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DIY BALENCIAGA INSPIRED RUFFLE SKIRT. 15th January 2013 One of my absolute favourite collections from the coming SS13 season was Balenciaga, I was so incredibly taken with the monotones, cropped silhouettes, exaggerated ruffles and dip hemmed skirts, not to mention the stacked gold rings (get thee to the hardware store!).


Straight away I knew the collection would be the inspiration for one of my projects this year. Lace top tutorial for winter whites. Not only is she an amazing sewist (her maxi dresses are high on my to make list and we share an affection for bag making), the vintage modern nursery she put together for her sweet baby Reese is going to hit magazine news stands soon (isn’t that coral dresser great?)!

lace top tutorial for winter whites

Anthropologie squeezebox top DIY & sponsorship. Charlotte Russe Inspired Skirt. I fell in love with this skirt from Charlotte Russe: However, it was a little too short for my taste.

Charlotte Russe Inspired Skirt

I figured I could make one myself, so I did. 33K+ I know I don't quite have the legs of the 5'11" model. Lace for Days Skirt. So, remember how 2 weeks ago I told you I had a new skirt tutorial?

Lace for Days Skirt

I am just now getting around to creating it, so sorry about the wait! I have had the lace for this skirt for about a year now (seriously), and have finally gotten around to making it. This idea has been in my head for a long time and it's nice to see if finally completed! (you can tell how long it took me to do, because my nail polish changes throughout the tutorial) Curtains to a Ballerina Skirt. A Cinderella story...

Curtains to a Ballerina Skirt

So for a while now, I've been doing a bit of pinterest picture hoarding (let's be honest, that's what it really is) of tulle/ballet skirts. I just love everything about them. Sandalwood Apron. Well, the holidays are over and it is time to move on.

Sandalwood Apron

I took several pictures of our tree this year and this was my favorite. It is odd packing the christmas decor away without knowing where in the world we will be living next year when we unpack it. Have you packed your tree away yet? Summer of Skirts - Anthropologie Ruffled Skirt Tutorial. Here it finally is - the anthropologie inspired skirt tutorial!

Summer of Skirts - Anthropologie Ruffled Skirt Tutorial

There are two ways to do this. One is to make the whole skirt yourself using a knit fabric, and the other is to take an existing pencil or slim a-line skirt you already have and add the ruffles to it. If you choose to do the latter, simply skip to the ruffle steps below. What you need: - About a yard of knit fabric, depending on your size (see step 1 for details) . - Two contrasting fabrics, about 1/4 to 1/8 each. Schnabelinasroeckliebook. Old tutorials week: simple garter skirt. A simple garter skirt that will look totally cute this summer.

old tutorials week: simple garter skirt

Pair it with gladiator sandals, a thin tank top, and layered necklace for a dose of effortless summer sweetness. To make this DIY simple garter skirt, you will need: - Two pieces of fabric (width: half of your hip measurement + 14″ / length: your desired skirt length), with allowance. The top part should have enough allowance for the width of your garter. Use garter that is more than an inch thick for a cuter look. . - Bias tape or any trimming you fancy (width the same as your skirt fabric) - Garter (length: your waist measurement minus an inch) 1. 2.Take the two sides of your skirt and sew the sides together. 3. 4. 5. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. I'm looking forward to making this style skirt again with spring/summer-appropriate fabrics, and think it's a great easy project for beginner sewers to try (and inexpensive - cost me about $5 total).

Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY

Please note that I am not an experienced sewer and these steps may not be technically correct - I usually take garments I own and try to trace back the steps to recreate them. For this skirt, I used this J.Crew skirt as a guide and added a few inches to the length and width for a fuller A-line shape. You will need: - 1 - 1.5 yards of fabric depending on the size of the skirt, and if you want pockets. I used 1.5 yards. - Piece of soft elastic - at least 1" wide and long enough to fit around your waist. - Sewing machine (my Brother is very old and discontinued; this is the most similar model), scissors & thread. 1. Cut two rectangular pieces of fabric for the front and back of the skirt. Sew Delicious: The Peggy Skirt - Tutorial. We are currently working our way through Season 4 of Mad Men: Season 4 One of my favourite things about the show is the fantastic costumes.

Sew Delicious: The Peggy Skirt - Tutorial

The episode I watched the other night had Peggy wearing a striking blue dress with red pleats. How to Make a Pencil Skirt – DIY Fashion Tutorial. For a pencil skirt, you’re going to want a relatively strong fabric. It also helps if the fabric has some stretch to it. Stretch twill works well. A heavier non-stretch fabric would also work. Simple 15 Minute Skirt. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

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Now that we've learned the basics, she's showing us how to make a super easy beginner skirt. There are tons of pictures with each step after the jump, so you won't get lost! If you love Sewing 101, be sure to check out Valerie's blog and her shop. P.S. Valerie's having a shop sale and giveaway right now. SONP: 1 Yard 30 Minute Skirt Tutorial and Fabric Giveaway. I’m so excited to be joining in on Marigold from Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!

‘s Summer of No Pants series again this year. If you aren’t familiar with the series it’s packed full of tutorials, round ups and giveaways to help us get our skirt and dress on over the Summer and get out of ahem the yoga pants. Infinity dress with bandeau top - Sew Like My Mom. May 22, 2012 Last February when I competed in the So You Think You’re Crafty competition, I made an infinity dress. It was “Go Red for Women” week and I thought a sweet little dress for Valentine’s Day would be perfect. I scoured other tutorials for convertible dresses, but I was confused and frustrated, and decided make my own. My dress had a few mistakes as I was figuring out the best way to make it and upon its completion, it was unwearable for me. I was newly pregnant and the dress accentuated my belly (that we hadn’t told anyone about) and was much shorter than I prefer. Over the last 15 months, that has been the most popular post on my blog! I’ve gotten many comments and emails asking me about the top half of this dress.

25 Free Women's Dress Patterns. Stretchy knit pencil skirt. Supplies: knit or stretchy material (preferably thicker material) sewing machine or needle and thread thread scissors flexible measuring tape. Sew Your Own Circle Skirt in Four Steps. Finally! A straightforward tutorial on how to make one of these cute bottoms that I've always wanted but never can wear. The Alligator Skirt.

Hemming your jeans while keeping original hem! Hey everybody!