Here’s how I turned a pair of thrift store pants into a classy swimdress.
So, funny story. I had to climb on a railing so that I could hand a giant insect’s butt to a total stranger.
The tale of a mermaid dress I designed and created for a local fashion show, and all of the problems that needed to be worked out in order to make the dress come to life.
I wanted to make a small ironing mat to use near my sewing machine. Here’s how you can make your own DIY pressing pad with cotton fabric, batting, and a Mylar emergency blanket.
Believe it or not, this sewing tip is courtesy of Tom Silva, from This Old House. He used this method to space porch pickets, but it also works great for spacing buttonholes.
This homemade hair gel made from flax seeds is one of my very favorite things. It does wonders for my naturally curly, frizzy hair.
This dress has only one vertical seam, in the center front. It’s lined, but has no hem. In fact, it’s just one large piece of fabric, attached to a circular collar, with a separate belt.