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#MeMadeMay 2016 - week 1

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Estão a participar no desafio Me Made May? Não conhecem? Este desafio já tem alguns anos, e consiste em usarmos todos os dias de Maio, pelo menos, uma peça costurada por nós. Não têm de, obrigatoriamente, ser todas diferentes a cada dia, podemos misturar e repetir. Eu tentei participar em anos anteriores, mas nunca consegui levar o desafio até ao fim, acabando por desistir do mesmo ao fim de alguns dias. Isso acontecia principalmente porque me esquecia de tirar a foto do dia, nem sequer era porque não vestia roupa feita por mim. 

Are you participating in the Me Made May challenge? Haven't you heard about it yet? This is a challenge going on for a few years already, and it consists in wearing our selfmade items everyday in May. You don't have to wear a different piece each day, you can mix and repeat. I tried to participate in previous years, but I always dropped off a few days into the challenge, mainly because I would often forget to photograph the looks and just gave up at all later, it didn't even mean I wasn't wearing my handmades. 

Este ano decidi participar novamente, e desta vez, como lá me juntei ao IG há uns meses, tenho o apoio/motivação que me chega da comunidade através dessa rede social. E a verdade é que até aqui, tem corrido bem. Só houve um dia que não vesti nada feito por mim e outro que não registei, mas já passo a explicar o porquê. 

I decided to give it a try again this year, and since I joined IG a couple of months ago, I am counting on the motivation/support from the community. The truth is that so far, it has been good. I failed to dress any me mades once only, and I failed to document another, but I will tell you later the why to that.


Então, fica aqui agora um resumo da primeira semana. Dia 1: Vesti o meu segundo par de M is for Motto Joggers, que ainda não publiquei no blogue, com uma t-shirt e uma camisa de compra. Dia 2: Usei um top, uma reciclagem que ainda não chegou ao blog também, com umas calças de ganga de compra. Dia 3: Uma das peças que mais visto de todas as que fiz. O vestido que fiz em 2012, com um a combinar para a G. Usei um casaco de malha de compra para completar. Dia 4: Outro vestido que fiz para mim e para ela (que não vestia desde que o fiz), com um casaco de malha comprido de compra. O molde foi uma alteração do Dahlia Top da Golden Rippy. Dia 5: Para não fugir aos últimos dias, neste dia a blusa que usei, foi uma que mais uma vez fiz para mim e para a G. Obviamente eu gosto destas piroseiras (e ainda há mais como estas), no entanto a maior parte das peças que fiz para ela já não lhe servem. O molde é Extraordinary Girl Top da Filles à Maman. Dia 6: Não fotografei. Passei o dia na Espanha e não surgiu oportunidade de fotografar. De qualquer forma, a meio da tarde comecei a adoecer e esqueci-me depressa do desafio, só queria a minha cama, mais nada. Nesse dia vesti o meu primeiro par de M is for Motto Joggers, com uma blusa de compra e um casaco de malha. Dia 7: passei o dia de pijama e de cama. Dia 8: Voltei a usar as M is for Motto Joggers do primeiro dia e mais a Hemlock Tee, reciclada de um vestido, como mostrei há uns dias e outra vez o meu casaco de malha comprido, de compra. 

Here's my first week wrap up. Day 1: I wore my second pair of M is for Motto Joggers, which didn't make it to the blog yet, paired with a rtw t-shirt and a rtw button up. Day 2: I used a top I refashioned from a dress, not yet on the blog neither, and paired it with rtw jeans. Day 3: One of the me mades I wear the most. The dress was made in 2012 and back then I made a matching one for G. I used a rtw cardigan to finish the look. Day4: Another matchy dress for me and my daughter (which I didn't wear since I made it), paired with a long rtw cardigan. The pattern was a hack to the Dahlia Top by Golden Rippy. Day 5: To stay in the same mood, I used yet again another piece I made matching my daughter's, a shirt this time. Obviously I do like those corny things (and there's even more), although most of hers don't fit her anymore. The pattern is the Extraordinary Girl by Filles à Maman. Day 6: I didn't document this day, which I spent most part of in Spain and then in the afternoon I started to feel sick which made me forget about the challenge, I just needed my bed. That day I wore the first pair of M is for Motto Joggers I made, paired with a rtw shirt and a cardigan again. Day 7: I spent the day in bed, in my pajamas. Day 8: I got to use my second M is for Motto Joggers pair again, with the refashioned from a dress, Hemlock Tee I shared on the blog a couple of days ago, and again my rtw long cardigan. 

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