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Me Made May 2016: roundup and realisations.

 Me Made May (MMM) is an annual event organised by British sewing blogger Zoe, and now in its sixth year. It's a personal challenge for sewists to wear their handmades, and an opportunity to share the sewing goodness online. The idea is that it's an individual challenge, so people can choose their own goals that work for them. This is the second year that we've taken part at The Drapery. Our own aims were: - to wear at least one item of 'me made' clothing every day of May (usually more) - to document our outfits on the days we work at The Drapery, via our Instagram account - to demonstrate how our garments work on a day-to-day basis rather than just in the 'we just finished this' blog posts - to inspire our customers with a variety of practical garments/outfits - to learn about our individual wardrobes: what we reach for, what we need etc. We've enjoyed following along with others' MMM posts on social media, in particular observing h