How to make a half circle skirt

Happy Spring Everyone! It's time so get out those pretty colorful fabrics that you have been storing or eyeing all winter and start making some skirts. I have a few full circle skirts in my closet that I rarely wear because they are a bit too full. I think they work well for certain people but for … [Read more...]

Womens Fit and Flare Dress with Free Pattern

Hey Guys! Sorry I haven't been posting much recently. With work, a 2 year old, dogs and life in general, I haven't had much time to sew. This past week I think I was experiencing too many sewing withdrawal symptoms so I neglected a few chores to make this dress:-). I have been seeing these fit … [Read more...]

Free Skirt Patterns-Sexy Knit Pencil Skirt

I always have a hard time finding clothes that are made for curvy body types. Most of what I see in  stores these days are made for girls with stick figures. Though, I wouldn't mind losing a few more pounds, I like my curves. I think clothes that highlight the best features of your body always fit … [Read more...]

Free Dress Patterns: Women’s Peplum Dress

If you haven't noticed from some of my previous tutorials, I love peplums and free dress patterns. I am not at my ideal weight (yet), so having a peplum over a skirt or in the middle of a dress hides what I need hidden in a very stylish way. I have made a few of these dresses in the past before I … [Read more...]

10 Minute Infinity Scarf

I have been seeing these infinity scarfs all over Pinterest lately and wanted to do a version of my own. I actually don't own an infinity scarf so I thought this would be a perfect addition to my closet. After making it and realizing how super simple and quick the project was, I think I will make a … [Read more...]

Mini Paperbag Couture Skirt with Pockets

I have always wanted to make a cute mini paperbag skirt that I could dress up for a date or wear with a blazer for work. When I received this gorgeous  Bird and Blossoms Shroom print from Fabricworm ,  I knew it would work perfectly as a paperbag skirt with a large complimentary couture style dual … [Read more...]

Easy One Hour Summer Dress

I intended to do a tutorial for this dress but my toddler got a hold of my camera and deleted all of my photos! I was lucky enough to find these final shots that I took with my phone. I know its the end of summer but I had to get one last dress in before I bring out my winter boots and … [Read more...]

Easy Peplum Skirt

I know there are tons of peplum stuff out there, but I wanted to show a different way to do this simple wardrobe icon. I always get confused cutting out peplums or circle skirts. I mess up on the calculations or cutting my fabric. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make this skirt … [Read more...]

Classically Simple Top with Free Pattern

I don't know why but, I have been bitten by the shirt bug! All I seem to gravitate towards are tops. Anyway, as I promised, here is a tutorial on how to create your own shirt pattern based on the vintage shirt I did a few days ago. This pattern was drafted from a knit shirt but the same principle … [Read more...]

Easy Peplum Top

Peplum tops are a classic design that can compliment any type of bottom. They can be dressed down for a movie night or dressed up for an evening out of town. They also work well for work outfits. Check out this easy peplum top I made from the Girl Charlie Anchors Away Line in striped … [Read more...]

Loving Girl Charlee

Its only been six months since I started learning how to sew, so other than my local Joann's I was clueless about other fabric shops. I started sewing with knits because it was just so easy to sew with. I didn't have to worry too much if my pattern or stitch was perfect because knits are so … [Read more...]