#MMMay15

It’s Me Made May Time! My original pledge was to wear one me-made garment a day, but I’m changing it up. Here’s my new and improved pledge for 2015: “I, Ebi of makingtheflame.wordpress.com, pledge to wear at least one me-made garment or accessory to work every day this month. I also pledge to make one […]

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The Madness of March Irony

Can I start this post by pouting about not having a March Madness pool to participate in*? Seriously. I think this should be required for every workplace. I used to love setting up my brackets … sigh. Anyway. I didn’t realize how dependent this blog is on my good camera until said camera died. I […]

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PR Boston

I’d like to thank and credit two ladies for today’s post: Sew Crafty Chemist and Ruthie Reviews. Without them publicly hipping me to last Saturday’s event, I would have chickened out and not gone. But they did. And because they did, I didn’t think any of my lame excuses (shyness, fatigue, lack of need for […]

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Pretty Woman

Normally, I don’t photograph my RTW OOTD — partly because I’m more proud of my me-made clothing, but mostly because it’s more self-promoting than I’m comfortable with. Posting photos of myself simply because I’m wearing clothing? Not my style. (Not knocking those who do, because I follow such ladies online and on Instagram … just […]

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Wrinkles

I’m a bit of an odd duck. I consistently find beautiful the very thing other people find off-putting (to put it nicely). So it’s no surprise that for years I have envied a friend of mine for having … laugh lines. I know, I know. But in my defense, my friend has an awesome personality […]

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