Tag Archive: diy fashion

DIY Denim on Denim

DIY Denim on Denim

Since I began my sewing journey I resisted making anything with denim, mainly because I’m a huge denim snob.  When it comes to my denim, I enjoy a soft, premium thicker fabric with a bit… View Post

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DIY V neck dress

DIY V neck dress

One of the number one questions I usually receive is How do I know what type of fabric to select when shopping online? I’m going answer that question in reference to fitted dresses with one word……..suiting.… View Post

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DIY one sleeve dress

DIY one sleeve dress

Have you ever put on a piece of clothing and simply felt beautiful? Well, this is the dress!  The color, the way it moves, the way it feels against my skin.  All those things make… View Post

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DIY mixed media

DIY mixed media

While trying to transition with this summer-like weather were still having in the east, I wanted a light fabric that gives me a denim vibe.  Then I remembered this cotton twill that’s simply beautiful……and paired… View Post

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DIY Perfect fall dress

DIY Perfect fall dress

When the seasons start to change, selecting fabric can be a bit tricky.  I’m still inclined to purchase lighter fabric but in a darker color.  My solution is to simply line the fabric with my trusty… View Post

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DIY satin kimono

DIY satin kimono

So often I need a last minute look for an event and unfortunately, I’m one of those people that always say “I have nothing to wear” which I know sounds ridiculous considering I make on… View Post

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DIY Men’s Suit to wide leg Jumpsuit refashion video

I’m a big jumpsuit lover and suit lover and combing the 2 is pretty much amazing. Here is my refashion from a men’s suit, thanks for the challenge portia (go check out other’s take on the challenge). Instructions below. Instructions: 1.Cut the inseam of the men’s pants 2.Open up the pants and lay them inseam touching,

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DIY Perfectly plaid

DIY Perfectly plaid

Since I can remember, I’ve been in love with plaid.  It’s one of those fabrics that can turn an ordinary dress into something a bit more special.  This plaid suiting from moodfabrics.com is one of those… View Post

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DIY Faux Linen

DIY Faux Linen

  This summer has been all about breezy dressing in lots of linen and other warm temperature fabric.  So when I spotted this gorgeous medium weight twill on moodfabrics.com, I knew it would make the… View Post

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DIY emerald kimono dress

DIY emerald kimono dress

Have you had one of those moments when you sit down and have no idea what to make but are so in love with a piece of fabric you’re determined to cut into it?  Well, that’s what… View Post

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Details Can Really Make a Garment Pop!

I have recently begun to long for a new little dog, a puppy, a little puppy that’s brand new to this world. As tempting as a purebred is, it will be a little rescue pup. I’ve looked at so many rescue sites. While looking last night, there was a little …

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Details Can Really Make a Garment Pop!

I have recently begun to long for a new little dog, a puppy, a little puppy that’s brand new to this world. As tempting as a purebred is, it will be a little rescue pup. I’ve looked at so many rescue sites. While looking last night, there was a little …

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Perfectly embroidered

Perfectly embroidered

For the past year, I’ve been completely obsessed with everything embroidered.  From shoes to bags to clothes and even my cell phone case which I’m sure has taken it a bit too far.  So when I… View Post

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The perfect wrap dress

The perfect wrap dress

Each season I tend to adopt an everyday “uniform”. Being a mom that spends her day running around the city with a two-year-old, it’s imperative I stay comfortable, functional but still fashionable.  This season’s “uniform”… View Post

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The perfect wrap dress

The perfect wrap dress

Each season I tend to adopt an everyday “uniform”. Being a mom that spends her day running around the city with a two-year-old, it’s imperative I stay comfortable, functional but still fashionable.  This season’s “uniform”… View Post

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DIY Tie front dress

DIY Tie front dress

Dipping into the latest craze……..tie front dresses, I knew in my head exactly how I wanted it executed.  I pictured striped fabric with an A-line skirt attached to the bodice.  So when I came upon… View Post

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DIY Linen suit

DIY Linen suit

  If you’ve been following my Instastories lately, you know my life now revolves around this mustard color.  It’s truly my new black.  So as I searched Moodfabrics.com for a linen fabric and came across… View Post

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DIY Printed dress

DIY Printed dress

Being the big fan of fitted dresses and oversized sleeves that I am, I figured why not incorporate the two.  I’m typically drawn to solid color fitted dresses but I remembered this gorgeous fabric I… View Post

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DIY tie front cut-out dress or swim coverup refashion

Instructions: *Try to find a shirt thats a little thicker so you it isn’t too see through! 1.Seam rip our cut off any pockets sleeves and collars. 2.Turn the piece inside out and line up a skirt on top plenty of room all around because the skirt half will be more A-line shape and we

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Diy Ruffled off the shoulder

Diy Ruffled off the shoulder

Many times I order a fabric and the original plan goes completely out the window, which is what happened with this look.  I envisioned an oversized maxi dress with a mesh cutout around the shoulder… View Post

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How to make a DIY babydoll top with tassels refashion

  />Supplies/Instructions: start out with a top that fits you will in the shoulders and chest, something to repurpose, pins, scissors, measuring tape, a few yards of tassels, thread and sewing machine 1.Cut off anything extra from your to-refashion piece, like an elastic waist band and fold in half. 2.lay the top folded in half

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DIY seersucker wrap top

DIY seersucker wrap top

Before I started creating my own clothes, I had no clue textiles had so many variations.  Let me be honest, when I heard someone mention a seersucker suit I thought seersucker was a brand. Little… View Post

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How to make an 80’s inspired side ruffle knit skirt DIY

Here is a new, modernized spin on an 80’s skirt – the side ruffle knit  skirt perfect to dress up or down this upcoming season. Supplies + Instructions: All you need is 1.5 to 2 yards of light to med weight knit fabric that has good stretch. Make 2 rectangles or squares depending on the length

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DIY victoria ruffle top

DIY victoria ruffle top

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with stripes and ruffles. There’s something so completely classic and feminine about pairing the two that makes this obsession even more irresistible.  When I spotted this white/navy striped cotton woven at… View Post

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DIY Ruffle Dress

DIY Ruffle Dress

  The beauty of creating your own personalized wardrobe is the ability to allow yourself to experiment.  When I use to shop for clothes, I was very strategic in how I spent my money.  I… View Post

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DIY very EASY dress to jumpsuit or romper refashion

Watch: Daniel Wellington Make this jumpsuit from almost any dress or cut the legs short and make it into a romper perfect for Summer! As I was sewing this together I was shocked with how easy this was. And if you are lucky enough to find a dress that already has a zipper then its

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DIY cold shoulder dress

DIY cold shoulder dress

A few weeks ago I needed a last minute little black dress.  When moments like this occur, I have a limited amount of time and typically stick to what I know best.  That means fabric… View Post

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DIY triple ruffle top from dress refashion video

One of the funnest refashions yet! Super easy!   

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DIY McCalls 7580 with video tutorial

DIY McCalls 7580 with video tutorial

With the season finally starting to change, I’ve been in search of more transitional fabric.  Fabric that’s not too warm but still reminds me of spring.  Lucky for me I happened upon my new warmer… View Post

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