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Sewing 101: Let’s Talk About Fabric

different types of clothing made up of all kinds of fabrics, hanging on a bar along a wall

Hey Makers! Welcome to my Sewing 101 summer course! This is the first of many sewing articles and tutorials I will be writing over the course of this summer, and I hope you’ll stick around to learn a fun new skill. For the month of June, we will be looking at many beginner subjects regarding […]

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Miscellaneous · Sewing

DIY Doggie Car Hammock

Summer is finally here, in Pennsylvania, and with it comes lots of trips to the dog park! My boyfriend and I recently purchased a new car and our first concern was the safety of our pitbull, Illy while the second concern was keeping the car clean! I recently stumbled across an awesome DIY on Pinterest [...]
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Patterns · Sewing

Skater Dress Tutorial – Part 2!

Hello, friends! I'd like to start this post off with a quick apology. I didn't expect to have taken such a long time between these 2 posts, but life kind of got in my way... Anyways, after months of having my skater dress cut out from part 1 of my Skater Dress Tutorial, I've finally found [...]
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Miscellaneous · Sewing

DIY Dress Ideas #2

More DIY Dress Ideas
Wow, it's been a while since my last post! I've been super busy over at Thought Space Designs doing cool graphic design stuff and haven't been sharing enough love over here on my blog. Sorry about the long silence, guys. Here's a new inspiration post about DIY dress ideas: I really enjoyed making my last [...]
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Sewing

Skater Dress Tutorial – Part 1

Skater Dress sketch
One of the most popular (and seemingly essential) parts of a girl's wardrobe, nowadays, is the skater dress. This simplistic casual dress can be paired with a variety of styles such as a leather jacket, a basic cardigan, sandals, boots, scarves, the list goes on! And while skater dresses come in a variety of fabrics [...]
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