DIY Swing Dress

  I have been wanting to sew a swing dress/shirt for a long time, and since I’ve been feeling good, I jumped on the opportunity to use the McCall’s pattern M6886. If you follow Riva La Diva, she always uses it, so I knew it had to be a great basic dress pattern. The pattern is very basic and doesn’t … Continue reading “DIY Swing Dress”

Fall Sewing Inspiration

Having all of my fabric and sewing supplies in boxes really makes me go through withdraws. I haven’t made something in so long. I cannot wait until Saturday when we move and I can finally unpack it all! I’m finishing up some graphic design projects, and then I am 100% sewing all the things. I went a little crazy last … Continue reading “Fall Sewing Inspiration”

DIY Gathered Skirt Dress

Fabric: Red knit fabric from JoAnn’s (I don’t have the exact percentages) Pattern: Lark Tee – Scoop neck version with fabric added to the bottom as the skirt This pretty thing was my graduation dress! Unfortunately not very many people saw it under my robe, though. I had some extra fabric towards the end when I was adding the skirt … Continue reading “DIY Gathered Skirt Dress”

DIY Union St. Tee (Scoop Neck)

Fabric: Jersey Knit from JoAnn’s Pattern: Hey June, Union St. Tee I decided on Friday that I was pretty much fed up with doing school work and job work and that I was going to take the afternoon for some ‘me-time’ and finally sew something (I was having withdrawals). Lately, while I’ve been looking for fabric, I’ve been really thinking … Continue reading “DIY Union St. Tee (Scoop Neck)”

DIY Knit Pencil Skirt

Fabric: Thick knit fabric from Jo-Ann Fabric Pattern: Mimi’s DIY Pencil Skirt Tutorial When I go to stores and see their stretchy fabric skirts, I always get this glimpse of hope that one might just fit me. Every time, it turns out to be a complete fail, and even the x-large is too tight. It’s times like these when sewing knowledge … Continue reading “DIY Knit Pencil Skirt”

Union St. Tee V-Neck

    Fabric: Cotton knit from Joann  I am so excited to be a part of Selfish Sewing Week! When I was looking through all of the fabulous patterns on Indiesew, I had to make a list because they were all so good!  I decided to go with the Union St. Tee by Hey June because you can do so … Continue reading “Union St. Tee V-Neck”

DIY Dress

Fabric: Gray Jersey Knit from The Loft (Micheal Lavine’s Upstairs) Pattern: similar and similar Last first day of school… until we’re both officially graduated at least! Then I get to take classes for “fun”. Who does that? With Dallas having staff benefits, it would be dumb of me not to take classes for really cheap. Last week, Dallas was so … Continue reading “DIY Dress”