Folded Miniskirt Tutorial
UPDATE: The sewing pattern for this skirt is available HERE! FINALLY! Here it is: 8 steps to having your own folded miniskirt! The first skirt was made in a couple of hours, without any measuring. I just draped, fit, cut. Whereas this tutorial easily took me 15 hours! But, a promise is a promise, and I'd love to see you making it. Good luck! Here we go: Difficulty: Intermediate. It's based on the Drapedrape dress no 7, and it has the same 'what am I looking at here' feel to it. At one point…
Boho Maxi Dress: a tutorial
This dress is an incredibly easy make. By now you may have realized that I'm all about the simple projects. I'm far from being a master seamstress, I just work with what I know and try to learn as I go. I've never actually owned a maxi dress before, but now I might be hooked. They're so comfy and they have the added benefit of hiding my neglected, less-than-hairless legs. Want to make one too?? Materials: 1 4/5 yd Extra Stretchy Jersey Knit (60"wide) (You want a lightweight knit. If the knit…
DIY Elbow Patch - Honestly WTF
While perusing Pinterest one evening, I came across an intriguing tutorial on the wonderful art of needle felting. I had to learn more – especially after realizing it entailed repeatedly stabbing a needle up and…
Tutorial : DIY Grommet Curtains - Deuce Cities Henhouse
Hello friends! I know in the past I’ve shown you how to make Ikea curtain panels into grommet top curtains, and I shared with you the curtains I made for Gus’ nursery, but I never got down to business and showed you how to make your own grommet curtain panels. I was in the market for a new curtain panel for the window at the top of my staircase, and I wanted to make it from this awesome triangle fabric (Stamped By Ellen Luckett) I picked up at the fabric store a few weeks ago. I figured…
CONTRASTING RAGLAN SWEATSHIRT REFASHION & TUTORIAL | Merrick's Art
Is anyone else as obsessed with sweatshirts this season as I am?? One of my favorite sweatshirts at j.crew is this raglan style one with the contrasting fabric front, so among a few other DIY sweatshirts I’ve made in the last few weeks (jeweled raglan one here and lace embellished one here), I was inspired by […]
DIY tulle skirt tutorial
clutch: gigi new york skirt: self-made top: forever 21 watch: gift belt&shoes: old I’m so excited about this skirt! I found it easier to make than I imagined even though it did take …
EASY CAPE REFASHION TUTORIAL | Merrick's Art
CAPE: MADE BY ME (TUTORAIL BELOW) || MATERNITY TEE || JEANS c/o PEA IN THE POD MATERNITY || BOOTS c/o SOLE SOCIETY || SUNGLASSES || SIMILAR CLUTCH || RING c/o SOLE SOCIETY || MICHAEL KORS WATCH photos by rad and happy Capes are huge this season, so of course I had to try my hand […]
Outdoor Pillows 3 Ways (& Envelope Pillow DIY) - A Beautiful Mess
Pillows make spaces fun. They add so much personality to the different rooms of our homes, but sometimes...
Make One of These Sweet Skirts for Summer
In terms of sewing projects, skirts are pretty quick and a great way to round out your summer wardrobe. Choose some fun fabric, pick a pattern, and go to town! Here are eight favorites… Melissa Esplin has a tutorial for a Kate Spade-inspired skirt with wide pleats. Here’s a simple wrap skirt (but in a really fun fabric!) from Smile & Wave. The only thing better than a skirt is a skirt with an elastic waistband like this one from Merrick’s Art. Skorts count, right? Brit & Co.
4 Easy steps to tailor a shirt
It's just four easy steps to make your tops fit perfectly. Being able to tailor a shirt is a great trick to have up your sleeve.