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High Low Shirt Tutorial and Pattern - Melly Sews High Low Shirt Tutorial and Pattern - Melly Sews Today I’m going to share a high low shirt tutorial and share the free pattern. This is a really easy shirt to sew (I will be making more) as long as you take a few things into consideration. A few caveats: Pattern is drafted for a size small (34″ bust).
{go make me} sweet cotton panties / diy project - Go Make Me {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. Here's a solution...new 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) I've drafted a pattern for you to use (please, for personal use only!)
I’m in love with the sporty trend! It can be edgy, casual or dressy. With the graphic combos of stripes, numbers, and logos, it creates a very unique and fun new way to dress. I love the many outfit possibilites like adding a pop of colorful running shoes added to the classy wool coat or adding a bright logo hat a top to the feminine fitted dress. A few DIYs that can accomplish this sporty trend: 1. Add a stripe up your pant leg or pencil skirt (tutorial here) 2. C&C: Long tight knit maxi dress tutorial C&C: Long tight knit maxi dress tutorial
How-Tuesday: Design and Sew Your Own Leggings | The Etsy Blog How-Tuesday: Design and Sew Your Own Leggings | The Etsy Blog Cal Patch is a renaissance crafter, with know-how spanning the fields of crochet, pattern-making, sewing, embroidery, dyeing, printing, spinning, and beyond. 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! I adore leggings.
Well…another year has come and gone, and I feel as though I kept some of my resolution, kind of kept a few more and plain old broke a few other. But that has it is for many people, as long as you are trying, and changing you are succeeding in my book. Usually I hide little notes to remind me of those goals or little sayings I chant to myself every time I wake up or get in a situation.

C&C: Take it in with a zipper tutorial

C&C: Take it in with a zipper tutorial
Kitschy Digitals :: Sewing & Needlework Patterns Kitschy Digitals :: Sewing & Needlework Patterns What better way to celebrate the new year than with a fresh calendar? 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).
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. 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. This fabric has been sitting in my fabric box for quite some time now, I was meaning to use it in a dress but silly me, I always say I’ll use a specific fabric to do something extravagant but I end up doing something so much simpler. 50′s Skirt Adventure #3: Twill High-Waist Maxi The fabric I chose for this skirt was a lovely floral green The flow of the silk is definitely much heavier than the other fabrics I used before which is great for the a maxi style. 50's Skirt Adventure #3 - DIY Silk Maxi 50's Skirt Adventure #3 - DIY Silk Maxi
Vintage-Style Pillowcase Chemise
Well…another year has come and gone, and I feel as though I kept some of my resolution, kind of kept a few more and plain old broke a few other. But that has it is for many people, as long as you are trying, and changing you are succeeding in my book. Usually I hide little notes to remind me of those goals or little sayings I chant to myself every time I wake up or get in a situation. This year I have a lot of small resolutions like keeping my house, car, and kids tidy (yes, I have messy messy kids). Getting more organized and buy lots of bins so I can have a place for everything (I keep telling myself that there shouldn’t be a “junk drawer” if there was a place for everything). I will take more everyday photos/videos of the boys and everyday life. C&C: The gathered drape skirt with pockets tutorial C&C: The gathered drape skirt with pockets tutorial
Before we begin...Materials (4) 18” fabric squares - Knit fabrics work best, but woven fabrics with a lot of drapewould work with this top too. Suggestedfabrics are jersey, lace, or chion.20” strip of shoulder strap material such as:ribbon, bias tape, or twill tape. 1/4” biastape was used for cover pic. 18” square18” square18” square18” square20” of shoulder strap material The 4 Square Top is a loose tting top. The 18”squares should t most sizes, however, feel free toincrease or decrease the square size according toyour preference. 4 Square Top 4 Square Top
I continue my maxi/stripe obsession with an Ella Moss inspired 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. Not only did I make several for myself, I also made one for my sister and daughter as well. Pretty Ditty: Stripe Play Maxi Skirt Pretty Ditty: Stripe Play Maxi Skirt
Make Your Own Ascot Top We love a cute ascot! 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.
DIY SCARF PRINT SHORTS
This big pig has a zippered pocket containing six (or more, if you like) little piglets that look just like her! 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. Sew your own pig and piglets | Life and style
BEFORE & AFTER: THE ASYMMETRIC HEM MINI SKIRT

Boho Maxi Dress: a tutorial

This dress is an incredibly easy make. By now you may have realized that I'm all about the simple projects. I'm far from being a master seamstress, I just work with what I know and try to learn as I go.
I’m in love with the sporty trend! It can be edgy, casual or dressy. With the graphic combos of stripes, numbers, and logos, it creates a very unique and fun new way to dress. I love the many outfit possibilites like adding a pop of colorful running shoes added to the classy wool coat or adding a bright logo hat a top to the feminine fitted dress. A few DIYs that can accomplish this sporty trend: 1. Add a stripe up your pant leg or pencil skirt (tutorial here) 2. 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 | Life and style
bow on the back
DIY No-Sew Jersey Bolero
1920s chemise inspired top
green living: the morning ritual
vintage flair: make a (faux) fur collar
autumn collars
Guest Post at iCandy - DIY Candy Sundress
DIY FISHTAIL SKIRT | FREE PEOPLE COLLABORATION