V8840 DIY Dress with Pleated Bell Sleeves

Hola Chicas,

I have been extremely absent lately.  Absent from sewing, posting and all things in between.

I think I go through periods of time where I obsess about different things and then when I’m done, I obsess about something new… my recent obsession consists of catching back up on old Game of Thrones seasons.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve watched seasons 1 -3 and I’m so into it, I plan on re-watching all other seasons.  It’s pretty bad.

I come home from work, eat dinner with my family, catch up on other projects that I’m working on & then I watch GOT, sleep and do it all over again.  I’ve even cut out my reality shows!!

v8840 DIY Dress with Pleated Bell Sleeve

 

Today’s post is all about sewing on trend.

The Bell Sleeve Obsession.

V8840 DIY Dress with Pleated Bell Sleeves

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Easy DIY Maxi Dress

Sew Sisters

Today’s post is special for my new sewists!  If you’ve been struggling to get your start with learning how to read sewing patterns or you may get frustrated with all of the steps in preparation… maybe it’s time to try something a bit easier!

This has to be the easiest dress I’ve ever made.

This DIY maxi dress is something I made this time last year and at the time, I felt like it was just too simple to add to the blog.

Not that all sewing projects have to take hours to prep and construct… and let’s face it, not all DIY projects are extravagant with massive amounts of details.

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DIY Fur Vest

One fashion trend that got my attention earlier this year was the DIY Fur Vest.  I haven’t had the chance to rock mine yet and I don’t wanna wait until it cools back off again to give it a try!

Here’s a really quick post to show how I’ve transitioned my Fur Vest into my Pre-Summer wardrobe!

DIY Fur Vest

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DIY V8840 Pattern Hack

It’s about that time… We’re getting into the Summer months and the weather in Texas is shouting out DRESS SEASON.  Bust out your TNT (tried – n – true) patterns and make something happen.

Enter… my summertime Blue [DIY] Dress

DIY V8840 Pattern Hack

This time around, I chose Vogue Pattern V8840, also seen HERE.

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V8977 Top

This is a very popular pattern among DIY Bloggers and one that’s been in my stash for a long time too – Vogue Pattern V8977.

There’s something about shades of green this year that has my senses going absolutely crazy!

This top started out as a dress, but quickly ended back up as a top only…

V8977 Top

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