MMMMonday: May 15th through 21st

This May I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty-one days. This post marks the third update of my progress.

May 15, 2012

What: The Original Jalie Jeans

Where: To work. Then to stitch together my Starlet Suit Jacket muslin.


May 16, 2012

What: The Cream Cowl Renfrew

Where: To work. And then on a walk with friends.


May 17, 2012

What: The Vibrant Orange Jacket

Where: To work. Then to run errands.


May 18, 2012

What:  The Ivory Beignet

Where:  To Seattle!  I hopped on an airplane and flew up to visit my brother, sister-in-law, and niece since my husband was already up there for work.   I caused quite a ruckus in the airport since for whatever reason I decided to opt out of the naked machine.  The amazingly unfriendly TSA employees had me wait at the front of the screening line for fifteen minutes as a sign to everyone else that opting out was not really an option.  They might as well have put a giant A on my chest.  By the time they pulled me aside for my pat down, I was in tears.  The whole experience was incredibly dehumanizing.  Thankfully, the flight went quickly since I’m really enjoying the book I’m reading right now (Letters in Cardboard Boxes, which I first wrote about here), and then I had a lovely dinner with my family by the water.  The green sweater and green Van Gogh in the background were my interpretation of Friday’s green theme.


May 19, 2012

What:  The “Paint Me a ?” Minoru and the Betty Jeans

Where:  To explore the San Juan Islands with my family.  Though this spot is supposed to be great for whale watching, none passed by while we were there.  We did see lots of other sea life, as well as sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, chickens, horses, and cats.


May 19, 2012

What:  The Family Reunion Dress

Where:  To explore the San Juan Islands with me!  Here she is dancing to a band of marimbas.  Much thanks to my little niece for participating in MMM again!


May 20, 2012

What:  The Betty Jeans and a self-silk-screened shirt:  a dog in white on a brown T shirt

Where:  To island hop in an attempt to get back to the mainland in time to catch a flight back home with my husband.  We hadn’t realized you needed to get to the docks three-and-a-half hours early in order to get your car on the ferry.  Our crazy plans almost got us back in time, but we still missed our flight.  Thankfully there were seats on the last flight of the day.


May 21, 2012

What: A self-silk-screened shirt: the elf from the game Gauntlet in blue on a green T shirt

Where:  Back to work.  And in jeans again.

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