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Posts Tagged ‘maxi dress’

Everyday Runway: How to Sew a Ruffle Bodice Maxi Dress

Don’t pack away your summer attire just because fall is around the corner! It’s a staggering 90 degrees in NY today, which means maxi dress season is still upon us.
Maxis should  be a staple in everyone’s wardrobe; you can wear them from spring into summer, and if you choose …

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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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 …

Perfect Warm Weather Strapless Dress

Lately I’ve been obsessed with lighter shades of blue, stripes and everything white.  They all read summer, fresh and crisp which was perfect timing for my vacation to Costa Rica.  I wanted looks that were light, comfy and on trend.  This blue and white striped Rag & Bone shirting

Summer Linen Maxi Dress

Everyone, but EVERYONE, at Mood Fabrics thought I’d already snagged this fabric.  Maybe the NY staff is creeping into my dreams, because before I stumbled upon this linen rayon blend on the magical top floor, that’s where it existed.

I snatched three yards from the delicious Kway (who did …

Sew a No-Pattern Maxi Dress: Tutorial

Maxi dresses and skirts are everywhere this summer. If you own a measuring tape you can whip up this strapless maxi dress  in an evening—no pattern necessary. Just follow these simple steps:


  • Fabric: Jersey knits (shown in the photos here), lightweight cottons, and lightweight silks work best. Just make sure your