Tag Archive: diy

PUFF SLEEVE BODYCON DRESS + FREEBIE TUTORIAL TOMORROW!

HI DARLINGS! I am so happy that I have been able to stay on schedule with posting two videos a week on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL. I post a weekly vlog on Wednesdays and on Saturdays I post either fabric hauls, pattern hacks of tutorials. Tomorrow I am going to publish the STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL on how […]

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Make a Sewing Caddy

Finding a fun little project that will also enhance your life is just the best! I made up my little sewing caddy and was immediately so happy that I did. Such a wonderful place to store everything you may need while sitting at the machine. My husband e…

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OLD HOLLYWOOD DIY DRESS USING VINTAGE VOGUE

HI DARLINGS! Happy Tuesday. Okay, I have had this dress sewn and hanging in my closet for what seems to be months. I had been dying to photograph it so this week I decided it was time. I am obsessed with this dress, it’s a VOGUE VINTAGE 2193 there are few on ETSY  and it is […]

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Make your own Alcohol Ink Pumpkins

It’s pumpkin time! While there are literally thousands of ways to decorate a pumpkin, these alcohol ink pumpkins…

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Transform a Pullover into a Cardigan

Pullovers just don’t do anything for my body. But a cardigan…..SO MUCH MORE FLATTERING, not to mention versatile. Here’s my newest ehow video on how to change a pullover sweater into a cardigan. And yes, it really is this easy. 🙂 … Continue reading

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CRUSHED VELVET JUMPSUIT PDF PATTERN + DISCOUNT CODE!

HI DARLINGS! This is another version of my latest PDF PATTERN THE LEXI and I cant tell you how much you will want to make and wear it! First, there are no zippers, no buttonholes, no fuss! It’s easy to dress up or dress down as y6ou can see in THIS POST or you can rock it […]

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New Office, New Dress

Finally I am out of retail and in an office environment. So I have decided to update my wardrobe and my sewing game.This fabric is from Joann’s it’s an awesome comfortable and warm knit, perfect for fall.  I used Butterick’s 5780 pattern but changed the bottom pleats.  I took off 2 inches from the waist…

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MY FAVORITE DIY PANTS + PATTERN REVIEW S8389

HI DARLINGS! Happy Friday. I am in a bit of a rush this morning because I have a photoshoot to do but I had to post these DIY pants I made using SIMPLICITY 8389 and my current obsession… this H&M sweater. I love these pants and have already made them before in the maroon pleated […]

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Terrazzo Style Clay Incense Holder 

As the nights get longer and the weather turns, I look for ways to keep the hygge vibe…

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Pyramid Stud Vase DIY

I have quite a few vases under my kitchen sink, ready to catch any beautiful flowers that may…

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Make Your Own Festive Laurel Garland

When it comes to seasonal decor, I’m a bit of a minimalist. I like it when my home…

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WOOL KNIT DRESS WITH CONTRASTING POCKETS, BELT AND SLEEVES

HI DARLINGS! I am wishing you all a wonderful Monday.  I had a good weekend, the best part was seeing my friend Christina on Sunday night for dinner and going to church, it was a great sermon and I left feeling empowered and thankful. Today I am rocking the dress from my SIMPLICITY PATTERN #8466. I love […]

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Hand-Stitched Pouf DIY 

I’ve had about five different variations of a pouf DIY saved on Pinterest for as long as I…

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Custom Lace Bolero

This custom bolero is for a mother of one of my clients that I have been helping with all of their wedding alterations.  As I was altering the mother of the bride’s dress she asks if I can make a custom little jacket because everything that she has tried on in stores never fits the…

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How to Put a Zipper in a Sweatshirt: My Newest One Minute Video

When the evening air gets a bit brisk and vibrant leaves start to contrast the brilliant blue skies, you know autumn is here and it’s time to start wrapping up again in your coziest sweatshirts. You could just grab a … Continue reading

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How to Put a Zipper in a Sweatshirt: My Newest One Minute Video

