The Self-Made Wardrobe is a project where I only wear garments I’ve made.
It’s a year long experiment in getting dressed without clothing labels –
it’s a year about noticing patterns, trying things, and observing what happens.
Day 290 – Sunday, May 17th
the easiest jersey vest ever // black tank top // cascading flowers skirt
robot clock necklace // bead crochet bracelets // rings // black flats
10 weeks to go…
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about some of the goals I had for the remainder of the self-made wardrobe, and with just 10 weeks left, I figured it was time to revisit them.
Goal 1: another chunky sweater. – didn’t happen. Oh well.
Goal 2: another light, thin, long sleeved pullover. – Done!
Goal 3: another 3−4 skirts. – Started.
Goal 4: jeans. – Ta-da!
Goal 5: start looking forward to summer. – Started? I made new tank tops.
Overall, that’s not too bad.
I think I’m now going to focus primarily on sewing skirts & summer things. I definitely want to make another pair of jeans, but I’m not positive that is 100% the most pressing project to be working on. And I still want to make that chunky sweater, but that will probably wait until the fall.
So, the new & revised goals:
Goal 1: 2-3 couple easy, light, breathable maxi dress (possibly a By Hand London’s “Anna,” maybe a simple drop waist 20’s inspired number) – otherwise it’s going to be a pretty miserable summer.
Goal 2: 3-4 more easy breezy skirts – I have plans & fabric for a few.
Goal 3: More tank tops… always more tank tops.
That’s totally doable! We’ll see how it pans out.