DIY: How to Lengthen a Dress Tutorial

How to add length to a dress

Hi friends! I recently found a dress that I loved from a place that I love (if you’re thinking Target, you’d be correct), but it was just a bit too short on me to wear comfortably. My sister and I were shopping together and when she said, “Well, can’t you just make it longer?!” I laughed that as a sewist I hadn’t thought of that first. The dresses were on clearance for about $14, so we brainstormed, grabbed a total of 4 dresses between the two of us, and were off to hit the sewing machine! Today I’m teaching you how to add length to a dress so you can do the same! [Read more…]

DIY Mini Faux Terrarium Necklace Tutorial

DIY Terrarium Necklace

If you know me, you know that I love plants but also have a slight problem keeping them alive. I’m always trying to find ways to enjoy plants that don’t involve killing them, and today’s project is right up my alley! I’m sharing a DIY Mini Faux Terrarium Necklace Tutorial that will live foreeeever :). [Read more…]

DIY Ugly Halloween Sweaters

Do you have a hard time deciding what to wear for Halloween like I do? You don’t want to be a bump on a log, but don’t want to dress up either? Well, today’s project is the perfect remedy! I’m sharing a DIY Ugly Halloween Sweater Tutorial, because why should Christmas get all the fun?! You can find all the supplies for this project at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, who sponsored this tutorial! [Read more…]

20 Free Backpack Patterns and Tutorials

 

Hi sewing friends! It’s no secret that I have a slight obsession with sewing backpacks. They are so fun to make, and it’s always a satisfying project to complete! Today I’m sharing some backpack sewing inspiration with 20 of the very best free backpack patterns and tutorials on the web! [Read more…]

DIY Ruffle Sleeve Tutorial

Ruffle Sleeve Tutorial

There are so many fun sleeve trends this year, and ruffle sleeves definitely top my list of favorites! Today I’m sharing how easy it is to take any existing top (or dress!) pattern and add ruffles with a DIY Ruffle Sleeve Tutorial.

*This post is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. All content, photography, and opinions are my own and genuine. [Read more…]