Easy Boho Clutch/Crossbody Tutorial

I have seen this clutch ALL over the internet and it’s stolen my fancy. While straw bags are definitely on trend, this DIY version is a make you can mix, match and alter to your heart’s content with different kinds of trim. This tutorial is glue-free and does involve some sewing. For a no-sew tutorial […]

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Beginners Guide to Jeans Making

Making jeans can seem daunting and stressful to even think about. Working with denim, the different needles, adding rivets and buttons, choosing the right fabric and thread, etc. Is it more work than fun? I created the below e-guide to show you how you can turn jean making into a DIY adventure rather than a […]

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How to Recognize Your Tailoring Worth

Last year, ones who met me and found out I sew asked me the ever known question “do you do alterations?”. Some even assume upon me telling them I sew that I automatically will fix their outfits. And finally I’ve had a person actually tell me, rudely, “well if you don’t do sewing for others […]

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Ali Sweatshirt Review / My First Pattern Testing Experience

Upon being introduced to the sewing community I learned a lot of things about the sewing world. One specifically is the job of pattern testing, and I had the opportunity to test a pattern from one of my favorite pattern designers!

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MORE Free Patterns!

Last month I shared 25 Free Patterns I found for this summers #letssewthistogether challenge. Well I found MORE!

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5 Must Have Fall Trench Coat Patterns

Hello gorgeous sewists! Fall is around the corner FINALLY which means a break from the hooblah of the heat (hopefully). The great thing about fall? Making a new seasonal wardrobe!

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Gathered Maxi Skirt Tutorial

Hello all! Sending good vibes your way as we transition into summer. I found this beautiful pleated knit at a local fabric store near me that screamed spring /summer and I knew automatically what I was making with it, a maxi skirt. It was the only way to show the fabrics full design.

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A Beginner’s Resource to Interfacing

Happy Fashion Revolution Week Everyone! While this post has nothing to do with Fashion Revolution Week, I had a random epiphany to research some things on interfacing for you guys. Why? Because it’s essential to the creation of many projects we encounter in the DIY world. Bags, quilts, clothing, facings, wallets, and other items you […]

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11 Ways to Unscrap Your Stash!

Hello lovely people! In the spirit of sustainability I thought about doing a post on how you can make the most out of the scraps in your scrap collection.

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How to Make the Most of a Small Space

My husband and I live in a one bedroom 800 sq foot condominium and we both have extensive hobbies that require full work stations. When we first moved into it we had NO idea how we were going to make our stations work, but we did know that we didn’t want his station in the […]

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