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Author: Brittany

The Easiest DIY Dress?

The Easiest DIY Dress?

Sometimes I just want an easy sewing project! (You with me?!) I don’t want to do anything tricky or time consuming, but I still want wearable results! This laziness/pickiness has inspired today’s project- the Easiest DIY Dress! Now, is this really the world’s easiest dress […]

Dream Vacation: DIY Caftan Dress (Caftancore)

Dream Vacation: DIY Caftan Dress (Caftancore)

It’s not often that you find a creative challenge, a wardrobe staple, and a (seemingly) new aesthetic all in one project! After witnessing a fabulous dress worn by my fabulous cousin, I was inspired to recreate a seeming simple but very clever design for a […]

Dream Vacation: DIY Beach Pants

Dream Vacation: DIY Beach Pants

Who’s ready for some vacation vibes?! I am more than ready, although my travel plans do NOT include particularly far-flung or glamorous destinations! (Lol!) This is still the perfect time to dream up some summer DIY projects full of bright prints and comfy pieces! 🙂 […]

Sewing a Pinafore Dress (for my birthday!)

Sewing a Pinafore Dress (for my birthday!)

Special occasions call for special outfits, and what’s better than a DIY dress?! 🙂 My birthday is the perfect excuse to try a vintage pattern for a pinafore dress from the 1940s! I even have the perfect retro fabric, a remnant from my childhood! Join […]

Rainbow Gingham Dress DIY

Rainbow Gingham Dress DIY

The time is right, Crafters! Time to make something wild and crazy and fun and (only slightly) ridiculous! Why? Because it’s 2021, so why not?! 🙂 Get all the bright-colored fabric you can find and join me for the sewing adventure! I began with inspiration […]

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts to DIY

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts to DIY

Is it just me, or does Mother’s Day kind of sneak up on us?! If you are still looking for a cute gift for Mom, then check out some of our favorite quick-and-easy DIY’s! These projects all use basic supplies and straightforward techniques. I hope […]

Upcycled Clothes from Free Stuff: Men’s Shirts

Upcycled Clothes from Free Stuff: Men’s Shirts

Hi Crafters! 🙂 It is TIME for a spring upcycling project! I have the perfect candidates in mind… two men’s shirts that I got for FREE! While I love the fabric, length, and detailing on both of these shirts, they need to be refashioned before […]

Sewing a Cottagecore Dress: 1950s Style!

Sewing a Cottagecore Dress: 1950s Style!

It’s hard to not get inspired by spring! The temperatures are warming up, while all the plants are leafing and blooming like crazy! I am officially ready to bring out my spring/summer dresses for a day in the sun! Or I could make dresses… that’s […]

DIY Earrings: Pom-Pom Fruit

DIY Earrings: Pom-Pom Fruit

Anybody want to DIY some fun, new jewelry? Anybody love pom-poms, bright colors, fruit, and all things spring?! (Hey, me too!!! 🙂 ) In today’s project, felt leaves , felt stems, and earrings backings transform tiny pom-poms into cute fruit earrings! 🙂 Let’s get started! […]

Spring Prairie Dress

Spring Prairie Dress

Happy spring, Crafters!!! 🙂 Of course, spring weather calls for spring sewing, and I have a very spring-y dress project in mind today! I have been envisioning a prairie/peasant-style maxi dress in a floral print, just the thing to wear right now! Here is my […]