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The perfect pencil skirt

If you’re like me and love a pencil skirt, then you know the perfect fabric is the makings of a great skirt. Must have a bit of stretch, must have a bit of weight,  must be able to hold it’s shape well and must make your butt look nice.

Trend Report: Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016

Trend Report: Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016
Milan Fashion Week for Fall 2016 had a lot of trends we’ve seen in previous weeks strutting down the walkway, from over-sized sleeves and color blocking to ruffles and plisse, but this week’s showcase still stepped out strong with a few new trends.
Box-Pleated Skirts
Box-pleated …

Faux Suede Skirt

Faux Suede Skirt
Fall runways have been loaded with garments and fabrics of faux suede, and seeing as I loved the fabric even before its shine in the spotlight, I wanted to take the chance to make a suede skirt—another popular item on the runway—for the coming season.

Faux suede is …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Easy Faux Fur Vest

I always like dressing comfortably. So when something on trend is also great to wear all day, I am in love. Cue fur vests!
Vests and shawls are my go to garments for fall; layering is always a good idea when the weather is constantly changing. So when giant fur …

Faux Fur: Use and Care

Faux Fur: Use and Care
Autumn is here, and with the scarves and long coats, the fashion world also brings faux fur! Faux fur is an excellent alternative to real fur products, and it’s an exciting and unique way to spruce up a garment. Plus, probably my favorite thing about …

Trend Report: London Fashion Week | Spring 2017

London Fashion Week is coming to a close, and we can’t be more in love with the trends we saw strutting down the runway. With NYFW being a difficult act to follow, London designers stepped up to bring some amazing looks – from ombre gowns and billowing sleeves to chic …

Pastel Silk Dress | Simplicity 8390 & Butterick B6350

Ok, lets discuss all this pepto bismol pink which is what I thought when It first came in the mail, but once you feel it and see how it moves all that goes out the window.  I believe being the mom to an almost two year old little girl that’s …

Transition Into Fall- Easy Wool Vest

As we transition into Fall (my absolute favorite season) we are faced with the challenge of what to wear.

It’s cool when you head out in the morning, sometimes warm during the day,  and even cooler at night. We find ourselves looking for that perfect garment balance and that gave me …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Easy Color-Blocked Wool Skirt

Color blocking was one of the top trends of 2016, and with the Spring 2017 lines rolling out, it’s clear that the trend isn’t dissipating anytime soon. Luckily, color-blocking can be made easy with this gathered skirt, which can be made for a plethora of ages and body types!

All About Presser Feet

All About Presser Feet
We’re back with another guide, and this time we’re focusing on presser foot attachments! One of the most important pieces to any sewing machine and project, presser feet come in a variety of types and just as many functions. Knowing how each one works, and what …