Me-Made-May 13 – week 2: its all about the polka dots baby!!

13 May

We’re in week two and it’s time for my polka dot challenge!

I managed six days of me-made dots this week. It would have been seven if I’d conquered my half done Burda dress. Sigh….

Let’s check out the dots!!


Self-drafted Elsie knock off dress worn for a stroll around the canal on Bank Hol Monday.


Wearable Mathilde muslin (though I’m pretty sure the yoke stitches are going to snap soon because it’s too tight).


Prima Tea Dress; never blogged. It has very flattering under-bust gathering and a gored skirt. But I ran out of fabric for the sleeves and it looks silly without them so I always wear a cardigan!


Cowering from the rain in one of my earliest makes; self-drafted chiffon top with peter pan collar. I wear this all the time. Its going to fall apart soon.


My new morse code crepe Sortbetto (minus the pleat) with contrast bias binding. Not really digging this boxy style but it got some compliments so may keep wearing it.


Finally a lovely satin nl 6808. The fabric is from the Birmingham Meet Up so wearing this reminds me of that day. It’s super comfy and flattering and much loved.

And that is it for week 2! I’m already worried about week four but we’ll see how it goes.

5 Responses to “Me-Made-May 13 – week 2: its all about the polka dots baby!!”

  1. SewLittleTime May 15, 2013 at 9:02 am #

    love polka dot week! that last top is so pretty – i need to add that pattern to my list!

  2. Roisin Muldoon May 15, 2013 at 9:24 am #

    I am loving polka dot week – almost as much as I am loving your facial expressions in all of these pictures, you’re genuinely cracking me up! x

  3. Laura Sinclair May 15, 2013 at 10:34 am #

    Polkadot week is a fantastic idea! I love all of these. 🙂

  4. 30 days to thin thighs June 12, 2013 at 8:02 pm #

    I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it
    for you? Plz respond as I’m looking to design my own blog and would like to find out where u got this from. thanks a lot

    • Almond Rock June 12, 2013 at 8:12 pm #

      Hi. Its just a free wordpress theme. Thanks

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