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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
The Easiest Dress DIY?
Long weekends call for easy diy projects (and easy-to-write blog posts too)! 🙂 In honor of this warm and hazy weekend, I’m sharing a super simple dress project that may be one of the easiest sewing DIYs ever posted on this blog! Depending on the […]