochet Bracelet
Various Rings

Another week with a 60 degree day. What else do you wear under an alpaca coat when it’s 60 degrees out.

Day-124

DAY 124 – DECEMBER 2nd

Moonstruck Cardigan
Cascading Flowers Skirt
Brown Boots
Various Rings

Every time I wear this skirt I remember how much I love maxi skirts, and how much I want to make more maxi skirts. I have a couple project ideas brewing, I just haven’t had time to start working on them yet.

Day-125

DAY 125 – DECEMBER 3rd

Deconstructed Sweater
Basic Black Tank Top
Pirate Skirt
Various Rings

I’m wearing this sweater more and more, and it’s making me realize how much I need one or two more thick & cozy sweaters. So I think I’m going to look for some sweater knits that I can sew into super cozy sweaters – and of course, finish knitting the sweaters I have on my needles.

Day-126

DAY 126 – DECEMBER 4th

Versio Sweater
Khaki Scarf
Black Maxi Skirt with a Slit
Black Tights
Black Flats
Various Rings

I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about this sweater, under a scarf, under my winter coat. I thought all those layers would cover up the colorwork – which is what makes the sweater special – but it turns out that even underneath all those layers a smidge of color still manages to pop out, and looks really vibrant against the black of the skirt, the khaki of the scarf and the charcoal of my winter coat.

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