Parts of this post first appeared on the Cali Fabrics blog, and some of the fabric was received from them as part of their blogging team! I’m so excited! I’ve been planning and wearing this little capsule for weeks months now, and it’s been really satisfying to pull it all together! First off, the colours: This … More Pantone Fall 2017 Mini-Capsule Wardrobe!
If you took part in Me-Made May, then you’ve probably taken a whole bunch of selfies this month…Today I’ve got two ways to reassess your wardrobe colour palette using Me-Made May photos! Do you really wear the colours you love? First, I tried using an online palette generator to auto-create a palette from my pictures. To … More Checking-In on your Wardrobe Colour Palette with Me-Made May
A good wardrobe colour palette starts with the fabrics you buy and sew… but it doesn’t end there! Accessories like shoes, scarves, necklaces and other jewellery can help accentuate your colour palette, or tone it down as needed. As I look through my pictures from the last few years of sewing, it’s clear that I’m accessorising … More How Do Accessories Play Into Your Wardrobe Colour Palette?
Life is more fun when you break a few rules, right? I love my wardrobe colour palette, but every once in a while it’s nice to break out of it and try something new. For example, every winter I get lured in by the cosy reds and plaids, and end up with a winter wardrobe that … More Breaking Your Colour Palette “Rules”
Want to make your own personal wardrobe colour palette? Here’s my how-to guide! Now, fair warning: There’s no science to this. It’s got nothing to do with skin tone or season or that stuff… it’s just a way to reflect on what colours you already wear and look good in! Ok? Ok. Let’s do this! … More Create Your Own Personal Colour Palette!
Figuring out “my” colours was a milestone in my sewing. It started back in *cough* 2012 – I’d been sewing a few months, and Colette organised a Spring/Summer Wardrobe Palette Challenge. From there, it took a a bit more experimenting to come up with my personal wardrobe colour palette, which has be a constant part … More Jumping back in with Wardrobe Colour Palettes!
Oh me, oh my! My fabulous sister Anne, whom many of you know now from twitter (@AnnieBeeKnits) or the first Sewcial Bee Challenge, has been invited to speak at her local knitter’s fair, and she’s roped me into it too! The fair was the largest in Canada until just recently, and it’s still pretty big… … More I’m speaking at a… KNITTER’S Fair????