MMM’14 – Days 29 to 31

The last few days of May, where has the month gone and Sydney has had its warmest Autumn in 150 years or since records began.

Thursday – 29 May

Top: Kwik.Sew 3740 in brown/coffee/cream knit, previously worn on days 7 and 19
Skirt: McCall’s 7244 in grey wool flannel, previously worn on day 5
Accessory: Purchased necklace and earrings
Hosiery:  Voodoo Nightshade
Shoes: Circa Joan & David Black Calalilly pumps


Friday – 30 May

The final photo theme this year is “Your Stash of Fabric” so here I am in front of my main fabric stash hehe!

Dress: McCall’s 5433 in orange linen, previously worn on day 2
Cardigan: Simplicity 2603 in brown mercury jersey, previously worn on day 8
Accessory: Purchased necklace and earrings
Hosiery: Voodoo Celestial 
Shoes: Circa Joan & David Brown Calalilly pumps


Saturday – 31 May

Today I am attending a Regional Day sewing with the Australian Sewing Guild making Quillows.

Photo by Deborah

Top: Kwik.Sew 3740 in chartreuse/grey/navy, previously worn on days 5 and 20
Jeans:  Jalie 2908 blue denim jeans, previously worn on days 9 and 17
Vest: Shona knitted vest in chartreuse, previously worn on day 17
Accessory: Purchased necklace and earrings
Hosiery: Voodoo Nightshade 
Shoes: Black loafers

Here are the two quillows I made, I don’t think my crazy patchwork skills are quite up to scratch.



This year threw some new challenges, unusually warm weather for the majority of the month and it highlighted my need for cardigans as the mornings and evenings were cool, but during the middle of the day short sleeves were quite possible. I did cut out a cardigan for our sewing weekend, but first I need to finish the skirt and dress that I started on the weekend which are pretty close to being finished.

It did get very hard this week not to repeat an outfit and I keep saying I need more tops, so why do I sew so many skirts!

8 thoughts on “MMM’14 – Days 29 to 31

  1. I haven't viewed all of your MMM14 garments yet, but from what I've seen so far, you are tres chic! I love, love, LOVE the cardigan you wore on our Cabramatta outing. The Burda skirt is next on my list, too!It was a pleasure meeting you! I hope to meet again some day. =)


  2. I love the handknit – I didn't realize you knitted your own garments as well. Nice to have a peak at your stash, as well as your beautifully co-ordinated wardrobe.


  3. As usual, you look so pulled together. I think you have a real talent for that Sharon. Thank you for letting us look at your stash. I'm going through the \”I feel so guilty\” phase that regularly visits me when I look at mine!


  4. You always do so well with MMM. Congratulations on a great showing of beautiful garments. I am going to have to participate next year as I really missed the process. I learned so much about my wardrobe, and my lifestyle last year.


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