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High Low Shirt Tutorial and Pattern. Hello there!

High Low Shirt Tutorial and Pattern

If you are new here, you might want to subscribe via email so you don't miss a post. Today I’m going to share a high low shirt tutorial and share the free pattern. {go make me} sweet cotton panties / diy project - Go Make Me. If you're like me, there's a mountain of cotton fabric scraps littering the spare bedroom that are a bit too small to sew anything significant.

{go make me} sweet cotton panties / diy project - Go Make Me

Here's a underwear! If you put your mind to it, you'll have a drawer full by the end of the day. (Good thought for Valentine's Day coming up soon) C&C: Long tight knit maxi dress tutorial. Design and Sew Your Own Leggings. Cal Patch is a renaissance crafter, with know-how spanning the fields of crochet, pattern-making, sewing, embroidery, dyeing, printing, spinning, and beyond.

Design and Sew Your Own Leggings

She is the author of Design-It-Yourself Clothing, writes a blog, and can can be found teaching classes around New York state (and beyond). For this week’s How-Tuesday, Cal will teach us how to make a custom pair of leggings. From taking measurements, to making the pattern, to sewing it all up, Cal will be with us each step of the way! C&C: Take it in with a zipper tutorial. C&C: Very easy stretchy pencil skirt tutorial (can be worn long or short!) Sewing & Needlework Patterns. What better way to celebrate the new year than with a fresh calendar?

Sewing & Needlework Patterns

This stitched calendar not only looks pretty, but it incorporates little peeks into our full year of designs for 2014! Sure, youll get a workout on those french knots, but the final result is a piece that can hang in your home for the whole year. Included: One PDF pattern. Finished Size: A 17 by 11 rectangle. Suggested DMC Floss: #839, Dark Beige Brown; #445, Light Lemon; #3033, Very Light Mocha; #350, Medium Coral; #310, Black; #334, Medium Baby Blue; #761, Light Salmon; #3835, Medium Grape; #522, Fern Green; #414, Dark Steel Grey; #3854, Medium Autumn Gold; White (no number). Additional Materials Required: 2 30x20 rectangles of muslin or other woven cotton fabric, fabric marking pen or pencil, safety pins or masking tape, 12 or smaller embroidery hoop to use while stitching, embroidery needle, scissors. Notes: Use 2 strands of DMC Floss throughout, unless otherwise noted. 50's Skirt Adventure #3 - DIY Silk Maxi. I find that this skirt was not so much inspired by the 50’s skirts, but more by all the flowy maxi’s I’ve been seeing all over the place.

50's Skirt Adventure #3 - DIY Silk Maxi

I did however gather the waist band and it is high waisted, making it a little more vintage-esque, not to mention the floral fabric I decided to use. Vintage-Style Pillowcase Chemise. C&C: The gathered drape skirt with pockets tutorial. 4 Square Top. Stripe Play Maxi Skirt. I continue my maxi/stripe obsession with an Ella Moss inspired maxi skirt...

Stripe Play Maxi Skirt

Actually, I made another one last summer, but never got around to blogging about it. Although I did tweet about it. I'm pretty giddy about this design. It's fast, easy, and the stripes are flattering. Knit tapered dress with peter pan collar (non-maternity style) Make Your Own Ascot Top. We love a cute ascot!

Make Your Own Ascot Top

Here's a super simple way to take a vintage or thrifted blouse and restyle it with an ascot collar. You can make your tie super long (like ours) for a big bow or you could keep it short and sweet. 1. Supplies: long sleeve button up, scissors, sewing machine. 2. Begin by cutting off the sleeves of the shirt and hemming the ends. 3. Have fun giving new life to your own tops! DIY SCARF PRINT SHORTS. Sew your own pig and piglets. This big pig has a zippered pocket containing six (or more, if you like) little piglets that look just like her!

Sew your own pig and piglets

The piglets have Velcro snouts allowing them to 'nurse' at the matching Velcro dots on Mama Pig's belly. Let her loose in your play pigsty and let your little farmer have at it. Mama is even big and sturdy enough for small children to ride her for a fun change of pace. At the end of a long day of farming, prop your feet on her for a bit of rest. BEFORE & AFTER: THE ASYMMETRIC HEM MINI SKIRT.

Boho Maxi Dress: a tutorial. This dress is an incredibly easy make.

Boho Maxi Dress: a tutorial

By now you may have realized that I'm all about the simple projects. The square pintuck top. Tailor it to fit February: Loosen a tight top with a fabric panel in back. How to make your own knickers. Ah, who doesn't love lingerie?

How to make your own knickers

Whether a life-long member of the M&S club of pants or a French silk-loving siren, we all have a preference when it comes to size, style, fabric or just general comfiness. With Valentine's Day around the corner, I had the idea of trying to make my own – after all, with my limited craft patience and sewing skills, what could be better than a small project involving pretty materials and a new pair of undies? What you'll need. Bow on the back. With about 20 minutes of work? Tapered rectangle top tutorial. DIY No-Sew Jersey Bolero. This DIY started off as something completely different (which I'll show you in a different tutorial!)

And ended up in something super cute and SO EASY. I really love wearing tank tops. I have them in every color of the rainbow from Forever 21 ($2 each woo!) Faux Fur Week Day 6: Vintage Inspired Fur Hat Tutorial. Faux Fur Week Day 4: Boxy Fur Coat Tutorial. 1920s chemise inspired top. I haven’t posted an honest-to-goodness tutorial in a long time… but I finally got around to to it! Lol. After posting this outfit last week incorporating a favorite 1920s chemise that I’ve converted into a top, I decided to make a tutorial on how to sew up your own version! I really love this style; it’s so timeless and feminine… something that I like incorporating into my wardrobe. Though the 20s isn’t the era I tend towards for daily outfit inspiration, the lingerie of the era was really quite gorgeous–all light, silky fabrics and beautiful lace! Green living: the morning ritual. I love tea, particularly loose teas. For years I was a coffee-only girl, but my mother slowly got me hooked on tea after it became apparent that I had a serious coffee addiction and the amount of caffeine I consumed in a day wasn’t doing my health any favors!

I now drink about 2 to 5 cups of various teas throughout the day, especially as the weather starts to get a little colder. I look forward to starting my day with a cup of PG Tips tea (just my “everyday” tea–but I have quite a few other favorites with Earl Grey probably at the top!) –it’s definitely become a calming morning ritual! For quite some time I’ve been using disposable tea bags to brew the loose tea in. Gathering up the supplies from around my sewing room. Vintage flair: make a (faux) fur collar. Be sure to scroll to the very end of this post for a giveaway!

This tutorial has been rolling around in my sketchbooks and imagination for oh, a good year! I finally spent some time this past Sunday working it out and documenting my steps to share with you. Now that the weather is turning cold, it’s the perfect time to pull out some fun (faux) fur accessories to add a bit of pizazz to your cardigans and dress necklines. This is a super easy accessory to make and only requires hand sewing skills! I think these would also make amazing gifts–and their easy to customize with different closures and fur types!

Autumn collars. I started this tutorial back in late September, right before things got really crazy with The Move, and never got sufficient “finished project shots”. Guest Post at iCandy - DIY Candy Sundress. Anyway, it was left open to us, whether we wanted to present a dress which we had made,or some dress embellishment or other tutorials, as long as they had something in common with the series's theme. And here comes my contribution. Style Scrapbook: DIY: YELLOW CLUTCH. March 19, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy And because I like keeping my word, here is the step-by-step… Workshops - The iTote - Quilted electronics handbag. FREE PEOPLE COLLABORATION.