When the evening air gets a bit brisk and vibrant leaves start to contrast the brilliant blue skies, you know autumn is here and it’s time to start wrapping up again in your coziest sweatshirts. You could just grab a … Continue reading

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How to Put a Zipper in a Sweatshirt: My Newest One Minute Video

When the evening air gets a bit brisk and vibrant leaves start to contrast the brilliant blue skies, you know autumn is here and it’s time to start wrapping up again in your coziest sweatshirts. You could just grab a … Continue reading

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How to Put a Zipper in a Sweatshirt: My Newest One Minute Video

When the evening air gets a bit brisk and vibrant leaves start to contrast the brilliant blue skies, you know autumn is here and it’s time to start wrapping up again in your coziest sweatshirts. You could just grab a … Continue reading

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Baby Headband DIY (3 Ways and No Sew!)

One of the biggest surprises for me when my daughter Lola was born this spring was that she…

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NEW PDF JUMPSUIT PATTERN!

HI DARLINGS! This is my latest PDF PATTERN THE LEXI and I cant tell you how much you will want to make and wear it! First, there are no zippers, no buttonholes, no fuss! It is easy to dress up or dress down, which I will show you on Monday with a new sneaker styled look. […]

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Adventures in Sewing with Voyager

Please Enjoy our Sewing Inspiration VIDEO for Voyager! One of our newest In House designed and printed fabric collections celebrates the spirit of adventure and the boundless optimism that can keep your dreams afloat. With its cheerful palette and buoyant mood, Voyager will set a course for creative inspiration wherever…

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Reverse Juliet Sleeve Top

Last Autumn, I was all about the cardi. From slouchy cardigans to maxi cardigans, I was all over it. This Fall, I am all about the sweatshirt. I have found myself purchasing everything from hoodies, to big slouchy sweatshirts reminiscent of my youth, to fun and flirty sweatshirts that I can wear on date night. […]

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NEW YOUTUBE VIDEOS

HI DARLINGS! As you all know I have neglected my YOUTUBE CHANNEL a bit over the last year due to my schedule but I have been working hard at getting back on track I have started posting new videos every Wednesday and Saturday.  Two new videos a week! In the event you have yet to SUBSCRIBE […]

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Macrame Room Divider DIY 

After taking a macrame class at a local interior design shop here in Springfield, I got a little ambitious…

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Flower Explosion

So this fabric I believe I have had for at least 3-4 years because I loved the pattern but never really figured out what I wanted to do with it.  First I thought I would make a dress but the pattern just seemed too bold for that. So I finally got around to doing something…

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Flower Explosion

So this fabric I believe I have had for at least 3-4 years because I loved the pattern but never really figured out what I wanted to do with it.  First I thought I would make a dress but the pattern just seemed too bold for that. So I finally got around to doing something…

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31 Totally Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes for Boys

halloween costumes for boysThese 31 Halloween costumes for boys are handmade and TOTALLY AWESOME!! If your boys are anything like mine, they love to dress up year round, so your hard work is sure to see more than one night’s worth of action. There are just so many awesome homemade costumes for boys packed into this list! Also be…

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DIY VELVET CAMI AND CROPPED PANTS

HI DARLINGS! Okay, I am on my way to St. Louis for a wonderful Baby Lock event. We are introducing the Triumph on Facebook Live, plus we are making dresses for Little Dresses For Africa. You can register HERE and join in on the fun on Saturday 9/30. Before leaving I wanted to post the […]

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Soup Bowl Hot Pads: The Newest Video (Almost 9 Million Views Already) :)

Oh. My. Gosh! My latest eHow video has almost 9 million views already! I’m soooooo excited! I’ve been hoping one of my videos would break the million mark, but this surpassed all of my hopes! I love the idea of … Continue reading

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Green Peplum

Hello!  I have always been interested in peplum shirts but I never really thought that they were for me.  So to test it out I used leftovers to make this shirt.  For the fabric I used the yard I had left from my 1940’s Green Slytherin Dress. And as for the pattern, I used the…

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