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Creative Guest: Sarah at Welcome to the Good Life

Creative Guest: Sarah at Welcome to the Good Life
WOO HOO! Call me a big nerd but my heart's pounding because i'm so excited and honored to be here!!! my name is Sarah and i keep a blog over at Welcome to the gOOd life. it's a diary written by me (and sometimes by my hilarious husband) of the good and the ugly as a wife, a stay at home mom, raising two kids under three-just a year apart, and also my weekly DIY sewing projects. so should we get on to my DIY project? inspiration: squeezebox top from anthropologie picture from an anthropologie review blog. i think i literally gasped when i saw this top online. i instantly fell in love and knew i had to have it! i bought 2 white shirts, one in xs which is my size and one in large. i got the large shirt in round neck for more fabric while i got the xs in a scoopneck. you'll need: 2 shirts scissors matching thread pins estimated time: 1-2 hrs. project cost: very reasonable(mine was $8 for both shirts) skill level: advanced beginner to intermediate 3. take one of the piece and begin making the pleates. 4.

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shabby flower pillow (a tutorial) Sometimes, ideas in my head don’t always turn out as planned. And sometimes, they turn out better…. After running across Sweet Jessie’s Scalloped Garland tutorial a few months ago, I wanted to take the same technique and use it to make a shabby, fun, linen pillow. Freshly Picked: Elastic Waist Skirt Tutorial - Mama Edition with pockets! This tutorial is very similar to the lil' mama elastic waist skirt tutorial, with a few changes. If you want you can mash-up the two tutorials and come up with your own version, which I would love. I would suggest that you play with the two tutorials a little and take away from both of them what will work for you. Materials needed: 2-3 yards of fabric elastic, I used the 2 inch wide variety coordinating fabric for the pockets straight pins

49 Free Shirt Patterns 65 Free Shirt Patterns Posted on | November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment Shirts are much more comp­li­cat­ed to make than skirts. Neck­lines need to fit per­fect­ly, sleeves need to be set neat­ly and bod­ic­es need to sit cor­rect­ly. That’s why there aren’t a lot of free shirt pat­terns av­ail­ab­le on the in­ter­net. My two fav­or­ite re­sourc­es for free shirt pat­terns are Bur­da and Week­end De­sign­er. Add Ruffles to your Bathing Suit DIY If you’ve been following my blog for a while you may notice this DIY from last year but since my readership has more than doubled since then and the economy is as such, I thought it was still relevant and I’d share it again just in time for Summer with a few updates. This DIY will work for a one piece or bandeaux top as well as around the top of your bikini bottoms or top/leg sides of your one-piece …& don’t just stick to black, use your outdated colors & patterns and mix n match …super cute! Notes: You can use a machine or hand stitch the ruffles on …make sure to stitch along seam of the bathing suit so you can remove the ruffles if you want to at a later date …don’t stitch on top of the gather stitch or you won’t be able to create the ruffle & remove that stitch …trim any area you don’t like …this material will not fray.

Anthropologie Pratia Tank Top Tutorial February 6, 2010 1:59 pm Per popular demand, here is the Pratia tank tutorial! Start off with a t-shirt or tank top. What I did was get a larger t-shirt so I could gather it at bottom like the pratia tank. I cut off the sleeves so it would be a tank. Measure your neckline and get a piece of chiffon that length and fold it in half.

married to a bmw: Free Sewing Patterns: Womens Clothing married to a bmw Free Sewing Patterns: Women’s Clothing 06. February 2009 · 18 comments · Categories: Sewing Back to Free Sewing Patterns The 5 minute skirt by angry chickenRuffle Skirt by EmuShirt into Skirt with Yoga Style Waistband by Make It and Love ItThe Shirt Skirt by Sew Like My MomWomen's Skirt with Yoga Style Waistband by Make It and Love ItHow to Make a Skirt out of Scraps by craftstylishThree Tiered Skirt by Weekend designer20 Minute Simple Skirt by GrosgrainReversible Wrap Skirt by Weekend designerRuffled Linen Skirt by amazing maeYoga Skirt by Patty Young for Sew, Mama, Sew! House of Smiths: Pink Pleated Pillow Tutorial Okay... so you know how you have an idea, but you're not really quite sure how you're going to execute it... well... THIS was one of those kids of projects. lol. I had this extra material left, from making my shower curtain extension... and wanted to make a pillow, but the form I had was square... and I just had this long piece of pink fabric left... I had seen a pleated pillow in one of my favorite fabric stores a while back, and then also remembered seeing a really cute one on V and Co.

5 Minute Halter Top Seriously. This is so simple that it may even take you longer to pull out your sewing machine and set up than to actually make this top! How fabulous is that?! We found this idea here, and with the hot weather we've been having around here lately we thought now was the perfect time to whip one up! What You Need: 1 large square scarf (or large square of material, hemmed on all sides)something to tie around your neck (cord, ribbon, necklace...we used a chain to add some sass!)

DIY Fashion - DIY Home: DIY D&G multi-print wedge sandals printed scarves + nautical cord + wedges happy feet! Petticoat Tutorial For the last year, I have been looking for a petticoat- I know this might sound a little strange but I wanted something frilly and white to go under my skirts or even be worn as a skirt and to pair with my extensive collection of knee high boots! I had a very specific "vision" of what I wanted in my head and finally gave up my search and decided it was time to just make one for myself (like everything else-if I can't afford it or find it- I MAKE IT!). Since I didn't have a pattern, I made my own from an old skirt. While I don't wear it anymore, I loved the shape and design which was a little bit A-line- just what I wanted for my petticoat! Start by cutting up an old skirt to use as a pattern (or use a pattern!) Cut out the pattern from fabric.

The Shirt Skirt July 28, 2010 I’m so excited to post about this! When I met Dana, I fell in love with the skirt she was wearing. MADE: TUTORIAL: The Market Skirt Every girl needs a skirt for heading to the market; a market skirt with a pocket for fruit (and a stash of candy). It’s the perfect skirt for hanging out and sharing sodas with friends. Whatever your flavor; we have the color. Circle Knit Shirt Tutorial Post by Raechel of www.raechelmyers.com So. I have a favorite shirt. I’ll be honest, it’s probably my favorite because it’s the most comfortable shirt I own, AND my husband bought it for me and he thinks I look cute in it. That’s really all I need. Oh, and it’s a great backdrop for a pretty necklace!

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