DIY Dress

DIY Dress

Fabric: Gray Jersey Knit from The Loft (Micheal Lavine’s Upstairs) Pattern: similar and similar Last first day of school… until we’re both officially graduated at least! Then I get to take classes for “fun”. Who does that? With Dallas having staff benefits, it would be dumb of me not to take classes for really cheap. … [Read more…]

DIY Sequin Skirt

DIY Sequin Skirt

shirt: similar / skirt: made by me / shoes: Payless Fabric: Jo-Ann’s / mesh sequin fabric (diamond pattern) & navy nylon fabric Pattern: Based from this tutorial, a few adjustments made since I had 3 layers. (see sewing notes) ^ I’m a little tea pot, anyone? That’s what Dallas was singing when he took that shot. I’m … [Read more…]

DIY Striped T-Shirt

DIY Striped Tee

Believe it or not, my first attempt at this shirt was a miserable failure. So after crying a lot, taking a break for a few days, and a weekend in St. George, I was ready to try again. Thankfully, I had enough fabric left over to try one more time. As you can tell, the … [Read more…]

My First Handmade Dress – Simplicity 1357

For those of you who are thinking, “Gosh dang it, I just want to see a full picture of that dress!” Here you go. 🙂 I followed Simplicity pattern 1357 AA (pattern C, without the pockets), for most of the dress. I bought the pattern from Joann’s. Once I got to the sleeves, the ones … [Read more…]