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How to Tie Dye in an Apartment: Starburst Dress and Tote

How to Tie Dye in an Apartment: Starburst Dress and Tote

Another day, another dye! (Tie dye, that is!) I’ve been having too much fun trying out small-space dying projects to quit now! Today’s DIY is only slightly harder than last week’s tutorial on basic tie dying methods. (You can find that post here!) Today, we […]

How to Tie Dye (in an apartment!)

How to Tie Dye (in an apartment!)

If you thought I was done with fabric dye for the season, you should double check your calendar! It’s still summer, and I’m dying to tie! (Tie Dye, that is!) My ice dying project from this post was so much fun! I couldn’t wait to […]

Summer Ice Dye DIY!

Summer Ice Dye DIY!

It’s not really summer until the fabric dye starts flying! 🙂 Tie dye, ice dye, dip dye, bleach dye, whatever! I mean, who doesn’t need a little dye dripping down their arm, nails turned purple, and a newly rainbow-ized summer wardrobe?? (Everyone needs this. Don’t […]

Socially Distant Regency Dress

Socially Distant Regency Dress

As our dear readers know, I have long had an interest in Regency fashion, mostly because Elizabeth Bennet is a badass. My first project, though not historical, was so much fun to wear that I resolved to try a historical dress pattern! Unfortunately, after my […]

Staycation: Tips and Tricks!

Staycation: Tips and Tricks!

Staying close to home this summer? Yeh… me too. (Sigh) But, that doesn’t mean I can’t find creative ways to stay crafty AND give myself a little mental vacation! Here are some of my staycation ideas so far! Let me know how you plan to […]

Retro Red, White, and Blue!

Retro Red, White, and Blue!

Happy almost 4th of July! Although this year’s celebration will be different from usual, that doesn’t mean I can’t dress up for it! 😉 Accordingly, I went through my closet to find accessories and vintagey clothing to fit the red, white, and blue theme! The […]

DIY Cherry Tshirt (with Homemade Stamp!)

DIY Cherry Tshirt (with Homemade Stamp!)

This is one of my all-time favorite craft projects for summer! A simple DIY stamp and fabric paint are all you need to create totally customizable patterns on clothes, accessories, gift, whatever! 🙂 Of course, I can never pass up a cute fruit print, so […]

Sewing a 1940s Dress (for my birthday!)

Sewing a 1940s Dress (for my birthday!)

Sometimes you just HAVE to make a project happen! I had a vintage pattern, nearly vintage fabric, some stress to burn off, and an occasion coming up- my birthday! 🙂 It was high time to get sewing! You may recognize the vintage pattern from this […]

Summer Upcycle (From my closet!)

Summer Upcycle (From my closet!)

Sometimes you just want new clothes. Maybe it’s because of a change in season, a change in size, a change in taste, or I don’t know… maybe you just want a flippin’ change?! Clothes can provide creative inspiration and a sense of new-ness. Right now, […]

DIY 1920s Dress (and NEW Youtube Channel!)

DIY 1920s Dress (and NEW Youtube Channel!)

Have you heard the big news? We are finally starting our own YouTube channel for Partners in Craft!!! Just like on the blog, we will use the YouTube channel to demonstrate our favorite DIY crafts, refashions, sewing projects, and more! Our first video was actually […]