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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 […]

Sewing a Cottagecore Dress: 1950s Style!

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

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!

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 Cottagecore Dress: 1940s Style

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?

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 […]

Holiday Loungewear: Flapper Style!

Holiday Loungewear: Flapper Style!

This year has got me rethinking my holiday outfits… All the time at home has made me value comfiness, warmth, and cuteness! If I can get at least two of those features in an outfit, then it is a win! That got me thinking- why […]

Sewing a Plaid Holiday Dress!

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” […]