me-mades in the wild (year-end roundup)

2013 dress

This picture shows the first time I made a me-made garment to a significant public event — in this case, to a friend’s wedding in May 2013. I figured there was about a 30% chance it was going to disintegrate at some deeply humiliating moment, perhaps while I was standing in line at the buffet.

It didn’t. I even got a compliment on it.

But now it’s 2015, and I don’t worry about that anymore. That’s big! I no longer consider it a possibility that my clothing will literally fall apart once I’m more than a mile from my apartment! That’s what 2014 did for me.

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