October 10, 2014


The Self-Made Wardrobe Week 10

The Self-Made Wardrobe is a project where I only wear garments I’ve made, for one year.
You can read more about the project, and catch up on past posts, here.


Week 10 is finished! And I’m trying something a little bit different with the post this week. So leave a comment, and let me know what you think.

Day 64 – 10/3: black tank, black maxi, blue kimono, bead crochet necklace, black flats, various rings

Day 65 – 10/4: black tank, black & white 2 layer circle skirt, white maxi pinned up (new!), blue kimono, my default long necklace, sneakers, various rings

Day 66 – 10/5: black tank, cascading flowers skirt, blue kimono, black flats, default long necklace, various rings

Day 67 – 10/6: black tank, gingham skirt, jersey vest, brown boots, little princess necklace, various rings

Day 68 – 10/7: black tank, black maxi, blue kimono, black flats, default long necklace, various rings

Day 69 – 10/8: hand-knit brown/pink/green dress, white maxi, mustard wedges, tiny elephant necklace, various rings

Day 70 – 10/9: black tank, Versio pullover, black & white 2 layer circle skirt, sneakers, bicycle necklace

My blue kimono is kind of completely perfect for this sort of in between weather – most days it wasn’t cold enough for a full sweater, but not warm enough for just a tank top.

I’ve been wanting another full maxi skirt for awhile now – so Saturday morning I pulled this ancient white fabric out from my fabric stash, and made a white maxi length skirt in the same style as my cascading flowers skirt (the one I wore practically every other day throughout August). This new skirt is light and airy (though somewhat sheer), so it makes a fantastic underskirt – which is excellent because that’s what I want it to be.

The pink/brown/green knitted dress is one of the first things I made for the first iteration of this project (way back in May…). I haven’t worn it before, because I was planning on over dyeing it. That obviously hasn’t happened, and the colors are starting to grow on me. They’re interesting, if nothing else.

And my Versio sweater is done! Done. Done. Done. It’s lovely. It’s warm. More pictures, thoughts, and a full post forthcoming.
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