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DIY DVF INSPIRED WRAP DRESS

I used a vogue pattern (see below) to create this dress with a slight tweak for my body. I have two more (a red and print) lined up to sew.  This pattern is easy to follow and easy to sew. The tricky part about these U.S. patterns is figuring out what size to cut out. Since… Continue reading DIY DVF INSPIRED WRAP DRESS

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DIY LONG-SLEEVED MAXI WATERFALL CARDIGAN

Hey, I’m back after being away for a week working on projects to share! It’s been on my “to do” list to sew a maxi cardigan. So I merged two patterns together to create this fabulous long sleeved waterfall cardigan. I’m going to whip up one in black too! The merged patterns used for this… Continue reading DIY LONG-SLEEVED MAXI WATERFALL CARDIGAN

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DIY BODYCON TUBE DRESS

I posted this dress on my Instagram thread earlier this week and decided to share a quick DIY tutorial on how to create your own strapless bodycon dress in minutes. I love these dresses for the figure flattering fit; it can be worn with a jacket and pumps during the day and alone with a… Continue reading DIY BODYCON TUBE DRESS

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DIY STRAPLESS WATERFALL TUNIC

Hi everyone! I have a quick and jazzy waterfall tunic DIY to share today. The finished tunic doesn’t flare out much; it stays close to the body for a flattering look.   The pattern used for this tunic was DIY’d: Note: this pattern will fit most sizes, but is adjustable if needed. Directions: If you need… Continue reading DIY STRAPLESS WATERFALL TUNIC

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DIY STRAPLESS FLOUNCE MAXI DRESS

Back again this week with another diy maxi dress! This dress is fairly easy to make; three pieces to sew together (that’s it). I’m not much of a trend follower, but I really like flounce dresses. It’s such a feminine and easy dress to style for weddings, date night, summer concerts in the park, etc. Enjoy!… Continue reading DIY STRAPLESS FLOUNCE MAXI DRESS

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DIY REVERSABLE CONTRAST MAXI DRESS

Hey it’s the first “Hump Day” of July! Like I said before, I’m on a maxi dress making roll. Today I want to share with you another maxi dress made with contrasting colors that can be worn with orange side on left or right. Enjoy!     The pattern used for this dress is Burdastyle… Continue reading DIY REVERSABLE CONTRAST MAXI DRESS