Tank Tops with Lacy Roses – Easy DIY

Tank Tops with Lacy Roses – Easy DIY

I am sitting here writing to you, smiling, because I am so pleased with the Tank Top project I just completed. It looks beautiful. Don’t you think? Tell me if you want some tank tops like this one too!!! My Tank Tops’ Make-over with Lots of Roses This WAS a...
Pillowcase Summer Dresses

Pillowcase Summer Dresses

Pillowcase summer dresses are so easy to make and these have been inspiring me to make my own summer dress. Before mine is finished, I want to show you these pillowcase dresses instead. What’s so special about these pillowcase dresses that you see in the picture here...

Beautiful Recycled T-shirts

Today I’m inspired to do something with the many unused new / old t-shirts we have laying around.  You have seen this great summer dress made from ripped yoga pants.   But you might also recall these great DIY refashioning /recycling t-shirts. In today’s...
DIY Flipflops Refashion

DIY Flipflops Refashion

We’ve seen our fair share of DIY flipflops refashion, but this one is a bit different. It uses the embroidered bra section of a summer dress over the super-cheap flip-flop bases, giving them quite a lift of fun and elegance. Pair it with some black nail polish and...
DIY Summer Dress from Yoga Pants

DIY Summer Dress from Yoga Pants

Tada!!! I am happy to hereby announce craft artisan extra-ordinaire: Jutta Dobler. Today I am nominating her as the second artist chosen in ‘A Stitch Above’ awards. For the event, she is sharing a pattern for super-easy DIY summer dresses. Jutta’s living &...
Quick Toddler t-Shirt Pattern

Quick Toddler t-Shirt Pattern

Quick and easy girls sewing pattern for a personalised 3-4T toddler t-shirt.  My lucky friend, who came to visit with her 3-year girl old last week, received a huge bag of used kids clothes from my neighbor. It contained everything from darling Spring dresses to...

Summer Dresses: Cutest Chevron Pattern

Oh, it’s time to start thinking ‘summer dresses’. Now is the time to select the best summer fabric and to start taking advantage of gorgeous dress patterns like this. Let’s start dreaming ‘summer’!!! And here is my first summer...

Free Crochet Patterns: Shell Cowl

Fancy a free crochet pattern for a thick, warm cowl that buttons up the front? Here’s one that features a beautiful crochet shell pattern. photo credit | tutorial : Alexis from Persia Lou Alexis shows the cowl scarf over a cowboy shirt. I can equally see it over a...
Peace Symbol Embroidery

Peace Symbol Embroidery

Peace Symbol Embroidery = Cool Refashioning = Stain Cover-Up. This extra-long, extra-fine cashmere cardigan by BCBG Maxazria (or was it Studio Max?!) has been my favorite top ever since I bought it. It is warm and looks great on. It’s neutral style and color means...
Bird Halloween Costumes – Free Patterns

Bird Halloween Costumes – Free Patterns

Don yourself + child in lovely Bird Halloween Costumes. Look at these fabulous costume designs! Suitable for any bird you choose to be. Free birds?! Eagles?! Flamingos?!! Parrots? Or, owls even. As you wish. With these wings you can just swoosh around and have a great...

Miu-Miu Copycat Women Lace Top

Fashion a’ la Miu Miu This women’s top with lace edging from Miu-Miu comes in two lengths. I instantly eyed this cropped shirt as ‘something to put on my bucket list’. Isn’t this darling? Great way to update a Goodwill sweater, or a top that’s in the back of...
Anthropologie Summer Dress – Pattern Video

Anthropologie Summer Dress – Pattern Video

Romantic Spring Dresses, Sewing Pattern. Today I have a sewing video tutorial for an elegant Anthropologie dress, called Gathering Breeze. This Spring dress / Summer dress retails at $260. You can make it for less than $20. Come learn how. Dress Detail Half lace, half...
A Cool Owl Applique Pattern Jazzes it up!

A Cool Owl Applique Pattern Jazzes it up!

Let’s sew on an owl appliqué. DAY 2 in OWL-WEEK. ‘Cause with this creative owl appliqué pattern you can literally jazz up anything. ; Designer Lauren from the Ruthie Pearl-blog did just this. She brilliantly transformed her little girl’s brown jacket from...
DIY Dye Heart T-shirt

DIY Dye Heart T-shirt

T-shirts like this fashionable graphic heart tee are perfect tops to wear. To wear outside in summer. Or inside, as a PJ, in winter. Easy to make too. In fact, this t-shirt was a 5 minute DIY. If you ever tie dyed a -T shirt before, this last statement might raise...

Free Fashion Sewing Patterns

:: Overview of free fashion sewing patterns::, or DIY garment make-overs that I luv’…! Yes, I’m showing you part of my Pinterest page on Fashion :: Free Sewing Patterns, as I know many of you are not yet following me there… You can fix this right now by simply...
Kaleidoscope Crochet Scarf

Kaleidoscope Crochet Scarf

Remember that freeform crochet bolero I received but which did not fit whatsoever? I modified it into a rather fun and happy scarf that sure stands out.  (I have a few crochet flowers / rosettes left over, one of which is going to be a crochet brooch, which I’ll...

Freeform Crochet

As you all know, I love knitting & crochet. So it’s to be expected that I get these kind of gifts. Usually I am thrilled with them, but sometimes, …. sometimes, it’s a miss… (silence) … So, here is my first challenge of 2012: a white elephant....

Halloween in Hollywood

Pin It:First set of wonderful photos of stunning and outlandish Halloween costumes. Hollywood does it. Even the major was in a terrific cowboy costume. Kid-friendly photos here, despite the many sexy outfits there, at…. … one of the world’s largest...