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!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sewing a Cottagecore Dress: 1970s Style!
Today’s project is inspired by both cottagecore aesthetics AND fashion from the 1970s! What do these things have in common?? Let’s pick a vintage pattern, iron lots of cute fabric, and find out! Come along for the sewing adventure! 🙂 I started off with a […]
Sewing a Pinafore (From a Vintage Pattern!)
I’ve had so much fun sewing my cottagecore and prairie dresses, but I am missing an important accessory! That missing piece is a pinafore apron! After lots of research, I discovered a vintage apron pattern from the 1940s (Simplicity 1221). This pattern includes several cute […]
Sewing a Cottagecore Dress: 1940s Style
I have had lots of fun exploring the “cottagecore” trend through my sewing! (Check out some of my videos below!) But, it turns out this aesthetic is nothing new! There have been many times in history when romantic/rustic/peasant/farm/old-fashioned-y styles have been popular! That got me […]
Cottage Style Dress… or Nightgown?
Winter calls for cozy DIY projects! For inspiration, I searched the archives until my Prairie Dress/Cottage Style project from the fall caught my eye! I would love to make another dress like that, but it’s winter… That means that all I want to wear are […]
Sewing a Plaid Holiday Dress!
The holidays are going to be a little weird this year, but that won’t keep me from sewing up some holiday goodness! Especially if that goodness includes plaids and flannel! Mmmm, cozy! 🙂 Plaid flannel was a major inspiration for today’s project- a “prairie” style” […]