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Simplicity 8124 Modified
African Fabric DIY Sewing

African Fabric No. 1. Ruffled Midi Dress from Simplicity 8124 (Modified)

Hello everyone.  This is a modified version of Simplicity 8124.  My husband traveled abroad this year to Liberia, a country in West Africa.  He had not been there for many many years and stayed for several weeks.  He promised to bring me back some African fabric, and he stayed true …

Vogue 9253 Linen Dress
DIY Fashion Sewing

Linen Series 2021 Part 5. Linen Mid-Length Belted Caftan Dress – Vogue 9253

Welcome to Part 5 of my Linen Series 2021.  This a mid length belted caftan dress made in a beautiful natural linen.  This is Vogue 9253.  Here is the pattern.  I have made this dress before to wear to a local fashion show and it was one of my first …

Blue Linen Ruffled Skirt
DIY Fashion Sewing

Linen Series 2021 Part 3. The Blue Ruffled Skirt with Side Tie. Simplicity 8637

Hello Crafty Sisters and Brothers.  I see you out there making all of those beautiful clothes and accessories for your home.  I See You and I love it.  I just hope I am inspiring someone in some way to just get out there and make your stuff.  And if I …

Red Linen Maxi Tank Dress
DIY Fashion Sewing

Linen Series 2021 Part 1. Maxi Length Tank Dress with Matching Belt

Hello lovely people.  Let’s talk about linen.  I am obsessed with fabric, and linen fabric has always been one of my favorites.  Although linen wrinkles very easily it is a naturally breathable fabric with great versatility and many uses.  The fabric even looks good with wrinkles.  Linen comes in several …

Bohemian Print Tunic with Side Ties
DIY Fashion Sewing

Bohemian Patchwork Print Tunic with Side Ties – Made with Leftover Fabric

Hello.  Last week I blogged about a bohemian patchwork print maxi skirt I made.  If you missed that post, here it is.  Boho Skirt with Patchwork Fabric.  The inspiration for that skirt came from a skirt I saw on Pinterest that I added to my “Inspired to Create” Pinterest Board.  …