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Posts Tagged ‘dress’

Ruffles w/ McCalls & Simplicity Patterns

I have to admit, I have been completely inspired this summer to sew sew sew.  In addition to my 3ft tall bundle of inspiration I am completely inspired by everything Rag & Bone.  As I’m browsing moodfabrics.com and adding fabric to my wish list, it occurs to …

Trend Report: Satin Draping

“Rich” and “luxurious” are two words that come to mind when thinking of satin because of its luminous appearance and luscious drape. Satin is a type of weave amongst three including plain and twill and is categorized by having four or more weft yarns float over warp yarns or the …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Extra Full Circle Skirt w/ Horsehair


Circle skirts always seem to be in style. They’re fun. comfy, and they look great on nearly every body type! Did you know though, that you can make a full circle skirt even more full using horsehair trim?
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Lace Dress & $50 Gift Card Giveaway

In life there are so many things we do not know, almost as if it were a well kept secret. From a cute cafe in your neighborhood to the color of your friends eye! There are even some things you never meant to become a secret but they did. …

Mood DIY: Sewing a Nautical Maxi Dress


Whether you’re hitting the cookouts this holiday weekend or hitting the beach, a cinched maxi dress can always have you looking chic!
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Mood DIY: How to Sew a Patriotic Ruffle Skirt

 
Everyone needs a cute holiday outfit for those inevitable cookouts this weekend, even the little ones! This skirt is full, bouncy, and terrific to spin and run around in. Plus, it’s easily washable!

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Mood DIY: How to Turn a Piece of Fabric into 8 Different Cover-Ups

Happy first day of summer! If you’re celebrating at the beach, then this DIY is definitely for you!

All you need is 2.5 yards of a fabric with fabulous drape – no sewing skills required. We chose a beautiful poly crepe de chine, with a terrifically bold geometric print. …

Cropped Maxi

A couple of months ago, I found this awesome vintage 1970′s bag on Etsy and I fell completely in love.  When it arrived, I instantly envisioned an off the shoulder top and a maxi skirt.  This bag is so gorgeous, I knew I needed a solid color fabric that would …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Infinity Dress


Infinity dresses are a great staple to have in your closet. They take a bit of fabric, but they can be made in under an hour and can be wrapped so many different ways that it can look like a million different dresses!

For mine, I used an

Linen shirt dress

Hi everyone! My name is Ping and I blog over at peneloping.com. I started taking pattern-making classes last year and I’m so excited to …