Upcycled Clothes from FREE Stuff
Time for another upcycle project, Crafters! In today’s adventure, we will take three garments that I got for FREE and try to refashion them into wearable clothes! This DIY brain teaser may stretch our creative muscles, but it should be fun too! There’s something so […]
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 […]
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, […]
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)
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 […]
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
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: 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 […]