Fabric.com Pleated Sleeve Tutorial

I shared a recent post on Fabric.com’s blog all about how to make this pleated bell sleeve. A sister-in -law of mine was wearing a shirt with knife pleats all around the sleeve that stopped mid-sleeve creating a bell shape along the bottom edge. I was instantly intrigued and set out to make my own.Continue reading “Fabric.com Pleated Sleeve Tutorial”

Boho Stretch Velvet Dress Pattern tutorial + Sew-along.

  Hey guys! I recently shared a full tutorial to make your own pattern plus a sew-a-long for this boho stretch velvet dress on Fabric.com’s blog, and I want to share it here too. I walk you through the steps of how to work with stretch velvet, how to draft your own pattern using Deer andContinue reading “Boho Stretch Velvet Dress Pattern tutorial + Sew-along.”

Faux Fur Coat with Fabric.com

Happy National Sewing Month! Recently, I participated in a really fun collab with fabric.com! I’ve noticed fur coats everywhere for Fall 2016, and so naturally, I wanted to make my own. Faux fur is so easy to work with, and it’s a whole lot more affordable to make your own coat! *The faux fur IContinue reading “Faux Fur Coat with Fabric.com”

Manchester Metallics Tote with Sew Mama Sew

Have you seen the Manchester Metallic by Robert Kaufman yet? They are DREAMY. While at Quilt Market, I took a peak at these beauties, and walked away with some sample. So, when Sew Mama Sew asked me to be apart of the Manchester Metallic Summer Bag Challenge, is was a perfect fit. I chose twoContinue reading “Manchester Metallics Tote with Sew Mama Sew”

Seamly Tee Dress Hack with BOLT by Girl Charlee

I got to spend a day at Quilt Market a few weeks ago, and while I was there I found this beautiful blue and white large gingham print knit fabric from BOLT by Girl Charlee’s new collection, Modern Reflection. BOLT by Girl Charlee fabrics are exclusively sold wholesale online, but can be found among the followingContinue reading “Seamly Tee Dress Hack with BOLT by Girl Charlee”

Anthro-Inspired Beach Caftan

Recently, I took a little trip down to Mexico with my family. I really needed some new cover-ups to wear while I was down there (And also for summer, I have a feeling I will be spending most of my days at the pool now that my kids are a little bit older this year).Continue reading “Anthro-Inspired Beach Caftan”

Inari Tee Hack with Bell Sleeve

When I started making my Roberts Collection by Marilla Walker jumpsuit, I really wanted to make a cute top to go with it. I’ve been inspired by bell sleeves lately, and I’ve seen a few shirts like this around in a few different places,so I’ve had it on my mind. (I’m learning I have a thing forContinue reading “Inari Tee Hack with Bell Sleeve”

Adding Sleeves to a RTW Dress

   My sister is getting married next month in May, and she found THIS dress at forever21.com, but for her modest requirements asked if I could add sleeves to it for 10 of her bridesmaids, myself included. This is the dress as pictured on the website: I said yes! I really love the look of this dress,Continue reading “Adding Sleeves to a RTW Dress”

Pieced Envelope Pillow with Piping

Every year, spring comes and all I want to do is freshen up my living space. I love this tutorial because you can use pillow forms you already have, and simply recover them. I decided to go for a pieced geometrical look for my new pillow covers. I will show you how I pieced myContinue reading “Pieced Envelope Pillow with Piping”

Knit Bell Sleeve Top

          While making my Birkin Flares one post back, I knew I just HAD to make a shirt to go with them. I was inspired by the flares on my jeans to create the sleeves of this simple knit shirt. I also read in a few magazines about flares and rufflesContinue reading “Knit Bell Sleeve Top”