All posts tagged: Sutton Blouse

MMM’16 Pledge + a Dressy Talk Blouse for Easter

It’s that time of year again! That time when the online sewing community comes together in a beautiful way to take over the internet with handmade clothing. It’s the time of year that makes my heart smile :) Or, you know… beat faster… maybe… anyway, it’s a fun time, so of course I’m joining in. Here’s my pledge: I, Kyla of lifebyky.com and @kylakulaky on IG, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I’m going the traditional route and endeavor to wear one me-made item each day for the duration of May 2016. Let’s get this started! :D  I feel like it’s going to be a bit more challenging than last year because I haven’t added very many items to my wardrobe since then (when I said I would wear each one of my handmade items at least once throughout the month because I didn’t have enough to fill up the month), and I’ve also gotten rid of a few. I might have to get creative and/or repeat a bunch… we shall see. ALSO hoping to get …

Made Up: Sutton Blouse!

As I’m sure those of you in the sewing world have seen, the Made Up Initiative from Karen at Did You Make That? is well underway and it’s pretty amazing to see how much has been raised so far (£2,402.90 as I write this… all to benefit the National Literacy Trust)!! Way to be, sewing world. :D My pledge was to finish (okay, start…) :/ the Sutton blouse I’ve been planning for B (my bff since about the 1st grade)… she is turning 30 later this month (aka joining the fun club!) so when she was over a few weeks ago to pupsit I left out a pile of fabrics and had her pick her favorite. She picked this “Watercolor Floral Polyester Chiffon” that I got on sale from Mood back in March. Funny thing is it’s one that I picked out specifically for her back then, but when it came it didn’t end up working for the project I had planned, so it’s been sitting in my stash ever since. By the way… B, if you …