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Author: Brittany

DIY Wedding Guest Dress

DIY Wedding Guest Dress

Wedding and special event season is here for sure! After a long hiatus from “dressing up,” however, my wardrobe needed some help! When online and thrift shopping let me down, I was determined to SEW my own dress for an upcoming family wedding reception! (Think […]

Tie Dye Leggings! (Easy DIY)

Tie Dye Leggings! (Easy DIY)

Wouldn’t it be great if you could customize your own leggings?! You could choose the colors, the patterns, and the style! In today’s DIY project, we are going to do just that- with TIE DYE!!! 🙂 We are going to transform three pairs of white […]

Flannel Peasant Skirt (from scraps!)

Flannel Peasant Skirt (from scraps!)

Today’s project is brought to you by my fabric stash- specifically the flannel collection! 🙂 I just LOVE flannel’s cozy feel and pretty plaids, so I hoard flannel remnants whenever I find them! (Yes, I admit that I may be a little obsessed…) The time […]

Sewing a Pinafore Dress: Academia-inspired!

Sewing a Pinafore Dress: Academia-inspired!

Today’s project is another mashup of old and new! I’m using a vintage pattern from the 1940’s and tweaking it into my version of the “academia” aesthetic! Will this pinafore dress fit best with the dark academia, light academia, or cottagecore trends? I’m not sure, […]

Linen Peasant Blouse (for fall!)

Linen Peasant Blouse (for fall!)

I’ve been craving fall sewing projects lately! (Ya’ with me?!) Since the season has now officially arrived, it’s time to let our fall flags fly! 🙂 I’m starting off by making a simple, linen peasant blouse that I hope will become a closet staple! I […]

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 why not?! 🙂 Get all the bright-colored fabric you can find and join me for the sewing adventure! I began with inspiration from one of […]