Archive of ‘Sewing’ category

Alteration 101: How to Make a T-Shirt Dress Bigger

Hello all! I apologize for my week-long absence…things have been just crazy with Lil Tot going back to school and getting back into the school routine. And I have an announcement to make soon – can’t wait to share! I snapped up a Stylestalker Space Jam T-shirt style dress from Shopbop in February – I […]

The 12 Must-Have Tools for Sewing DIY’s

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 Earlier I shared my must-have list for jewelry DIY projects. And now I’m following up with this list for sewing DIY projects! (These Must-Have Tools for DIY lists are on my DIY […]

DIY Printed Flat-Bottom Zip Pouch (Samudra Style)

I’ve been loving all of the pouches made by Samudra: these beautiful, printed zip-cases that work so well for your most basic essentials – or that can dress up any outfit for a night on the town. I decided to create my own version of the zippered pouch – and to give it more structure, […]

DIY Vinyl Eyelash Applique T-Shirt

Wow, that title looks weird when you write it out like that;-) But there’s really no other way to describe this! Have you noticed that over the past year or so, there have been a ton of women’s tops that highlight the boobage area? Like this one, this one, or this one, for example. Perhaps […]

DIY Beaded Collar Dress on London Times Blog

For my second DIY post for the e-tailer London Times, I’ve created a DIY Beaded Collar to one of their pretty color-block dresses.  Click through to find out how to easily add a beaded embellishment to a piece you may already own… Read How to Add a DIY Beaded Collar to a Dress on the […]

Book Review: New Dress a Day by Marisa Lynch

New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos from Thrift-Store Don’ts is the book based on Marisa Lynch’s popular New Dress a Day blog.  In Summer 2009 Marisa lost her job, and in the interim of job-hunting and being bummed out, she happened to catch a screening of the movie Julie […]

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