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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 Caftan Dress/Coverup

This dress accidentally turned into a caftan after the wrap pattern I originally started with didn’t work. I love the drape in the front. I’m thinking about saving this frock for lounging on my balcony and by the pool ;0)…we’ll see!   The pattern and instructions for this dress is basically simple; just follow the… Continue reading DIY Caftan Dress/Coverup

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DIY GIFT IDEA #2: Tissue Paper Covered Glass Vase

Are you looking for a quick and easy gift to make for someone that doesn’t break the bank? Today’s gift idea tutorial will show you how to create your own tissue paper covered glass jar that can be filled with candy, rocks, candles, etc. The ideas are endless.   Materials Needed: Tissue Paper (any print/size)… Continue reading DIY GIFT IDEA #2: Tissue Paper Covered Glass Vase

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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